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5 Gallon Aluminum Vacuum Chamber - Glass Vac

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BVV's 5 Gallon Aluminum Chamber - Glass Vac

This is a complete Glass Vac® vacuum chamber setup; designed built and 100% tested in Chicago, Illinois. Glass Vacs feature a borosilicate glass lid, giving these chambers even greater resistance to solvents than our Shatter Vacs line. These chambers are compatible with all stabilizing resins and solvents, making them the choice of wood workers everywhere. The manifold is mounted to the side of the chamber, giving an unobstructed view into the chamber.

                                   With our unique patent pending gasket design (Utility Patent #14/533,548) this chamber is sure to last 10,000 uses with proper care and maintenance. The gasket itself is reversible (doubling the life of our system) allowing customers to instantly take it off and flip it over. No adhesives are used! Our simple gasket design even allows you to place the lid on the chamber somewhat off center and still pull a full vacuum. This is a feature that most other vacuum chambers do not offer. The maximum allowed temperature of this chamber is 160f. The components of this chamber are rated at higher temperatures however as a vacuum vessel we limit maximum operational temperature to 160f. Every chamber is tested prior to shipping to lose no more than 2.5Hg/24hrs. Comes with 30 days Limited Warranty.

 This Kit Includes:

  • 1 x 5 Gallon Aluminum Chamber 
  • 1 x Borosilicate Glass Lid
  • 1 x Industrial grade silicone gasket (Color may vary between Orange and Blue) 
  •    Gasket can withstand 390F max temp.
  •    60A durometer density
  • 1 x Glycerin filled vacuum gauge (must be regulated upon arrival)
  •    Max vacuum -29Hg (+/-.5Hg) at sea level
  • 1 x Leak free nickel plated air manifold
  •    Vacuum release valve and vacuum connect valve
  • 1 x 5ft HVAC hose with female JIC flare
  • 1 x 8"x8" Platinum cured silicone non stick VacPad®
  • 1 x 50 Micron air filter
  • Internal Dimensions: 10” Tall X 12” Diameter 
  • Wall Thickness: 4mm 

Compatibility Explanation:

  • BestValueVac® Chambers are not compatible with stabilization resin (i.e. Cactus Juice™, Gator Venom™, Minwax™ etc.), alcohol, ethanol, acetone and acrylic based monomers or polymers.The lid may only be cleaned with soapy water.
  • ShatterVac® chambers are not compatible with stabilization resin (i.e. Cactus Juice™, Gator Venom™, Minwax™ etc.), acetone, acrylic based monomers or polymers. The lid may be cleaned with soapy water and low strength cleaning agents.
  • GlassVac® chambers are compatible with all solvents and stabilization resins. We only recommend and warranty GlassVac® chambers for resin infusion and wood stabilization.The lid may be cleaned with any solvent or cleaning agent.

Pump Facts:

  •  We recommend the oil is changed every 50-75 of operating hours.
  •  CFM is a measure of cubic feet per minute.
  •  Single stage pumps reach a max vacuum of 50-75 microns (0=complete vacuum).
  •  Dual/Two stage pumps reach a max vacuum of 10-15 microns (0=complete vacuum).

See FAQ at the top for product safety warnings. (30 Day Limited Warranty: after this time period, any warranty issues must be resolved with the end supplier).

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    Posted by Tom on Apr 9th 2021