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Offline simonh

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Vacuum clamp pod
« on: December 15, 2018, 03:38 PM »
I have an idea for a vacuum clamps for a specific Festool related purpose.

However, I need a valve like used on the VacSys pods... the sort of one-way spring loaded valve which allows the vacuum to suck when it is depressed, otherwise stops the vacuum when the wood is removed. Surely there is a name for this type of thing (like a one-way valve?)  I've gone trough quite a few pneumatic related websites but cannot see what I'm looking for. Anyone got and ideas what its called or where to look?

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Online PeterJJames13

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Re: Vacuum clamp pod
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2018, 03:56 PM »
Is it available through Festool parts? Here is a screenshot of Ekat.....

Offline Peter Halle

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Re: Vacuum clamp pod
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2018, 07:01 PM »
I wasn’t entirely sure what part you are looking for, but here is a link to a site that  have used for vacuum clamping parts that might help:  https://www.veneersupplies.com/categories/Vacuum__Press__Items/Vacuum__Clamping/

Peter

Offline simonh

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Re: Vacuum clamp pod
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2018, 03:29 AM »
Thanks for the replies.

It was the pressure sensitive ball valve in the link Peter posted that I was looking for.