Using patented TwisTorr molecular drag technology, Agilent has developed the Turbo-V 750 TwisTorr, the Turbo-V 850 TwisTorr and the Turbo-V 2300 TwisTorr. The new turbomolecular pumps greatly increase pumping efficiency in a very compact space and provide significant improvements in performance. Turbomolecular high vacuum pumps are used for various applications including analytical instrumentation; thin film deposition; space simulation; fusion technology; particle accelerators and synchrotrons; and other industrial applications.

The innovative TwisTorr technology delivers high pumping speed with a very compact rotor design, reducing power consumption and system footprint. High foreline pressure tolerance permits the use of a smaller, low-cost backing pump, further reducing system size. The TwisTorr pumps also feature a unique bearing and dry lubrication suspension system that is maintenance-free, eliminates oil and risk of contamination, and permits installation in any orientation.

Additionally, the Turbo-V 2300 TwisTorr pump has a dedicated rack controller unit, making it ideally suited for accelerator and synchrotron light-sources and other radioactive applications.

The Turbo-V 750 TwisTorr and Turbo-V 850 TwisTorr offer a pumping system with a fully integrated 48Vdc controller or as a standalone pump with a universal voltage rack controller unit. The high-performance level of the Turbo-V 750 TwisTorr and the Turbo-V 850 TwisTorr allows a wide range of applications. OEM customers in need of system integrations have access to fully integrated electronics in several applications, such as analytical instrumentation, thin-film deposition and surface analysis. Research institutes and universities that require manual pump operation can use the full-rack controller solution.

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