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Why do I care about slew rate?

Why do I care about slew rate? In a critical process it may be necessary to slowly bring the vacuum level up or down at a specified rate so as to not disturb process material. This can be referred to as the slew rate, or ramp rate, of the vacuum level. A new feature for the Stratavac Touch is the ability to set a slew rate along with a setpoint for a valve and the controller handles the details.  In Vacuum, what we mean by slew rate is a specific or defined change in pressure over a defined timeframe. Some people

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StrataVac | Behind the Name

StrataVac | Behind the Name How did STRATAVAC get its name? The prefix Strata is for Stratum. Webster’s Dictionary defines Strata as “a layer of material, naturally or artificially formed, often one of a number of parallel layers one upon another”. STRATAVAC, DigiVac’s Multi-Gauge Vacuum Controller, is customizable for a number of Vacuum Applications based on its ability to add additional driver cards to the vacuum instrument. And “Vac” for, well, vacuum ;). Strata (many layers) of Vac (vacuum) capabilities. Now, let’s dig into a few of the DigiVac STRATAVAC and STRATAVAC Touch lines features and benefits. Need to measure vacuum at one point of

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Recap of AVS 2018 – Long Beach, CA

Recap of AVS 2018 – Long Beach, CA Two weeks ago (10/23), the DigiVac team walked into AVS 65 at the Long Beach Convention Center with excitement, eager to show exhibit attendees our new product developments. On display, we had a few products, some new, and some known but updated in appearance and functionality. Our booth visitors found the traditional thermocouple Bullseye with a Bluetooth connected to our Vacuum Gauge 2.0, StrataVac 2018 with one thermocouple sensor and our brand new StrataVac Touch connected to our recently launched VacStable valve, a thermocouple sensor and an MKS 523 gauge. Everything was

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