VACUU-PURE vacuum pumps and sustainability practices in the lab are a match made in heaven! There are multiple reasons why modern vacuum pumps from experts such as Vacuubrand GmbH lesson the environmental impact of reactions carried out, but oil-free pumps such as the innovative VACUU-PURE significantly help protect both the laboratory AND the environment.
The Vacuubrand VACUU·PURE® screw pump has proven to be a real change catalyst in the laboratory in replacing oil-driven technologies and supporting customers across many different application areas. In addition, it offers a highly efficient mode of operation, allowing multiple applications to be run simultaneously with one unit. It’s also maintenance-free, allowing for continuous operation, and enables clean, hydrocarbon-free fore vacuum!
Key considerations for vacuum pumps and sustainability
- Energy Efficiency:
Modern vacuum pumps are designed to be energy-efficient, consuming less electricity while maintaining a high level of performance. By reducing energy consumption, they help lower greenhouse gas emissions and minimize the laboratory’s overall carbon footprint.
- Waste Reduction:
Vacuum pumps aid in the removal of unwanted gases, vapors, and liquids from laboratory processes. This prevents the release of potentially harmful substances into the environment and reduces waste generation, promoting a cleaner and greener laboratory operation.
- Recycling and Reuse:
Some laboratory vacuum pumps are equipped with features that allow them to recycle or reclaim solvents and other chemicals, which can be reused in experiments or processes. This reduces the demand for new chemicals and contributes to a more sustainable laboratory practice.
- Extended Equipment Lifespan:
Regular use of vacuum pumps helps maintain the efficiency of various laboratory equipment, such as rotary evaporators and filtration systems. Proper maintenance and care of these machines extend their lifespan, reducing the need for frequent replacements and thereby reducing waste.
- Green Vacuum Pump Technologies:
The VACUU-PURE vacuum pump is an oil-free and dry vacuum pump that eliminates the need for oil changes and reduces environmental contamination.
- Reduced Environmental Impact:
Laboratory vacuum pumps play a crucial role in many scientific processes, such as filtration, distillation, and evaporation. By using efficient vacuum pump systems, researchers can carry out experiments with minimal environmental impact, ensuring that resources are used wisely and efficiently.
- Resource Conservation:
Sustainable laboratory vacuum pumps contribute to the conservation of natural resources. By using less energy and reusing materials, these pumps minimize the consumption of finite resources, making laboratory practices more sustainable and eco-friendly.
- Compliance with Regulations:
Laboratories are subject to various environmental regulations and standards. By using efficient vacuum pumps, labs can ensure compliance with these regulations, avoiding fines and penalties associated with non-compliance.
Overall, laboratory vacuum pumps that prioritize energy efficiency, waste reduction, and sustainable practices can significantly contribute to improving the environmental footprint of scientific research and development. Embracing sustainable technologies and practices in laboratories is essential for a more eco-friendly and responsible approach to scientific endeavours, and one of the key factors in Asynt’s own research and development.
The Vacuu-Pure 10C key specification features:
|Max. pumping speed||9 m3/h|
|Ultimate vacuum (abs.)||5 x 10-3 mbar (at 1013 mbar ambient pressure)|
|Max. inlet pressure (abs.)||atmospheric pressure|
|Max. outlet pressure (abs.)||15 mbar above atmospheric pressure|
|Ambient temperature range (operation)||10 – 40 °C|
|Ambient temperature range (storage)||-10 – 60 °C|
|Inlet connection||small flange KF DN 25|
|Outlet connection||small flange KF DN 25|
|Rated motor power||0.7 kW|
|Protection class||IP 20|
|Dimensions (L x W x H), approx.||507 x 269 x 413 mm|
|Weight, approx.||21.5 kg|
|Noise (sound pressure level), uncertainty 3 dBA||55 dBA|
|Items supplied||Pump completely mounted, ready for use, connection with small flange KF DN 25 (2x centering and clamping rings included), with manual. To establish a hose nozzle connection, suitable KF flanges with hose nozzle are available for order.|
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