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Pfeiffer Release Vacuum Technology Book

“The Vacuum Technology Book” is an 800-page, four-color, hardcover reference book and catalog. Source: Pfeiffer Vacuum

NASHUA, NH-Pfeiffer Vacuum, producer of vacuum products and services, announces the release of its new catalog, “The Vacuum Technology Book.” The 800-page, four-color, hardcover reference book and catalog covers the complete range of vacuum technology, including equipment for generating, controlling and measuring vacuum, as well as accessories and components. In addition, there is a 150-page vacuum technology reference section. For each product, the catalog contains information on the field of application, features, technical data and part numbers. An online version of the catalog is available at

The products covered include turbomolecular, rotary vane, roots and dry pumps; vacuum gages and controllers; and mass spectrometers, helium leak detectors, flanges, feedthroughs and valves. New to the catalog are a line of HiPace turbopumps, HiPace MC magnetically levitated turbopumps, PentaLine two-stage rotary vane pumps, HenaLine single-stage rotary vane pumps, OktaLine roots pumps, HeptaDry dry screw pumps, PrismaPlus mass spectrometers, HiQuad high-end mass spectrometers and electromagnetically, electropneumatically and manually actuated valves.

A reference section provides an introduction to vacuum technology with basic vacuum fundamentals, pump operating principles and designs, the fundamentals of pressure measurement, operating principles of mass spectrometers, leak detection test methods and useful information on valves and components. There also is a section that helps with dimensioning questions such as, "How big of a pump do I need? What is the correct backing pump? Should I be concerned about pumping high gas loads? How does the piping influence the volume flow rate?"

For more information, call (603) 578-6500, e-mail or visit

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