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Andy Maldoror
02-21-2009, 1:16 AM
i have a vacuum pump that goes with a vacuum press/mounting machine i use in my picture frame shop. it's a Fasco 1/3hp. Can i use it as a clamping vacuum if i got some rubber sheeting? or would i need to outfit it with some parts to make it work continuously? it takes just a couple minutes to mount things so i've never had it on for long. it's also very loud, but i've seen mufflers?

andy

David DeCristoforo
02-21-2009, 1:51 AM
You can use the pump as is but there are some real advantages to building a reservoir system. More information than anyone could possibly need can be found here:

http://www.joewoodworker.com/veneering/welcome.htm