vacuum support

vacuum support

[′vak·yəm sə‚pȯrt]
(mechanical engineering)
That portion of a rupture disk device which prevents deformation of the disk resulting from vacuum or rapid pressure change.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Another reported benefit of Vacunite is the vacuum support cleans the nitrogen, which means it can be reused in the process.
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