Short Course Catalog | Vacuum Pumps

Course: Vacuum Pumps

Course Objectives

  • Learn about the types of commercially available vacuum pumps and their performance specifications.
  • Learn how each pump works and what maintenance is required.
  • Understand how to select a pump or pumps for a given application.

Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive description of all vacuum pumps currently used in industry, research and development. Roughing, high and ultrahigh vacuum pumps will be described. The two primary pumping mechanisms, throughput and capture, will be explained. Criteria for selecting pumps will be examined and performance specifications illustrated to assist the user in designing and operating pumping systems. A complete listing of commercially available pumps will be provided.

Who Should Attend?

Technicians, engineers, sales/marketing people, and scientists who desire a comprehensive, one day course on vacuum pumps.


Woody Weed Technical Staff Member, Sandia National Laboratories

Course Materials

Course Notes

Cost: $690