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  • R5 RA 1000/1600 B , Rotary Vane Vacuum Pump , Busch Vacuum Solutions

R5 RA 1000/1600 B

Rotary vane

The All-Rounder for Countless Vacuum Applications


Robust construction, highly resilient carbon fiber vanes, proven rotary vane technology, long service life

High performance

High pumping speed at low pressures, designed for continuous operation


Various design options available, easy adaption to individual customer requirements and processes, level and temperature switch as standard

Technical specifications

Markets & applications

Biogas handling
  • Upgrading - pressure swing adsorption
Electric power generation
  • Transformer drying
Food processing
  • Beverage filling
  • Meat cutters
  • Meat tumblers
  • Meat marinators
  • Vacuum cooling
  • Powder processing
  • Pneumatic conveying
  • Freeze drying
  • Sterilizing
  • Pasteurizing
Hospitals and healthcare facilities
  • Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC)
  • Medical suction
  • Surgical vacuum draining
Oil and gas industry
  • Solvent extraction
  • Pipeline drying
  • Oil purification
  • Blister packaging
  • Chamber packaging machines large
  • Tray sealers
  • Round-table/Carousel packaging machines
  • Thermoforming packaging machines
Vapor recovery
  • Railcar and truck loading
  • Storage tank venting
  • Storage tank filling
  • Vapor balancing
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOC) recovery
  • Fueling


  • IEC (IE3) and NEMA motors
  • Multi-voltage, multi-frequency motors (IE3) for variable speed drive
  • Single or double gas-ballast valve, manual or solenoid operation
  • Various inlet filters
  • Inlet filter pressure gauge
  • Various temperature and pressure gauges
  • Starter units
  • Oil mist separator
  • Energy recuperation kit with heat exchanger
  • Vacuum pump oils for all applications

Design options

  • ATEX - for use in explosion hazard areas.