Cheap vacuum chamber

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MadMike

Well-Known Member
Hey guys,
as some silicones need to be vacuum degased, I thought this here would be worth posting:

Making a Cheap Vacuum Pump - YouTube

It is not really a "How to" video, but it says what you need to build yourself a cheap vacuum chamber and shows the outcome.

Note: I did NOT build such a vacuum-chamber myself (yet), so please don't ask me questions I probably can't answer :lol

As said, I just thought it might be worth posting as it seems to be an inexpensive alternative to "real" vacuum chambers, and perhaps it helps the one of the other.
 

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Confusius

New Member
no room inside after you put the pump in(n)thumbsdown

Well, the video says it's a vacuum pump. You could make the chamber bigger or make a second one with hose fitting to apply the vacuum.
What worries me is that the pump wasn't designed to do this. Might not live long.
 
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