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StrataVac | Behind the Name

Posted by Jennifer Collins on Jul 8, 2020 1:30:00 PM

How did STRATAVAC get its name? The prefix Strata is for Stratum. Webster's Dictionary defines Strata as “a layer of material, naturally or artificially formed, often one of a number of parallel layers one upon another”. STRATAVAC, DigiVac’s Multi-Gauge Vacuum Controller, is customizable for a number of Vacuum Applications based on its ability to add additional driver cards to the vacuum instrument. And "Vac" for, well, vacuum ;). Strata (many layers) of Vac (vacuum) capabilities. Now, let's dig into a few of the DigiVac STRATAVAC and STRATAVAC Touch lines features and benefits.
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Topics: Vacuum Analytics, StrataVac 2018, Vacuum Control, Vacuum Technology

DigiVac Launches Novel Vacuum Gauge For High Vacuum Region At AVS

Posted by Tim Collins on Oct 20, 2015 1:51:51 PM

DigiVac Exhibiting at the 62nd AVS International Symposium and Exhibition Booth 622 DIGIVAC— is excited to exhibit New Technology at AVS 2015—the 62nd International Symposium and Exhibition on October 18th-23rd at the San Jose Convention Center, in San Jose, California.  OptraVac |  Addresses the Need of High Accuracy By Direct Measurement in the High Vacuum Region (1x10-3 to 1x10-7 Torr).  OPTRAVAC is the only Isolated and Passive sensor technology on the market. Unlike any other medium and high vacuum measurement technology currently available, it is immune to electromotive pulse (EMP), electrical interference, and magnetic interference. Why is this important? You avoid sensor degradation and inaccurate readings.
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Topics: Manufacturing, Accuracy, Vacuum Analytics, Surface Treatment

3 Key Features Your Vacuum Pump May Desperately Need

Posted by Tom Bassi on Sep 15, 2015 10:00:00 AM

              Vacuum Pumps—the Work Horses of Many Industrial Processes Vacuum pumps are an integral part of many industrial facilities and are used in many chemical processing and manufacturing applications. They are the work horses of vacuum processes and can often be in service 24 hours a day/7 days a week. With proper set-up of your system and timely preventative maintenance, your pump can operate effectively for years to come. You know how important preventative maintenance is, but there are other features like remote monitoring, data logging for tracking and pump down curve creation, and alarm notification that can be easily added to assist you in keeping your processes running without costly interruptions.
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Topics: Manufacturing, Vacuum Analytics, Vacuum Gauge Connectivity, Oil and Gas, Vacuum Pump Troubleshooting

Push Technology: Real Time Notifications From Your Vacuum Gauge

Posted by Alexandra Fotos on Apr 22, 2015 3:12:58 PM

Real-time notifications are a glimpse into the future of vacuum pumps Have you heard the news? Arguably, this is not big news. In an ever-changing digital world we expect to be updated on the latest event as it is happening right now, not what happened five hours ago or even yesterday.
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Topics: Manufacturing, Vacuum Analytics, Vacuum Gauge Connectivity, Custom Vacuum Solutions

The Wireless Future Of Vacuum Gauges

Posted by Eric Beardslee on Mar 9, 2015 11:07:08 AM

You may have heard the saying, ‘the internet of things,’ but what does this mean and what does it have to do with vacuum gauges? This popular phrase means that everyday objects become much more powerful with network connectivity. Connected devices exchange data, and, in the process, change the way we use the device. A new symbiosis between humans and technology is now a reality, and the implications - along with the possibilities – are seemingly endless. Now, what about those vacuum gauges?
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Topics: Vacuum Analytics, Vacuum Gauge Connectivity, Custom Vacuum Solutions

Vacuum Gauges And Connectivity: Accessing Your Data From Anywhere

Posted by Tim Collins on Oct 2, 2014 8:30:00 AM

Having a network-connected vacuum gauge enables you to save your vacuum data (great for troubleshooting at a distance with a master tech or scientist) and makes it accessible wherever you need it, across the hall or around the world. 
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Topics: Vacuum Analytics, Vacuum Gauge Connectivity

Does your job suck? 3 things that make HVAC troubleshooting easier....

Posted by Tom Matthews on Aug 22, 2014 7:00:00 AM

  You're on your 3rd callback, in a cramped space, it's hot, muggy and you are not getting paid nearly enough.  Sound familiar? Working in the HVAC industry can suck at times. Over several years, our innovative vacuum scientists conducted an extensive study of HVAC professions. They concluded that callbacks and stress levels could be minimized with a few simple changes.
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Topics: HVAC, Vacuum Analytics