Catalog presents compressed air-driven multi-ejector vacuum pumps and helps the reader select a pump based on application criteria. The catalog includes tables for vacuum flow and evacuation time, complete specifications on the pumps, and dimensional drawings. Conversion tables between common units of measure are also listed
PIAB Vacuum Products, 55 Accord Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370, FAX (781) 792-0574.
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