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Types of Vacuum-System Components
 
Types of Vacuum-System Components
  
[[File:Conflat Flange.jpg|left|250px|CF Conflat Flange]][[File:KF 25 Tee.jpg|center|300px|QF/KF Quick Flange]]
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[[File:Conflat Flange.jpg|left|250px|CF Conflat Flange]][[File:KF 25 Tee.jpg|350px|QF/KF Quick Flange]][[File:CF to KF.jpg|250|CF to KF adapter]]
  
The flange on the left is called a CF or Conflat flange. Bolts, nuts and copper gaskets are used to attached components.
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The flange on the left is called a CF or Conflat flange. Bolts, nuts and copper gaskets are used to attached components.  
  
The Flange on the right is called a QF (or KF) Quick Flange. O-rings and clamps are used to attach components.
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The Flange in the middle is called a QF (or KF) Quick Flange. O-rings and clamps are used to attach components.
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The rightmost component is a CF-to-KF adapter.

Revision as of 10:38, 8 April 2014

Types of Vacuum-System Components

CF Conflat Flange
QF/KF Quick FlangeCF to KF adapter

The flange on the left is called a CF or Conflat flange. Bolts, nuts and copper gaskets are used to attached components.

The Flange in the middle is called a QF (or KF) Quick Flange. O-rings and clamps are used to attach components.

The rightmost component is a CF-to-KF adapter.