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Vacuum hot table for sale

From: Martha Bernholz <martha<-at->
Date: Thursday, March 26, 2009
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For sale:
Museum Service Corp 4 x 5 foot vacuum hot table
Price: Negotiable


    Linda Nader
    Painting and Objects Conservator
    Art Emergency

Constructed of welded steel with a durable industrial strength
heater blanket beneath an aluminum plate with 4 removable legs.
State of the art fail safe digital temperature controllers maintain
the exact temperature desired.


    Clear, flexible PVC diaphragm
    4 suction hoses
    Vacuum sealing weights
    Heat insulated blankets
    Vacuum pump
    Assembly and operating instructions
    A roll of Mylar-D

Applications: Vacuum Hot Tables are used for multiple purposes,
including bonding or infusion of lining fabrics, such as linen,
fiberglass, or polyester. They are also used for the removal of
linings, applying fabric interleaves with uniform attachment;
mending tears, paste linings, and eliminating distortions in
paintings. They can also be used for moisture relaxation using an
MSC Moisture Canopy.

Electrical: 220/240 VAC 50/60 Hz 10-20-40 (depending on size)


    Low installation cost.
    Easy set up. Simply remove the crate, attach the legs and plug
    into an electrical outlet.
    Complete and ready to use.

    Each table utilizes no maintenance GAST 0523 vacuum pump

    Temperature control is done through the control console on the
    table and features an hour meter, digital temperature controller
    with ramping and auto tune; a fail-safe high limit temperature
    control, illuminated on/off electrical switches. State of the
    art heating technology as well as precise controls ensure
    uniform heat over the entire surface area. The controller
    displays both the desired temperature (set point) and the actual
    temperature (process temperature). A high limit temperature
    controller prevents heat form exceeding the set point,
    protecting the table from overheating.

    During the lining process, the vacuum pump draws air from the
    object surface through the vacuum hoses attached to air ports at
    the ends of the machine at the ends of the table.

    The Vacuum level can be adjusted by a bleeder valve. A vacuum
    gauge indicates the negative pressure. Lightweight-insulating
    blankets are included to reduce heat loss during heat up and
    lining. Between treatments, a solvent resistant polypropylene
    sheet cover protects the working surface. Each table has
    adjustable height casters to conform to any uneven floors.

    The table features low power consumption: approximately 5.57
    watts/m2 (60 watts/FT2)

    Normal operating temperatures between 40-80 deg. C
    (100-180 deg. F).

    Heat up and cool down times are approximately 25-30 minutes,
    depending on room temperature, so no built in cooling fans are

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Received on Thursday, 26 March, 2009

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