FAQs Vacuum Chambers

Attaching  Plumbing System To The Vacuum Chamber

(Remove Green Seal Prior to Attaching)

  • Attach plumbing system as shown in Figure 1.
  • Hold the plumbing system (gauge facing up) with one hand and tighten lock nut with end wrench or socket.
  • Tighten the plumbing system snug until and the rubber ring starts to squeeze. Do Not A good indicator is when the plumbing can only rotate with some nominal force. 

 Figure 1

 

Attaching Plumbing System To The Chamber Lid

  • Attach plumbing system as shown in Figure 2.
  • Hold the plumbing system (gauge facing up) with one hand and tighten lock nut with end wrench or socket.
  • Tighten the plumbing system snug until and the rubber ring starts to squeeze. Do Not A good indicator is when the plumbing system can only rotate with some nominal force.

Figure 2
 

 

Vacuum does not register on gauge after 5 second with pump running:

Ensure the seal is properly placed on the rim of the chamber. Once the pump starts, Press down slightly on the lid to ensure contact with lid and seal.

Ensure the hosing is connected to the valve with the hose barbe.

Ensure the valve connected to the hose is open and the valve with the filter is closed.

Gauge does not Zero or Registers Full Vacuum :

Ensure the black nipple located at the top of the gauge is properly cut flush with the black cap. Figure 3. 

 

Figure 3: Trim Rubber Nipple On Gauge