Lab Vacuum Pumps

Labconco offers a number of vacuum pump types, including Rotary Vane Pumps, Combination Pumps, Diaphragm Pumps and Scroll Pumps.

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Vacuum Pumps
BVC Basic apirator pump 800
VACUUBRAND BVC Basic Fluid Aspirator Pumps

Designed for connection to an external vacuum source such as a diaphragm pump.

BVC Control G aspirator pump 800
VACUUBRAND BVC Control Fluid Aspirator Pumps

Designed for use in labs without in-house vacuum.

Scroll Vacuum Pumps

Low maintenance, corrosion resistant pumps that don't require oil.

PrimeMate with Pump 800
PrimeMate Oil Change Systems

Perform fast, mess-free oil changes on vacuum pumps. Portable, automatic.

Hybrid Vacuum Pump
Combination Vacuum Pumps

Combination vacuum pumps are corrosion resistent rotary vane/diaphragm vacuum pumps designed for use with acidic samples and harsh chemicals.

VACUUBRAND diaphragm pump
Diaphragm Vacuum Pumps

Diaphragm Vacuum Pumps are sized for use with CentriVap Centrifugal Concentrators, RapidVap Vacuum Evaporation Systems and Vacuum Desiccators.

Rotary Vane Vacuum Pumps

A general, economical rotary vane vacuum pump for a variety of laboratory equipment. 

Vacuum Pumps include Rotary Vane Pumps, Combination Pumps, Diaphragm Pumps and Scroll Pumps, providing an assortment of vacuum pump solutions.

Rotary Vane Direct Drive Vacuum Pumps provide a reliable vacuum source for a variety of laboratory products including FreeZone Freeze Dryers, Protector Controlled Atmosphere Glove Boxes and CentriVap Centrifugal Concentrators.

VACUUBRAND HYBRID™ Vacuum Pumps integrate a high performance rotary vane pump with a chemical-resistant diaphragm pump to create a low maintenance, longer-lasting vacuum pump.

PrimeMate Oil Change Systems make vacuum pump maintenance quick and easy.

Diaphragm Vacuum Pumps are sized for use with CentriVap Centrifugal Concentrators, RapidVap Vacuum Evaporation Systems and Vacuum Diesiccators. Their versatility makes these pumps ideal for many applications.

The Scroll Vacuum Pump is an oil-free pumps recommended for freeze drying as they can be used with aqueous and solvent samples including acetonitrile.


  • PrimeMate Oil Change System Installation

    This video quickly demonstrates how to set up and use a Labconco PrimeMate Oil Changing System to change laboratory vacuum pump oil.

  • Labconco Vacuum Pump Setup

    Video describing the process of preparing a vacuum pump for installation and use with a Labconco FreeZone Freeze Dry System. Explains how to add oil, install exhaust filter, and more.


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Vacuum Pump Selection Guide

The Vacuum Pump Selection Guide provides helpful information on choosing the right pump for your laboratory product. Types of pumps and their uses are discussed.

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CentriVap Centrifugal Vacuum Concentrators and Cold Traps Catalog

Provides features, benefits, accessories, and ordering information on CentriVap micro IR, Benchtop, Refrigerated, Acid-Resistant, Cold Traps, Proteomic Systems, DNA, and Mobile Systems.

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RapidVap Dry Evaporation Systems Catalog

Provides features and benefits, specifications, and evaporation rates of the RapidVap Vertex, RapidVap Vacuum, RapidVap N2 and RapidVap N2/48 Evaporation Systems. Accessories are also described.

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Precise Glove Boxes Catalog

Contains specifications, dimensional drawings and ordering information on Labconco's line of Precise Glove Boxes and XPert Weigh Boxes.

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VACUUBRAND BVC Fluid Aspiration Systems Flyer

This flyer describes the VACUUBRAND BVC Control and Basic Fluid Aspiration Systems.

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