Yes, customers will need to remove the protective paper from the lid on arrival, cut the calibration tip off the gauge, and install your gasket. The gasket goes on like a large rubber band. Setup time is about 1 minute.
We have paired our chambers with recommended pumps in the products labeled as “kits,” but any vacuum pump will work. All of our chambers have been tested up to a 9 CFM Dual Stage.
Yes, all of our chambers have been tested to their limits to ensure that they are strong enough for their advertised applications. Acrylic is an inherently strong material, which is why in proper applications, it is bullet resistant much like poly-carbonate. Do not believe claims that poly-carbonate is “Bullet Proof”, it is not. Only in proper applications with multiple material laminates can poly-carbonate be considered bullet proof.
Yes, Our chamber is rated to lose no more than 2.5inHg over 24hrs.