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Ball Chamber

A standardised range of UHV chambers have been manufactured for your convenience. The configurable range of skeletons come as standard in either Stainless Steel or Nickel Based Super Alloy i.e Mu-Metal. 

The VACGEN Ball Chamber can be used for applications such as Surface Analysis. Our chambers can be custom designed, ensuring they are tailored to your individual needs for your specific applications. Our extensive history in chamber manufacturing guarantees we can provide you with the right support and technical services from the moment you request a quotation to the day you receive your chamber. 

Chamber Material Details:

The Ball Chamber is available in the two materials shown below:

Ball Chamber Material
Material TypeDescription
Nickel Based Super Alloy (NiFe)A soft ferromagnetic metal with a very high permeability
Stainless Steel 304L or 316L available as standard body and tube material

Chamber Body Details

The following chambers are formed from standard skeletons with lead times as low as 7 weeks. 

Ball Chamber Body Details
Chamber TypeChamber MaterialFlange ODBottom PortBottom Port Length Top PortTop Port Length
Ball ChamberStainless Steel315 mmCF203 - 156320 mm CF152 - 102250 mm
Ball ChamberStainless Steel235 mmCF203 - 156300 mmCF152 - 108250 mm
Ball ChamberMu Metal315 mmCF203 - 156320 mm CF152 - 102250 mm
Ball ChamberMu Metal235 mmCF203 - 156300 mmCF152 - 108250 mm

Standard Port Sizes

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Standard Port Sizes
FlangeVACGEN Flange Part NumberFlange ODBolt Hole PCDNumber of Bolt HolesTube ODWall
DN19CFCF34-1934.1 mm27 mm 619.05 mm1.2 mm
DN41CFCF70-4169.9 mm58.7 mm641.3 mm1.6 mm
DN44CFCF70-4569.9 mm58.7 mm644.5 mm1.6 mm
DN70CFCF114-70113.5 mm92.2 mm870.0 mm2.0 mm
DN100CFCF152-102152.0 mm130.3 mm16101.6 mm2 mm
DN100CFCF152-108152.0 mm130.3 mm16108.0 mm2 mm
DN150CFCF203-156203.0 mm181.0 mm20156.0 mm3 mm
DN200CFCF254-206254.0 mm231.8 mm24206 mm3 mm
DN250CFCF305-254305.0 mm284.0 mm32254 mm5 mm
DN300CFCF368-305368.3 mm338.1 mm32305 mm3 mm
Tolerances
Port LengthAnalyser (Only)Phi & Theta AngleGeneral Tolerance
General ±1 mm±0.5 mm±0.5°R2.0 mm

Additional Details:

Extra Details
Surface Treatments AvailableMaximum Mass mm (W x D x H)Optional RGA Analysis
Satin Polished - Standard ConfigurableBespokeSize mm - 700 x 700 x 1000
Bead Blasting600 x 600 x 600700 x 700 x 1000Maximum Mass 500kg
Electro PolishedMax. Mass 125kgMax. Mass 500kgMaximum Temp. 250°

Please note: Electro Polished Finish and Vacuum Annealing are available at an additional cost and extended lead time. Please tell us about any additional processing when enquiring about a chamber design.
Standard tolerances are ±1mm on Port Length, Analyser Port ±0.5mm. Phi & Theta Angles ±0.5°. General Tolerance R2.0mm

Call us on : +44 (0) 1323 379 335 or email: sales@vacgen.com