Vacuum Pumps – What The Gunk?

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 by marybabitz

Cascade TEK makes sure we pair the right vacuum pump to our vacuum ovens.  We ask a lot of questions to make sure our vacuum ovens are built to execute your process.  This picture is an example of what a vacuum pump can going through.  Let us help you get the proper vacuum pump for your application!  Ask for Mary!

Got a Shot? Send it to us!

Posted on Mar 13th, 2014 by marybabitz

We want to see you in action with Cascade TEK's ovens!  Send  a picture of your Cascade TEK oven in action.  If it is deemed cool,  we will send you out a fabulous thank you!

Our lawyers want us to say that by sending us a cool picture you give us permission to use it and your name/company. 

Send them in!!

Testing Things We Put Into Space

Posted on Feb 25th, 2014 by marybabitz
hi-vac bakeouts at Cascade TEK

Space hardware must be free of contamination and be able to withstand radiative behavior of temperature and the very thin atmosphere of space.   100Km straight up  is the Karman line.  This is where the atmosphere becomes too thin to support lift.  Satellites generally fly at about 300 Km above the earth, which for vacuum folks is about 10-6 torr.   Cascade TEK’s SVO hi-vac ovens can reach 10-6 and often into the 10-7 torr range.

Vacuum Pump Buying and Maintenance Tips

Posted on Sep 4th, 2013 by marybabitz

Lab Manager Magazine has published a quick reference to help in the purchase and maintenance of vacuum pumps.  Cascade TEK's Vacuum ovens come complete with vacuum pumps designed to meet your specific requirement.   If you have any additional questions on vacuum pumps or vacuum ovens, ask our expert Mary

Vacuum Pump….Survey Says!

Posted on Jul 25th, 2013 by marybabitz

If you are a fan of David Lettermen’s Top 10 lists – here is one on vacuum pumps.  Top considerations for purchasing a vacuum pump, top features, types, whether to control or not control vacuum are all covered in Lab Manager Magazine July issue.    Take a read, or feel free to call Mary or Jeremy at Cascade TEK – our vacuum pump experts. 

Production of Medical Devices - How To Minimize Dry Time

Posted on May 14th, 2013 by marybabitz
Vacuum Drying - Medical Device Production

Cascade TEK Develops Vacuum Drying Processes For Medical Device Manufacturing
Vacuum Drying Works. Manufacturing Process Engineers know that vacuum drying is the most efficient method to remove moisture from products.  Particularly in the medical device industry when products can be temperature sensitive. 

Vacuum Ovens Dry Heat Sensitive Product

Posted on Jun 29th, 2012 by marybabitz
Vacuum drying oven Dan Mallery

Dan Mallery, Cascade TEK’s Vacuum Oven Expert recently paid a visit to medical device manufacturer BARD in Puerto Rico.

Cascade TEK Customer SpaceX Becomes First Private Spacecraft to Visit International Space Station

Posted on May 29th, 2012 by admin
The SpaceX Dragon Capsule

We watched in awe alongside the rest of the world as Cascade TEK customer SpaceX made history this Memorial Day Weekend when it launched the Dragon spacecraft on its way to the International Space Station.

Cascade TEK Sponsors 2012 Celebration of Community Spirit Awards

Posted on Apr 30th, 2012 by admin
Community Spirit Awards Banquet

Cascade TEK will be the Presenting Sponsor at the upcoming 2012 Celebration of Community Spirit Awards Banquet taking place May 9, 2012 at the Oregon Zoo.

New Product Demonstration Videos Now Available

Posted on Oct 4th, 2011 by admin

Cascade TEK is proud to offer a new series of product demonstration videos aimed at helping customers who have already purchased one of our Cascade TEK vacuum ovens.

We know you may still have questions after the decision to buy is made, which is why we’ve created a series of videos to get you started—from setting up your vacuum oven to advanced instructions for setting ramp and soak profiles and time to temp mapping. Whatever your question, these fun and instructional videos will help you learn the ins and outs of your new lab oven in record time.

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