Gas pumping systems

Technologie du vide
MS129 - 14 hours

COURSE OBJECTIVES

To understand the different technologies used to produce vacuum and their use within industries.
Conditions of operation
To understand and adapt the vacuum system to the process.

 

AUDIENCE

Technicians, process and research engineers.

 

PREREQUISITES

Prior experience on vacuum installations is recommended.

 

IINNOVATIVE TEACHING RESOURCES

The training will take place at 40-30 facilities where we maintain primary and secondary vacuum pumps. We can also arrange this training at your site if this is required.

 

PRICE per person

1180 € ex.VAT

 

DATE & LOCATION

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

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

 

MAIN TRAINER

Michel THIAM: PhD in Physics (Strong Experience in Surface Physics and Surface Chemistry under UHV Conditions), from 40-30 Engineering Department; certified COFREND NDT Using level 2.

 

PROGRAM

1. Vacuum physics and technology

The main laws on vacuum physics.

2. Flows

Pressure, flow rate, volume, flows
Conductance
Pumping time calculation
Response time calculation

3. Vacuum production

- Rotary vane pumps
- Dry pumps
- Molecular pumps
- Turbo pumps
- Diffusion pumps
- Cryogenic pumps
- Ionic pumps + TSB
Selection criteria

4. Pressure measurements

- Pirani
- Penning
- Triode gauges
- Helium cell
- Mass spectrometry
- Gas analyser

5. Operation and replacement of connecting elements

- Types of existing elements
- Choice of parts and assembly for optimal vacuum
- Notions of baking and ultra-high vacuum
- Joints
- Flanges

6. Operation of measurement equipment

Manometers (Pirani, à thermocouple, à capacitance, Penning, Bayert Alpert)
Selection criteria