Vacuum Pump Fixed!

3 06 2010

All photos.

The vacuum pump is back online!

Although Pfeiffer sent the wrong o-ring:

I was able to re-use the previous o-ring:

I’ll upgrade the o-ring to the new one when I get it from Pfeiffer.

Here is the removed broken vent valve:

The vent plug installed:

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3 responses

5 06 2010
b

When you make a brief post, for the benefit of first time visitors, please provide more context.
eg:
May: The TVR is required for?
June: the pump is used for?

6 06 2010
FAMULUS

Good point.

6 06 2010
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