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Don't Forget the Grease!

Posted by Jennifer Collins on May 30, 2019 2:48:06 PM

How many connections do you see? When putting together distillation systems that function under vacuum, you cannot forget to grease all the connections or leaks will happen. Tracking down a leak after everything is set-up just leads to frustration and wastes time!
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Topics: Accessories, Vacuum system setup, vacuum system needs, Vacuum grease

Benefits of Throttle and Bleed Vacuum Control

Posted by Jennifer Collins on Feb 13, 2019 2:50:33 PM

The most commonly used vacuum pumps run at one speed. Therefore, the pump is always driving toward the deepest vacuum level possible where they function optimally. Just because this is the sweet spot for your vacuum pump, doesn’t mean it’s the best vacuum level for your process.
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Topics: StrataVac 2018, Vacuum Control, Multi-sensor Vacuum Controller, Vacuum Technology, valves

Recap of AVS 2018 - Long Beach, CA

Posted by Kerry O'Brien on Nov 5, 2018 1:19:35 PM

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 a hit!
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Topics: Vacuum Technology

RoHS Compliance and DigiVac Gauges

Posted by Kerry O'Brien on Oct 10, 2018 9:15:19 AM

What is RoHS? Restriction of hazardous substances, abbreviated as RoHS, is a protocol many companies worldwide put into place in 2006. Why? Because when the European Union decided in 2003 to standardize the practice of minimizing or removing all materials that could be harmful, electrical and electronics companies had to comply in order to maintain business with Europe. Additionally, following the shift in production processes meant that end products became safer for customers.  
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Topics: RoHS, Vacuum Technology, RoHS Compliance, Compliance, CE Compliance

How to Set up Wifi for the StrataVac 2018

Posted by Kerry O'Brien on Jul 16, 2018 12:03:28 PM

  The new StrataVac 2018 comes in multiple configurations, one being the wifi option. If you chose to get your StrataVac with a wifi card for easy online connectivity and monitoring, your first step will be setting up the SSID with your network. How exactly do you set up the StrataVac wifi?
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What's New with the StrataVac?

Posted by Kerry O'Brien on Jun 25, 2018 10:59:24 AM

The StrataVac is one of our leading products for customers looking to both measure and maintain pressure. It is a more complex device that offers a number of different configurations, making it possible for every customer to get exactly what they need.   In this post we will discuss the four most common configurations of the StrataVac unit, including: Regulator card and valve Two thermocouple sensors Wireless ethernet port Capacitance manometers
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Topics: StrataVac 2018, Vacuum Control, Vacuum Regulation, Multi-sensor Vacuum Controller

How to get your VPC Up and Running

Posted by Kerry O'Brien on Nov 27, 2017 11:13:59 AM

Hooking up Digivac VPC DigiVac has expanded their product line to include controllers specifically geared to the Botanical Industry and those trying to extract material from plants. With this expanding industry there is a need and an opportunity to make certain parts of the extraction process easier. Have you ever looked at vacuum equipment and thought to yourself “Where do I begin?’ “How do I hook this thing up?” Well, we have developed a controller that won’t have you asking those questions.  
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