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Buying a vacuum pump.

yorled on Thu May 28, 2009 10:13 PM User is offline

What are the things I should look out for when buying a vacuum pump that can do it's job effeciently.
I will be buying one very soon?

TRB on Fri May 29, 2009 10:27 AM User is offlineView users profile

All depends on the volume of work being done and type of vehicles being worked on. Best bang for the dollar is the Economy 5 CFM dual stage pump. This is a great pump and is more than capable of handling the needs of most auto a/c systems. Buses and dual unit system a larger CFM rating should be considered. DIY individual doing a weekend job now and then could consider the 3 CFM single stage.

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yorled on Sat May 30, 2009 12:54 AM User is offline

what exactly does the abbreviation CFM means?

bohica2xo on Sat May 30, 2009 12:58 AM User is offline

Cubic Feet per Minute - CFM

This is the volume of air the pump moves.

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yorled on Sat May 30, 2009 8:24 AM User is offline

Can you convert CFM to micron and are they related/correlated?
Thanks in advance.

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