pump-down time

pump-down time

[′pəmp ′dau̇n ‚tīm]
(engineering)
The length of time required to evacuate a leak-tested vessel.
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The absence of such chamber reduces surface area and pump-down time.
The application uses the pump to reduce water vapor partial pressure, allowing faster product throughput, reducing base pressure and pump-down time.
A further benefit of the SCION series is the extremely fast pump-down time, which increases productivity and reduces down-time.
R 5 vacuum pumps are distinguished by high pumping speeds even in low pressure ranges resulting in quick pump-down times.