Turning Archive 2004

Subject:
Vacuum Pump Question

sroxberg
>Does this Vacuum pump like like it has the correct specifications for use on a lathe chuck, and for use with veneering applications?

1/4 HP Rotary Compressor Vacuum Pump

New GAST 0523. Direct drive oil-less rotary vane vacuum pump.
SPECIFICATIONS
HP 1/4
Voltage 220 AC
Amps 1.5
RPM 1725
4.5 CFM at 0 PSI
3.6 CFM at 10 PSI cont.
PSI 15 int.
0.5 CFM at 26" Hg max.
Ports 1/4" NPT
Duty continuous
Thermal protection on motor
Size 5 5/8" x 13 1/4" x 6"
Shpg. 31 lbs.

Any other additional information or sites that someone could point me to on setting up my first system would be appreciated.

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