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With the TURBOVAC iR variants, vacuum producer Leybold is launching a new, full turbomolecular pump sequence, technologically derived from the proven TURBOVAC i household. “The iR models exchange the former TURBOVAC ClassicLine pumps and meet, for instance, the necessities of our high-end analysis prospects – corresponding to the major analysis institutes CERN or DESY,” summarizes the responsible product supervisor, Petr Lastovicka.
Accordingly, the TURBOVAC iR was designed for versatile remote operation from three meters to distances of one kilometre. In all elements the products had been also designed to resist the challenges which are present in environments with high to very excessive ionizing radiation. “For this, we offer special cable lengths of up to 200 meters, and in addition the choice for the customers to make use of their own cables,” explains product manager Petr Lastovicka. According to Lastovicka, the iR models had been developed utilizing the present material information of the analysis community: As a result, the materials they include have radiation tolerances of as much as 1 million grays (Gy).
In combination with the ion getter and non-evaporable getter pumps, so called ultra-high vacuum pumps, “These attributes set them apart from normal market models, that are assembly the market requirements but not particularly those wanted for the particular conditions encountered in analysis facilities,” says Petr Lastovicka. This is totally different with the TURBOVAC iR product series: on the one hand, they had been developed for the particular necessities concerning cable length and radiation tolerance. “In addition, we can supply the TURBOVAC iR pumps combined with our ion pumps and NEG pumps, which different suppliers can’t offer as a bundle,” provides Lastovicka. TURBOVAC iR fits completely properly in the TURBOVAC i eco techniques as other merchandise similar to equipment or the software program LeyAssist may be utilized as nicely.
The backside line is that the new iR fashions are designed to fulfill the technical requirements of the high-energy physics market. This makes them predestined for functions such as synchrotrons (particle accelerators), cyclotrons (circular accelerators), linear accelerators and free-electron lasers. “In เครื่องมือที่ใช้ในการวัดความดัน , customers can take away the electronics and place them in areas
the place they are not exposed to radiation,” explains Petr Lastovicka.
Another elementary situation in these utility areas is the absolute purity of the pump: this core requirement is fulfilled by the oil-free operation of the bearing system of the model new TURBOVAC iR sequence. The TURBOVAC iR also supports all relevant communication choices of the TURBOVAC I, USB, 15-pin digital I/O and all serial and fieldbus choices of the TURBO.DRIVE 500e. Another benefit: The built-in, new TURBO.DRIVE controller routinely recognizes the pump mannequin and instantly adjusts to the particular working modes.
The TURBOVAC iR range fully covers all current members of the TURBOVAC i family with pumping speeds from ninety to 950 l/s. In parallel, Leybold will successively expand the accessories range of supporting controllers and cable options to meet buyer needs for
extra cable lengths and intelligent solutions. The clever Controller TURBO.DRIVE 500eC has been released in April and the TURBOVAC iR sizes 1350 and 1450 will comply with in the third quarter of 2022 together with the more powerful controller choice to comprehend even longer cable lengths.
Applications at a glance:
Particle Accelerator
– Synchrotron Beamline / End station
– Synchrotron Ring
Research
– LINAC (Linear Accelerator) electron in analysis
– Particle accelerator cyclotron beamline/experiment
– Particle accelerator cyclotron system
– Laser – free-electron laser (FEL)
– Classic Fusion & Laser Fusion
Medical:
– Particle accelerator cyclotron system
– LINAC (Linear Accelerator) heavy ions
– Sterilization
Industrial/Semi
– Electron beam welding
– Ion implantation
General requirement to have distant
operation of the TMP
Key Success Factors:
– Strong tolerance for radiation environments
– Flexible remote operation over very long distances
– Excellent efficiency for gentle gases
– No oil/particle emission from the pump
– Partly tolerance for magnetic fields
– Easy upkeep (onsite)
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