Pfeiffer launch new vacuum pumping station

Test equipment maker Pfeiffer Vacuum has launched a new high-performance vacuum that can be used for consumer electronics' research and development.

The HiCube 300 Neo turbo pumping station. Picture: Pfeiffer Vacuum

The HiCube Neo vacuum pumping station has pumping speeds ranging from 80 to 800 liters per second (l/s) and, according to Pfeiffer Vacuum, is ideal for demanding high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum applications. The pump comes with an array of different backing pumps such as diaphragm, rotary vane, scroll and multi-stage Roots pumps, meaning it can be adapted to a wide-ranging applications.

According to Pfeiffer, typical uses include analyzing gases and calibrating vacuum gauges to pumping down cryostats and use in vacuum furnaces. The can be integrated into desktop solutions or function as a standalone unit and thanks to its plug-and-play concept, the pump is ready for use straight away, the company said. The device’s open design mean makes accessing interior components for maintenance requirements easier, said Pfeiffer.

Pfeiffer Vacuum manufacture a range of devices used in electronics testing and development including backing pumps, leak detectors, measurement and analysis devices, vacuum components as well as vacuum chambers and systems.

Florian Henß, product manager at Pfeiffer Vacuum, said: “The HiCube Neo represents a leap forward in every respect. Its strengths lie in its advanced functions and user-oriented design. The intuitively operated 7-inch touch screen, remote control via a web server and detailed data recording are just some of the features that make it exceptionally user-friendly and efficient.”