Piston Pumps offer vacuum capability.

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Vortex oil-less articulated piston pumps, available with 12 V permanent magnet DC or single- or 3-phase AC direct current motors, are suited for mobile applications. They employ all-aluminum crankcase and cylinder, balanced 90º V design, and permanently lubricated and sealed bearings. Pumps provide pressures to 125 psi and, with optional vacuum adapter kit, vacuum to 27.5 in. Hg. Max flow is rated at 12.9 cfm.

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Rietschle Thomas Vortex Pumps Now Offer Vacuum Capability, DC or AC Motor Options

The innovative Vortex Series of oil-less articulated piston pumps from Rietschle Thomas has expanded to include vacuum versions, plus direct current motors, ideal for use in mobile applications.

All Vortex units feature a patented all-aluminum crankcase and cylinder that runs cooler, provides extended service-free life, and is 15 percent lighter weight than conventional cast iron construction. The balanced 90º "V" design lowers vibration and noise while increasing capacity and efficiency. Permanently lubricated and sealed bearings, plus industrial-duty motors complete this rugged package.

Vortex Series pumps provide up to 125 psi (8.6 bar) of pressure and, with an optional vacuum adapter kit, up to 27.5 in. Hg (932 mbar) of vacuum. Maximum flow is rated at 12.9 CFM (366.1 LPM). AC three-phase or single-phase motors, as well as 12 volt permanent magnet DC motors, are available.

With annual sales of over two million units into more than 70 countries, Rietschle Thomas stands as the world leader in vacuum and pressure technology. Rietschle Thomas has been supplying custom and standard pumps and compressors for both air and liquid for over four decades. Rietschle Thomas products are used in a wide variety of applications including medical and pharmaceutical equipment, automobiles, business machines, printing presses, packaging machines, environmental systems and vending products, among others.

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