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Vacuum table SEAL Series

Vacuum table SEAL Series

Adam 31/01/2018 0
Our SEAL Series vacuum tables are an advanced version of our ST Series vacuum tables.A 8 mm strong aluminum plate at the bottom of the vacuum table provides extra stability.This aluminum plate allows you to fix the vacuum table on most T-Slot grids.First you bolt the aluminum ground plate to the T-Slot bed, then you simply fix the vacuum table to the ground plate.This provides a solid even base over the whole area. Typical areas of application are: Electronics, electrical engineering, engraving, model building, model making, plastic, wood and metal working, sign making and advertising technology. Click here to view our SEAL Series...
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How does vacuum clamping work?

How does vacuum clamping work?

Adam 19/01/2018 0
The Basic Principal of Vacuum Clamping First of all we find the normal atmospheric air pressure inside and outside of the vacuum table, which withholds approximately 1 bar. Next some equipment (or workpiece) is placed on the vacuum table’s surface and the remaining free space and drilled holes are covered with rubber mats. And thus the air in the interior of the vacuum table can be drawn with a vacuum pump. According to the vacuum pump, a pressure difference between the interior and exterior emerges from approximately 100mbar to about 950mbar, and the boundary layer is thus represented by the piece of equipment (or workpiece) found on the vacuum table.As an example, lets say you take a pressure difference of 500mbar. Now depending on the sealing method used with a 200 x 200mm vacuum table the result would be a surface pressure of a maximum 200kp with the equipment or workpiece fully cove...
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Our custom design service

Our custom design service

Adam 19/01/2018 0
Our custom design service is available for whatever your needs are.If you don’t find the perfect table in our shop, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly.Our CNC expertise and experience are at your disposal and we’re always willing to think outside the box to find you a solution!Here's just a few of our custom designs for our customers......
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Liquid Ring Pumps

Liquid Ring Pumps

Adam 28/09/2017 0
The liquid ring pump is a very useful device in the machining centre. It allows the machinist to work with fluids on all their parts be it mist cooling or full flood cooling through the spindle or water jets.The L.S.V.U pump unique to Vacuum Tables UK is a clever pump. The pump with three hose connections. One hose is placed in one side of the machines coolant reservoir, the other known as the return hose is simply placed in the other side of the reservoir. Finally the last hose is connected through a filter to your vacuum table manifold.When the pump is turned on it utilises the fluid from your machines coolant reservoir in two ways. Firstly the coolant acts to keep the vacuum motor cool during operation and secondly to create the vacuum inside the pump which in turn provides the vacuum to your table.With our vacuum pumps unlike many on the market there is no need for an expensive liqui...
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T-Slot Plates - demonstration

T-Slot Plates - demonstration

Adam 18/09/2017 0
Our T-Slot plates are made from aluminium and steel, also finelly milled. Plates can be suctioned onto a vacuum table.Enabling you to mount vices, clamps and anything else you wish to use.Our T-Slot plates are available in  X-Block, tempered cast aluminium, steel, finely milled steel, big blocks and cast aluminium low profile....
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Pneumatic Clamps

Pneumatic Clamps

Adam 13/07/2017 0
Our pneumatic clamping systems allow you to work quickly, flexibly and efficiently.Made from cast aluminum, to prevent wear and tear, all the contact surfaces of moving parts are anodized. And an integrated oiler for constant lubrication of the moving parts.A 5/3 way valve ensures two-sided acting lift and allows you to open and close the clamp quickly.The clamps can easily be mounted on a T-slot or thread grid vacuum plate using the mounting holes.Click here to view our Pneumatic Clamping products...
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Which vacuum pump should I use?

Which vacuum pump should I use?

Adam 30/06/2017 0
This is probably the most common question I am asked and can get quite confusing.Here are 3 basic principles you can use to determine which vacuum pump will fit your needs:What size of vacuum table do you use?Which material are you working with (wood, metal, foil, plastic)?What are your machining practices?What size of vacuum table do you use? If you have a large vacuum table this doesn't necessarily mean you will need a large pump.It all depends on what material you are going to be working with and the type of vacuum table you have.For example, our R Series vacuum tables include a foam rubber cord. Which ensures a tight vacuum seal with minimum air leakage. Therefore, a smaller vacuum pump would be required, such as our DST 8 or if you have access to compressed air then a Venturi.Which material are you working with (wood, metal or plastic)?WoodworkingWhen woodworking, you will typically...
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What vacuum table do I need?

What vacuum table do I need?

Adam 12/06/2017 0
This is a very common question I am asked. The simple answer is it just depends on what you are CNC machining and what results you wish to achieve.There are many tables that suit different types of work.If your work never requires you to be cutting parts out completely then a grid style table is the perfect choice.But if you think you’ll need to cut complex parts then you will need a hole matrix table, such as the GR Series.What are the advantages of grid tables? Grid tables such as the R series are perfect for engraving and cutting shapes into material.A good feature of these tables is you can use a simple Venturi or compressed air vacuum generator.Perfect for keeping costs down if you’re a beginner wanting to get into vacuum clamping or in an industry where you have access to compressed air.A Venturi adaptor is a cost-effective way to generate a vacuum without spending more money on a ...
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Vacuum pads - HPC Series

Vacuum pads - HPC Series

Adam 18/05/2017 0
Our HPC Series of vacuum pads feature an extreme holding force using a combination of vacuum and adhesive film.They are able to be connected in series, to create a larger holding surface.HPC vacuum pads are suitable for use with coolant and can be used on small and large work pieces.Click here to view our HPC Series vacuum pads...
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Vacuum table - R Series

Vacuum table - R Series

Adam 17/05/2017 0
Our vacuum table R Series provide enormous clamping force with low requirement on the size of vacuum pump, but it is only possible to cut all the way through the work piece without loss of vacuum under certain conditions.These tables are especially useful for engraving. Click here to view our R Series...
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Vacuum Table - GR Series

Vacuum Table - GR Series

Adam 10/05/2017 0
Our GR Series of vacuum tables are the perfect solution for precision metal working....
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DIY CNC - VacEasy Series

DIY CNC - VacEasy Series

Adam 10/05/2017 0
Our CNC DIY solution, the VacEasy series makes vacuum clamping, cutting and cnc machining of wood, plastic or light metal an easy task.It can be used on the local workbench as well as in crafts, industrial CNC machining and DIY systems and features a robust steel thread for attaching accessories and M6 threads on all four outsides e..g. for work piece stops.Click here to view our VacEasy Series ...
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Clamping Force Boosters

Clamping Force Boosters

Adam 10/05/2017 0
Our clamping force boosters offer a wide range of applications and increase the clamping force of vacuum tables. Add to water at 60-70 degrees Celsius.The clamping force booster (CFB) is easy to mould and form. Once cooled the CFB will be hard and ready to be used. Click here to view our Clamping Force Boosters...
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Vacuum table - GAL Series

Vacuum table - GAL Series

Adam 10/05/2017 0
The GAL series vacuum clamping tables are made from solid aluminium.The use of thick, strong cast aluminium produces a vacuum table which provides a high level of stability in combination with exceptional clamping characteristics.There are two different surfaces available:The classical variant, with a hole pattern from 10 mm multi-purpose bores represents the ideal compromise between low-level leakage loss during milling and the requirement of enabling the clamping of small workpieces.With this process, work is carried out with a pump which can provide a delivery of 1.2m/h.For workpieces with a minimum width of 30 mm, there is a leakage-optimized surface, with which 3 times as many bores can be opened as with the classical variant before the workpiece loses its grip.Here a vacuum pump with 0.6 - 0.8 m/h per dm² is usually adequate. The same perforated rubber mats are available for both v...
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Vacuum table - ST Series

Vacuum table - ST Series

Adam 10/05/2017 0
Our ST Series of vacuum tables are a simple construction of polyethylene and rolled aluminium and best used for wood and plastic cnc machining.Clamping holes for M6 bolts with 50 mm separation distances are located within the vacuum surface for attachment.They are therefore well suited for fixing on one of our T-slot plates or an adapter plate.Due to their simple construction, the tables are a cost-effective solution but not suitable for high-precision machining.Click here to view our ST Series vacuum tables...
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Vacuum table - Ral Pro Series

Vacuum table - Ral Pro Series

Adam 10/05/2017 0
The RAL PRO vacuum table is manufactured from solid aluminium and is trued on both sides.As a result the maximum possible strength and freedom from distortion are guaranteed on heating (no bi-metallic effect).This vacuum-clamping technology guarantees a clamping force which is four to five times higher than when using a vacuum cleaner or side channel compressor.At the same time, it puts minimum demand on the vacuum pump since the system can be held constantly sealed during processing - even in case of through-milling!For example, when delineating individual segments using foam rubber cord, the workpiece rests directly on the aluminium surface of the vacuum table. As a result, the maximum possible precision in the direction of the Z-axis is achieved. Simultaneously, the best results are achieved as regards surface composition for cut edges, because of the resulting lack of vibration.Click...
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