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This machine requires induction.

The Vacuum Pump is used in conjunction with the Vacuum Chamber. A complete INDUCTION PROCESS will be posted when the Vacuum Chamber is acquired.

Watch this video to see how a vac pump (different model) and vac chamber are used to degas silicone prior to casting a mould

This video explains how the oil is changed on the Vacuum Pump

The induction process is doing this and that and then doing something or other.

  1. This
  2. That
  3. Something or other

The Vacuum Pump is used in conjunction with the Vacuum Chamber. They are principally used for degassing silicon prior to casting moulds and stabilising timber.

CAREFUL - The Vac Pump is heavy weighing in at around 28kg

Recommended We recommend hearing protection.
Required Enclosed shoes are required, no open sandals, thongs etc
Name Value
Dimentions 291 x 246 x 178.5
Mass 28kg
Stages 2



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Date Description Workaround Proposed Remediation
N/A PLACEHOLDER Describe the problem PLACEHOLDER Describe the workaround currently in place Placeholder Describe a proposed fix or solution
Date Modified By Description Remediation Cost
N/A PLACEHOLDER NAME PLACEHOLDER Describe what happened PLACEHOLDER Describe how it was fixed or modified PLACEHOLDER document the cost of the change

This switch is an attachment. It is not currently used in conjunction with the pump.

Image Category Accessory Name & Notes Location MSDS Buy from
{{:tools:craftpunk:adixen_2021i_221ahai7r_1.jpg?400| Consumable Product Vacuum Pump Oil
Used to lubricate the pump.
Oil is stored in the messy bench alongside the Vacuum Pump.MSDS Purchase from -
Interval Task
Before Each Use

Top-up/change oil instruction

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

Ref / ID Pre-Mitigation Mitigations / Warnings / Remedies Post Mitigation
Risk Risk Severity Risk Likelihood Risk Level Risk Severity Risk Likelihood Risk Level Acceptable to Proceed
0001 Hearing Damage Undesirable Possible 8 Use Hearing Protection Acceptable Improbable 1
0002 Incorrect Manual Handling Undesirable Possible 8 Use Correct Lifting Techniques Acceptable Improbable 1
0003 Crush Injury Undesirable Possible 8 Wear steel caps and use correct manual handling techniques Acceptable Improbable 1


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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