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TIC Cart XL Pumping Station

Edwards TIC Cart XL Pumping Station

nEXT turbomolecular pumping station (TIC Cart XL)

The TIC Cart XL is a large volume turbomolecular pumping station that is fully mobile and is required where fast, reliable pump down to low pressure is essential in a variety of environments.

Application range:

  • High energy physics
  • Particle accelerators
  • Beam lines
  • Synchrotron
  • Other high-performance applications where mobility is required/beneficial

Configurable with turbomolecular pump speeds ranging from 240 to 930 ls-­¹

....And a dry backing nXRi multistage roots pump that enables the range to pump from 30 to 90 m3h-1.
You select the most appropriate combination nEXT turbomolecular pump and nXRi multistage roots backing pump depending on your pump down requirements and chamber size, and the cart comes fully assembled and ready to run straight out of the box. 

All our nEXT turbomolecular pumping stations feature an integrated TIC turbo and instrument controller offering full control of the package via a simple intuitive interface. As fully featured high end stations they include RS232 serial communications and Windows® software for monitoring and control. 

Features and benefits

  • Range of turbomolecular pump options: Choice of turbomolecular pump with speeds ranging from 240 to 930 ls-1 and inlet flanges from DN100 to DN200 (ISO or CF).
  • Fully controllable: TIC turbo and instrument controller offers full control of pumps and up to 3 Active gauges as well as offering full serial remote communications.
  • Vent valve option: Optional turbomolecular pump vent valve can be ordered as part of cart assembly.
  • User serviceable: All nEXT turbomolecular pumps and backing pumps are fully user serviceable.
  • Mobile system: All metal frame with locking castors for a robust easy mobile system.
  • Choice of backing pumps: Choice of dry backing pumps with capacities ranging from 30 to 90 m³ h-1.
  • Low vibration: Backing pump mounted on anti-vibration mounts for low levels of transmitted vibration.

‘Plug and pump’ turbomolecular pumping station

Everything about our range of nEXT turbomolecular pumping stations has been developed to provide a comprehensive vacuum solution with the latest technological advances for easy installation and operation.

1. Choose your turbopump

2. Choose your backing pump

3. Select your voltage

‘Plug and pump’ turbomolecular pumping station

A simplified ordering matrix* and expanded range, to include turbopumps with speeds from 240 ls-1 to 930 ls-1,  enables you to select the most appropriate combination for your application, fully assembled and ready to go.

*Please refer to the Product datasheet below

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