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Vacuum Pump Maintenance

Posted by Ken Bandoly on Aug 16th 2019

OperationOperation of a vacuum pump would seem to be straight forward, but there’s a little more to it than just connecting the hoses and turning it on. Be sure to read the manufacturer supplied own … read more

Vacuum Chambers - Notes and Thoughts

Posted by Ken Bandoly on Aug 16th 2019

Vacuum chambers are available in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials. Not all vacuum chambers are created equal, and neither are the resins intended for use in them. A suitable vacuum chamber s … read more

Vacuum Pumps - Notes and Thoughts

Posted by Ken Bandoly on Aug 16th 2019

Vacuum pumps are a big part of stabilization, but how do we pick the right one? When reviewing vacuum pumps, there are so many options, types and a range of technical specifications. If you’ve ne … read more

Cure Ovens

Posted by Ken Bandoly on Aug 16th 2019

Convection ovensMerriam Webster defines “nonflammable” as not easily ignited and not burning rapidly if ignited. Most every heat cure resin you come across will be technically nonflammable. We place … read more

Drying Wood - Basics for Stabilization

Posted by Ken Bandoly on Aug 16th 2019

Drying WoodDuring wood can be one of the most critical and sometimes most difficult of the steps that we must take to prepare the wood for use in our projects. Since there are so many things to cons … read more