Turning Archive 2005

Subject:
Vacuum pump wiring ?

MikeinCapeMay
>I have an opportunity to purchase a new Gast Vacuum pump with the following specs, my question for those that use vacuum pumps, can this be rewired to 110 and is this pump adequate for vacuum chucking?:

New GAST 0523. Direct drive, oil-less, rotary vane vacuum pump. Motor is termally protected and will restart automatically after the coils cool.
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.

Thanks much!!

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