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Why do I care about slew rate?

Posted by Jennifer Collins & William Lewental on Jul 23, 2020 2:00:00 PM

In a critical process it may be necessary to slowly bring the vacuum level up or down at a specified rate so as to not disturb process material. This can be referred to as the slew rate, or ramp rate, of the vacuum level. A new feature for the Stratavac Touch is the ability to set a slew rate along with a setpoint for a valve and the controller handles the details.
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Topics: StrataVac 2018, Vacuum Control, Multi-sensor Vacuum Controller, Vacuum Technology

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

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