Turbomolecular Pump

14 03 2009

The Turbomolecular Pump arrived. I wonder if this will have any problems running on it’s side. It looks like it’s designed to be in a upright position.

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The underside. You can see an oil reservoir. The unit is covered in oil. I supposed I should refill the reservoir with fluidimg_3335The exhaust portal is bent out of shape:img_3329

3 pin interface. I wonder if I could program an Arduino + a PWM board to be a controller. 

img_3332The input:

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22 03 2009
Turbomolecular Pumps « Prometheus Fusion Perfection

[…] current TMpump can only run standing up (or the oil from the reservoir would drain into the turbine). So before […]

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