Category: Vacuum System Installation, Rough Vacuum Systems

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QF/KA Flange Connection Tips For Improved Vacuum System Performance

QF/KA Flange Connection Tips For Improved Vacuum System Performance Quick-Flange vacuum fittings, known as QF, KF, NW or, in some instances DN, are a widely used flange-type connection system serviceable in rough to medium-vacuum systems. They offer reliable, convenient interconnecting of vacuum components.   QF flange connections are simple to implement.These guidelines will ensure that your system delivers the best vacuum performance:

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8 Installation Tips For a Leak Free Vacuum System

8 Installation Tips For a Leak Free Vacuum System INTRODUCTION: Vacuum sensors that have a threaded interface (e.g., like those found on Model 215v or Model 200) require threaded pipe connections. Threaded pipe connections are commonly used in vacuum sensors, vacuum pumps and rough-vacuum systems. This type of connection can provide economical, reliable service if properly installed. By following a few guidelines you can use threaded pipe to make connections that should be leak free in pressures down to 10 -4 Torr or better. However, low quality pipe and cheap pipe fittings are commonly used in rough vacuum systems, which usually results in

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