Best use of vacuum systems

Technologie du vide
MS128 - 14 hours

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

To understand pumping technologies.
To comply with the recommended specifications and applications concerning the use of different types of pumps: correct pressure and selection, lowest achievable pressure and volumetric flow.
Safety measures.

To introduce practical & theoretical knowledge to users
for optimising maintenance, pump service and vacuum
system availability

 

WHO WILL BENEFIT MOST?

Technicians and engineers.
Management staff
Users of vacuum pumps.

 

PREREQUISITES

Preliminary experience on vacuum installations is recommended.

 

INNOVATIVE TEACHING RESOURCES

Alternating lectures and “hands-on” exercises.
Prior interview with the trainees possible in order to qualify their needs.
Demonstration tools in our workshops.
Multiple choice questions at the start and end of the training.

 

PRICE per person

1180 € ex.VAT

 

DATES & LOCATION

Training Department : +33(0)4 76 84 40 30

Can be also held in your premises for a specific training.

 

MAIN TRAINER

Pierre-Aimé BOISSON: Maintenance Engineer, used to solve maintenance and productivity issues on vacuum pumps

 

PROGRAM

1. The physics of vacuum

General familiarisation on the production of vacuum - notions of pressure

2. Operation and use of vacuum pumps

- Operating principles
- Accessories
- Maintenance frequency
- Recognition of the cause of deterioration

Selection of equipment depending on your work situation: Rotary vane pumps, piston pumps, roots pumps, dry pumps: membrane pumps, scroll pumps, screw pumps, molecular pumps, turbo molecular pumps, diffusion pumps, fixation pumps, cryogenic pumps, Chillers

3. Operation and use of connecting elements

- Types of existing elements
- Choice of parts and assembly for optimal vacuum
- Notions of baking and ultra-high vacuum
- O-rings (metallic, etc.)
- Flanges

4. Operation and use of measuring instruments

- Operating principles and adjustments
- Calibration frequency
- Recognition of the symptoms caused by deterioration
- Manometers and gauges (Bourdon, Pirani, Penning, Bayert-Alpert, capacitance gauge or Baratron)
- Leak detectors

5. Hands-on exercises – answers and questions