Vacuum System

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Vacuum System

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A chamber, or chambers, having walls capable of withstanding atmospheric pressure and having an opening through which the gas can be removed through a pipe or manifold to a pumping system. The pumping system may or may not be considered as part of the vacuum system. </dd>
A complete vacuum system contains all necessary pumps, gages, valves, work-holding fixtures, and other components necessary to carry out some particular process; such a system is referred to in England as vacuum plant. [[/a>|/a> ]]

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This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use