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by DanielCorreia
Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Is it safe to have an asymmetric inlet to a turbopump?
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Is it safe to have an asymmetric inlet to a turbopump?

Oh, hah, didn't even think about that. Thanks!
by DanielCorreia
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Is it safe to have an asymmetric inlet to a turbopump?
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Is it safe to have an asymmetric inlet to a turbopump?

My pump (Varian V200) has an ISO 100 flange/centering ring, I'm planning on just clamping it with bolts to the bottom of the baseplate pictured in the diagram. My chamber wall is a 6" OD piece of steel pipe, and most of the area inside is used for feedthroughs - necessitating the off-center arrangem...
by DanielCorreia
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Is it safe to have an asymmetric inlet to a turbopump?
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Is it safe to have an asymmetric inlet to a turbopump?

Sorry for the whole wack of questions from a newbie! Due to some space constraints on my chamber, I have to mount my turbopump "overhanging" the side a bit - in effect, only about 1/3 the blades are actually going to be exposed to pressure. Is the asymmetric, unbalanced pressure on one side of the r...
by DanielCorreia
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Can I rough down a chamber through a turbopump's foreline?
Replies: 2
Views: 546

Can I rough down a chamber through a turbopump's foreline?

I'm trying to simplify a vacuum setup and minimize valves and connections; I'm wondering if the air pressure when pumping down from atmosphere through the foreline will damage the last few blades of the pump - is this a real concern?
by DanielCorreia
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Howdy from Ontario!!
Replies: 1
Views: 397

Howdy from Ontario!!

Hello, my fellow vacuum enthusiasts!

I'm Dan, I'm working on a number of vacuum chambers and systems; in general unrelated to fusion, but this seems to be one of the few vacuum systems forums - thanks for making this resource!