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How do you run vacuum pumps in series

  1. Dec 18, 2016 #21


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    Mechanical turbomolecular pumps need the large mean free path to work.
  2. Dec 18, 2016 #22
    True but I figured for his application, turbomolecular pumps were not on the table.
  3. Dec 20, 2016 #23
    For a souped up vacuum cleaner, wouldn't you want increased air flow rather than lower vacuum pressure? Running them in parallel would make more sense to me, unless I'm missing something.
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