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Agilent Flexy Pumping Stations and IDP 15 Scroll Pumps

Provac Sales, Inc. is now offering new Agilent Vacuum Equipment. Featured Products:Agilent TPS-Flexy with TV-84FS turbomolecular pump and MD-1 diaphragm pump $5,290.00 each (pictured left) Pump down time: 140 seconds to 5x10-5 mbar (1 liter) Turbo pump Rotational Speed 81,000 RPM Agilent IDP-15 Dry Scroll Pump, High-performance dry primary vacuum pump $6,800.00 each (pictured right) Peak pumping speed: 15.4 m3/hour Ultimate Pressure: 10X10-3 Torr Quiet (<50db) and vibration free Hermetic Design  

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Edwards nXDS and XDS Dry Scroll Pumps

Provac's featured product: Edwards XDS and nXDS Dry Scroll Vacuum Pumps A favorite in the semiconductor industry, Edwards XDS scroll pumps have become an industry standard wherever dry pumping is essential, proving to be a robust and clean vacuum pump solution in a range of applications and processes. Benefits to Edwards Scroll Pumps include: Quiet- up to 20 times quieter than other pumps Low Cost of Ownership- long service interval & lower power consumption Quicker Process- superior vapor handling Provac offers both rebuilt and new inventory Edwards dry scroll pumps.  Just a few of our in-stock and ready-to-ship scroll pumps are highlighted below.   Edwards nXDS-10i Scroll  Pump New $6,578, Rebuilt $5,000 nXDS improves on legacy XDS pumps by offering...

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Wet vs. Dry Roughing Pumps

The new trend in roughing pumps for the last 20 years has been to move from “wet” oil sealed piston and rotary vane pumps to “dry” oil-free screw, hook and claw, diaphragm, and scroll pumps. Many customers prefer to not use oil due to the perceived mess oil changes can cause, but there are upsides and downsides to both types of pumps. Reviewing the benefits and disadvantages for both types of vacuum pumps can give you better insight into which type would work best for your application: Dry Pumps Benefits: No oil changes Disadvantages: Higher purchase price Higher cost to rebuild More propensity for major hard part damage More sensitive to contamination (process cannot be run through many types) More...

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