How to Install a Wire Seal Flange

Wire Seal flanges offer versatile solutions in ultra-high vacuum (UHV) settings, serving as reliable connections for fittings, valves, and instrumentation. Capable of operating across the same temperature and pressure ranges as CF flanges, Wire Seal flanges are particularly useful when tube dimensions exceed those of standard CF connections. The following guide is an installation manual…

How to Maintain your High Vacuum Ball Valve

At ANCORP, we pride ourselves on producing the industry’s leading high vacuum ball valve. Though uniquely different in its stem stabilization and valve lifetime, the ANCORP ball valve is similar to any precision instrument in its need for maintenance. It’s important to understand that even the best valves have wearable internal components that need periodic…

Elastomer Seals: FKM vs. FFKM in High Vacuum

For decades, elastomer seals have formed the backbone of high vacuum systems, offering remarkable sealing capabilities and durability. At ANCORP, we specialize in providing the highest quality elastomer seals designed to withstand the demands of high vacuum applications.   Elastomer Seals in Vacuum Elastomer seals are an essential component of the vacuum technology world. Their…

Silver Summer Sale for High Vacuum Products

ANCORP proudly presents the Silver Summer Sale, your invitation to enhancing vacuum system efficiency with high-quality vacuum products made in the USA. As the heat of summer intensifies, we’re cooling down the prices on an extensive range of high vacuum products, from precision-engineered flanges to cutting-edge feedthroughs and other fittings. All products available for the…

The New Innovative Multiport Valve for High Vacuum Applications

ANCORP’s Multiport Ball Valve is the emerging industry standard for multiport valves in semiconductor, coating, and abatement processes. As a new product in ANCORP’s line of high vacuum valves, the multiport valve saves system design engineers and others valuable time and resources with a standard valve that meets multi-flow requirements.  With almost every piece of the valve being…

Illum-A-View on Vacuum Chamber

The One Solution for Viewing Inside Your Chamber

At the very heart of each vacuum application is the need to create an environment isolated from the atmosphere and pesky environmental contaminants. Satisfying this need often results in the manufacture of custom vacuum chambers with ports to accommodate various environmental, chemical, and electrical needs that can limit internal viewing from the outside of the…

Vacuum System for Charge Management Device Testing at Precision Space Systems Laboratory

Written in collaboration with Dr. Simon Barke of the Precision Space Systems Laboratory The Precision Space Systems Laboratory (PSSL) at the University of Florida aims to develop instrumentation and measurement techniques for gravitational science and satellite navigation. In collaboration with the NASA Ames Research Center, the PSSL works on multiple missions for laser communication in…