Overview of a Vacuum System

Overview of a Vacuum System

A vacuum system is indispensable to the free flight of ions in a mass analyzer. Two stages of a vacuum pumping system are generally used in MS. The pump in the first stage, called the main pump, evacuate carrier gas from the GC to maintain the interior of the chamber at a high vacuum. In the next stage, the backing pump evacuates the exhaust of the main pump.

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