Category Archives: Vacuum Boosters

Tuthill Vacuum Application Spotlight: KTC60 and KTC112 Piston Pumps with Boosters

A large manufacturer builds compressors that go into refrigeration systems. After the compressor is built and mounted to the refrigeration system, the manufacturer pulls a vacuum on the compressor to remove all moisture, contaminants and air. Why is this vacuum evacuation so critical? Degassing and dehydration. Degassing removes non-condensibles which cause increased head pressures and […]

Tuthill Application Spotlight: Vacuum Sterilization

Many items used in the medical field require sterilization to prevent the spread of infection. Before they can be used items including surgical tools, catheters, bandages, plastic containers, towels, and electronic components must sterilized. While steam is the conventional method used for sterilization, some items are not conducive to this type of sterilization. Vacuum sterilization […]