Premier Freeze Dryer Vacuum Pump
Currently expect ca 2-3 weeks for delivery.
NOTE: This pump is included with your basic freeze dryer purchase.
Industrial Grade Design
Better than Standard Pump, see Details below.
Premier Oil Pump vs Standard Oil Pump
This new Premier Pump rarely needs to have the oil changed or filtered. The pump has a gas ballast feature that makes it so water does not stay in the oil. Because of this, the oil in the pump will be pristine and clear, even after 30 or more batches. You simply won’t need to change the oil until you have run 20 or more batches. Whereas, the oil in the Standard Vacuum Pump needs to be changed and filtered every 4 or 5 batches (when using the new 3/8 inch vacuum hose). You should only replace the oil in the unit with Robinair Premium High Vacuum Pump Oil or with JB Industries Black Gold Vacuum Pump Oil. Both of these oil types may be purchased from Amazon and other locations. Do not use Dairyland vacuum pump oil or Harvest Right vacuum pump oil. Both of these products are great for Harvest Right's standard vacuum pumps. However, these oils will not work in the Premium (Industrial) Vacuum Pump because they have detergents in them.
Under cold and hot conditions the Premier Pump will pull a deeper vacuum than the Standard Pump. Under cold conditions the difference is .05 Pascal for the Premier Pump and .08 Pascal for the Standard Pump. Whereas, under warm conditions the difference is much greater: .05 Pascal for the Premier Pump and 2.05 Pascal for the Standard Pump.
Hence, the Premier Pump is especially not affected by warm, ambient conditions. When temperatures rise, it will pull a vacuum far better than the Standard Pump. The Premier Pump is just not affected by outside heat. It pulls the same deep vacuum even when it is in a warm environment.
The Premier Pump is substantially quieter than the Standard Pump, 52 decibels versus 64 decibels. The Industrial Pump at 52 decibels is about the same as a refrigerator.
Oil Mist Filter
Both pumps come with an oil mist filter. However, the Premier Pump’s oil mist filter allows for no oil spray at all and it will last much longer.
The Premier Pump uses less power than the Standard Pump (187 watts versus 218 watts).
Under hot conditions at ultimate vacuum pressure the Standard Pump pulls 2.1 amps while the Premier Pump only pulls 1.7 amps. Hence, the Premier Pump is more efficient.
The Premier Pump is easier to move around as it weighs 5 pounds less than the Standard Pump (32 lbs. versus 37 lbs.)
The Premier Pump is more durable and will last longer than the Standard Pump.
Oil: Robinair Premium High Vacuum Pump Oil or JB Industries Black Gold Vacuum Pump Oil Only
Motor: ¾ HP
Voltage: Standard, 115v, 60Hz
Intake Port: 1 1/16 JIC flare
Dimensions: 16.3″ x 6″ x 12.1″
Noise: 52 decibels
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Order Processing & Delivery
We know how important a quick delivery is to you. That is why more than 50% of our orders ship the same or next business day, and over 70% ship within 2 business days. In the rare event that we cannot ship your order within 3 business days, we will notify you.
We may use any of several major courier services for our deliveries, including Canada Post, Canpar, Purolator, Fedex, or UPS. Shipping time is normally 1-7 business days depending on product purchased and your location. You will receive an email with courier tracking information. Please note that depending on courier it may take up to 24 hours for your tracking ID to be active. Also note that it is not possible for you to redirect a package directly with the courier once it has shipped. If you absolutely need to redirect a delivery, please contact us for assistance.
In order to serve you more efficiently, we dispatch orders from various locations. When possible we will ship your order from the location nearest to you. While we ship the majority of our products from within Canada, on occasion orders may be sent directly from a supplier in the USA. There are absolutely no border fees and you can expect delivery within the standard shipping time estimate.
We do not accept orders from outside of Canada.
Cancellations & Returns
We understand that we all change our mind sometimes, which is why we maintain a generous cancellation and return policy. Please refer to the list of scenarios below to learn how to deal with your particular situation:
You want to cancel your order
We can cancel your order and issue a full refund if the order has not been shipped out. Please note that the window between receiving an order and having it processed for shipping is sometimes very tight, even within a few hours. If your order has already been shipped, please refer to scenario 3 below.
After you received the product you discover that it is not working correctly, is missing parts, or is visibly damaged or deformed
Please refer to Warranty Information.
After you received the product you decide that you want to return it
In the event that you change your mind and you decide to return an item, you can do so if the following requirements are met:
a. All returned items must be in original, unused condition and must be accompanied by all original contents. All warranty cards must be left blank. Merchandise must be returned in original manufacturers box that has not been defaced or altered in any way.
b. You need to contact us for a return authorization within 30 days of your purchase and have the return approved PRIOR to returning the item. Unauthorized returns will be shipped back to you. After 30 days all sales are final and all items are subject to the terms and conditions of the manufacturer's warranty.
If you meet the above requirements, a refund of the original amount paid will be issued to the account you used for your purchase, less our actual shipping costs. Credits and refunds for returns are processed within 10 days from the date we receive the merchandise.
IMPORTANT! Never return an item without contacting us first. You must obtain return instructions before shipping the item back to us.