Module 15: Vacuum Lab Procedures

Description: Special procedures when working with vacuum components and systems.

Length of Time: 3 hours

Topics:

1. Cleaning

2. Materials handling

3. Vacuum etiquette

4. Safety

Student Objectives:

Student will be able to:

1. Use accepted cleaning procedures for materials and components intended to be installed in a vacuum system.

2. Describe the procedures followed to prevent contamination of vacuum systems.

3. Describe the chemical, electrical, pressure, temperature, and mechanical hazards encountered in routine maintenance of vacuum systems.

4. Demonstrate proper vacuum etiquette when loading components or product, and maintaining or modifying a vacuum system.

 

References:

Chambers: Chapter 6 "Cleaning"