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Vacuum Chamber - Bacoeng 12L w/ Tempered Glass Lid

Aliases Vac Chamber
Other References
Official Maintainer Paula O'Donnell

Working

Machine is working as expected.

This machine is generally available to use.

The Vacuum Chamber is used in conjunction with the Vacuum Pump. A complete INDUCTION VIDEO will be posted soon.

Induction process is:

  1. Watch this Induction Video.
    1. PLACEHOLDER FOR INDUCTION VIDEO
  2. Watch these introduction videos.
    1. Watch this video to see how a vac pump (different model) and vac chamber are used to degas silicone prior to casting a mould
  3. Read the rest of this page.
  4. Seek clarification if needed, via Discord or in person.
  5. You are now prepared to use this machine.

The Vacuum Chamber is located in its cardboard box on the shelves in Craftpunk.

The Vacuum Chamber is used in conjunction with the Vacuum Pump. They are principally used for degassing silicon and resin in casting processes, and for stabilising timber.

It is important to connect it properly and open the taps in the correct sequence +++++++

Recommended We recommend hearing protection.
Required Enclosed shoes are required, no open sandals, thongs etc.
Name Value
Volume 12L
Diameter 250 mm
Depth 250 mm

Manufacturer

Reseller

Vacuum Chamber was purchased through Amazon

Amazon Site

Known Identical Models

  • None Known
Date Description Workaround Proposed Remediation
01/01/2020 PLACEHOLDER Describe the problem PLACEHOLDER Describe the workaround currently in place Placeholder Describe a proposed fix or solution

None Known

Date Modified By Description Remediation Cost
02/03/2021 Paula O'Donnell Modified Hose Cut off supplied connector on one of hose and replaced with KF25 connector to suit Vacuum Pumper. Added an inline tap. KF25 $38 Tap $8.79
Image Category Accessory Name & Notes Location Buy from
Part Hose
Hose for connecting Vacuum Pump to Vacuum Chamber
In the box with the Vac Chamber Supplied with Vacuum Chamber
Part Silcon Mat for use n the base of Chamber if required In the box with the Vac Chamber Supplied with Vacuum Chamber
Image Category Accessory Name & Notes Location Buy from
filter_o_rings.jpg Parts Air Filter and Orings
PLACEHOLDER Consumable description and usage
PLACEHOLDER Description of where the consumable is stored PLACEHOLDER Link to where it can be bought
PLACEHOLDER Image PLACEHOLDER Category of consumable PLACEHOLDER Consumable Name
PLACEHOLDER Consumable description and usage
PLACEHOLDER Description of where the consumable is stored PLACEHOLDER Link to where it can be bought
Interval Task
After Every Use Ensure Vacuum Chamber is clean.
After Every Use Put all the equipment back where it belongs.

A RACI is an important documentation process to let people know what ACTIONS can happen, and who needs to be Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed for each ACTION.

Task / Action Executive Cause Leader
Cause Team
Named Maintainer Trainers Cause Membership Implementer
Modification and Repairs - AC C I I I R
Induction changes C RACI RC I I I R

Risk assessment is important to ensure we are making tools available to members in a responsible fashion. Please make every effort to do a reasonable risk assessment. If there is a safety incident with the tool, please redo a risk assessment and add it to the table.

Ref / ID Pre-Mitigation Mitigations / Warnings / Remedies Post Mitigation
Risk Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Acceptable to Proceed
0001 Damage due to lid imploding Undesirable Possible 8 Induction to train users in correct usage. Wear eye protection. Low Improbable 1

PLACEHOLDER: A decision register is for general documentation when some decision is made regarding the tool. To change its location, mode of operation, to buy an accessory, to replace something, to change how it operates etc. Delete this line.

Ref / ID Decision Details Impact Proposed Date Proposed By Status Approved By Date Resulting Actions and Comments
0000 Example decision Provides an example 08/08/20 JH Approved JH 08/08/20 A line was put in the register
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