Purchasers of extraction equipment like vacuum pumps usually look for high-quality equipment at affordable prices. This seems to be a difficult task for many as several companies claim the above and leave the customer confused.
In Canada, LeDab vacuum pumps are noted for their performance among many reputed industrial units. But, what are the things the customer should be aware of before making a decision?
This article takes you through the nitty-gritty of purchasing a good vacuum pump and helps you make an informed purchase.
Let us begin!
Vacuum pump as an extraction equipment
Vacuum pumps are mechanical devices that enable the removal of air and gas molecules from a sealed area to create a vacuum devoid of air and gas.
The popular choices in North America for vacuum pumps and parts are Busch, BVV, CPS, Edwards, and Vaccubrand.
The important accessories for a vacuum pump are
- Filter Dryer
- Carbon Exhaust filter
- Oil mist filter
- Pump adapter
- Servicing kit
The customer should choose a dealer that deals with high-quality pumps and parts.
Things to look for before purchase
- Warranty and Return policy: Check for a warranty on all electrical and mechanical components.
- Replacement policy: Check for replacement warranty along with shipping arrangements.
- Warranty usually does not cover physical damage or deformation from mishandling or operational malpractices.
- Financing: Check for financing programs that have flexible terms, low monthly payments, and a fast application process.
- Post-sale Maintenance: The seller should provide continuous maintenance support after the sale.
- The selling firm needs to offer a range of the latest equipment with a good sales team to help the customers in finding the right pump for their needs.
Some precautionary tips while handling vacuum pumps
- Never operate the equipment under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Always inspect the equipment before operation. If the chamber has any physical damage, do not use it.
- Always follow the instruction manual during operation.
- Ensure that all components are directed away from your face and other bodily extremities during assembly and disassembly.
- Wear necessary safety gear like goggles, a face shield, gloves, protective clothing, and a respirator.
- Keep the vacuum pump out of reach of pets and children.
- In case of any issue with the pump, contact the manufacturer immediately.
It is hoped that this article helps you make an informed purchase of a vacuum pump. Choose the pump that gives the best value for your money and serves your needs perfectly.