Vacuum Fundamentals, Techniques, and Deposition Technology
Pennsylvania Chapter of American Vacuum Society will be hosting two days-long “Vacuum Fundamentals, Techniques, and Deposition Technology” workshop at the University Club of the University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA on October 16-17, 2017.
This is a two-day course combining hands-on experience with classroom presentations. This course covers the application and use of vacuum systems and vacuum components, and an introduction to vacuum deposition techniques. Handouts will cover the presented slides.
A limited number of second-hand vacuum technology reference books will be available at the marked prices.
- Learn vacuum fundamentals with hands-on experiments in different ranges.
- Learn about gauging technologies with models on display.
- Learn about pump technologies and selected pump disassembly
- Know common vacuum system hardware: materials, flanges, valves, and feedthroughs.
- Learn about vacuum deposition technologies.
- Perform leak detection with He mass spectrometry.
- Benefit from a "just right" two-day course (when you don't have the time or need to attend a four- or five-day introductory course).
Instructors: JR Gaines, Kurt J. Lesker Co. Ron Hawranko, Leybold USA, and Chris Horwitz, Electrogrip Company
Course Notes: Developed with help from Kurt J. Lesker Co.; Steve Barker, Vacuum Research Corporation; and Chris Horwitz, Electrogrip
Cost: Will be announced later
- Only one discount per registrant may be applied, excludes Student rate.
Course will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., lunch and light refreshments included.
- Dates: Mon and Tues 16 and 17 October 2017
- Held at University Club, Conference Room B, 123 University Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260.
- Local hotels include the Wyndham (2 blocks away) and Hilton (4 blocks) and Hampton (8 blocks).
- Register: https://www2.avs.org/shortcourses/schedule/wpa/regform.html