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. Automation must be implemented and available for Focus and Stigmation.
The application uses the pump to reduce water vapor partial pressure, allowing faster product throughput, reducing base pressure and pump-down time. and therefore improving tool productivity.
R 5 vacuum pumps are distinguished by high pumping speeds even in low pressure ranges resulting in quick pump-down times. High-quality rotor vanes guarantee long uptimes and the specially-designed air exhaust filters allow excellent oil separation.