Please update your browser.

It looks like you are using an old version of the Microsoft Edge browser. To get the best experience with the Busch website, please update your browser.

Overpressure and Vacuum Applications

We have the optimum vacuum for your application.

Applications of vacuum technology

  • Vacuum packed meat
    Packaging

    A packaging process in which air is extracted from the package prior to sealing.

    Learn more
  • Pneumatic conveying of bulk materials
    Pneumatic Conveying

    The transfer of bulk materials or powders through a closed conveying pipeline.

    Learn more
  • Vacuum degassing
    Degassing

    A technique for removing dissolved gas from a liquid or paste.

    Learn more
  • Vacuum dried salad
    Drying

    A thermal separation process to remove moisture present in a substance by means of vacuum.

    Learn more
  • Freeze-dried strawberries
    Freeze Drying

    A technique for the gentle drying of products.

    Learn more
  • Vacuum distillation
    Distillation

    A technique used to gently separate compounds from a liquid.

    Learn more
  • vacuum_evacuation_laboratory_vacuum_chamber
    Evacuation

    The process of creating a negative pressure inside a closed physical space.

    Learn more
  • Forming pressing and laminating with vacuum
    Forming, pressing and laminating

    To join a wide variety of materials together. Or to bring them into a specific shape.

    Learn more
  • vacuum_handling_suction_cups
    Handling and lifting

    Methods for gently moving parts from one place to another. Or for fixing them in a certain position during processing.

    Learn more

Learn more about vacuum applications

What is vacuum needed for?

The short answer is, many things. Vacuum pump solutions save energy, money and time. They also improve product quality, extend shelf life, make processes safer, speedier and smoother, cut pollution, and even help save lives.

The range of vacuum technology is quite breath-taking. It plays a role in the production of food, medicines, explosives, wind turbines, district heating, stainless steel, and much more. It also contributes to game-changing high vacuum research in physics and chemistry.

However, the fundamental role of a vacuum system, its science, still remains the same: reduce the number of gas particles in a system which, at constant temperature, corresponds to a reduction in gas pressure.

And this is a process that continues to affect our lives every single day.

What are the most prominent vacuum applications?

While it is impossible to list all areas where vacuum technology is employed, here is a brief overview of common industrial vacuum applications.

In packaging processes, vacuum solutions are used, for example, in vacuum packaging or modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), tray forming in packaging machines, thermoforming of plastic packaging, foil handling in tubular bag packaging machines, carton erection, labeling and many more.

The use of vacuum in forming, pressing and laminating applications enables mold evacuation, thermoforming and vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VRTM). Moreover, vacuum is indispensable for the production of flat panel displays and solar panels.

Many “thin-film” technologies have been made possible through advances in vacuum coating processes, such as physical and chemical vapor deposition, metallization and many more.

Vacuum distillation is used in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, for solvent recovery, as well as in crude oil distillation processes.

Vacuum degassing and deaeration processes play a role in the production of foodstuffs, high-quality alloy and oil, as well as in plastics extrusion.

In pneumatic conveying processes, vacuum and low pressure solutions can, for instance, be found in applications such as the pneumatic conveying of bulk goods like granulates, grains, powders or dusts.

Overpressure and vacuum pump applications in practice

  • Vacuum Preserves Food

    Vacuum Preserves Food

    Freeze drying with the help of vacuum technology

    Learn more
  • Advanced and Efficient Vacuum Supply in Paper Bag Production

    Advanced and Efficient Vacuum Supply in Paper Bag Production

    GSD-Verpackungen

    Learn more
  • Enormous Energy Savings for Packaging Process

    Enormous Energy Savings for Packaging Process

    Gartenfrisch Jung

    Learn more
  • Vacuum Packaging of Fresh Meat

    Vacuum Packaging of Fresh Meat

    Hygienically packaging fresh meat

    Learn more
  • Quality Resin Infusion Processes in Boatbuilding with R5 Rotary Vane Vacuum Pumps

    Quality Resin Infusion Processes in Boatbuilding with R5 Rotary Vane Vacuum Pumps

    Mader shipyard

    Learn more
  • Central Vacuum Supply Brings 50% Energy Savings in Rotor Blade Production

    Central Vacuum Supply Brings 50% Energy Savings in Rotor Blade Production

    Groß-Rotorblattfertigung GmbH

    Learn more
  • High Economic Efficiency Thanks to the Right Choice of Vacuum Technology

    High Economic Efficiency Thanks to the Right Choice of Vacuum Technology

    Röchling Automotive

    Learn more
  • Cost-Effective Vacuum Technology in Food Packaging: Part 2

    Cost-Effective Vacuum Technology in Food Packaging: Part 2

    Energy saving potential in vacuum supply

    Learn more
  • Vacuum in Woodworking – Part 1

    Vacuum in Woodworking – Part 1

    Learn more
  • Cost-Effective Vacuum Technology in Food Packaging: Part 1

    Cost-Effective Vacuum Technology in Food Packaging: Part 1

    Basics of Vacuum Generation

    Learn more
  • Secure Clamping of Small Panels with Vacuum

    Secure Clamping of Small Panels with Vacuum

    ASSTEC

    Learn more
  • Modern Vacuum Technology Increases Energy Efficiency during Vulcanization

    Modern Vacuum Technology Increases Energy Efficiency during Vulcanization

    ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH

    Learn more
  • Safe and Efficient Exhaust Gas Cleaning Using Modern Vacuum Technology

    Safe and Efficient Exhaust Gas Cleaning Using Modern Vacuum Technology

    Nouryon Akzo Nobel Industrial Chemicals GmbH

    Learn more
  • Reliable degassing at the extrusion press with dry vacuum technology

    Reliable degassing at the extrusion press with dry vacuum technology

    Dachziegelwerke Nelskamp GmbH

    Learn more
  • Energy-Efficient Vacuum Supply in the Production of Windshields

    Energy-Efficient Vacuum Supply in the Production of Windshields

    Fuyao Europe

    Learn more
  • Greater Efficiency and Reduced Cycle Times in Packaging Poultry Sausage with R5

    Greater Efficiency and Reduced Cycle Times in Packaging Poultry Sausage with R5

    Drobimex

    Learn more
  • Pre-cooling lettuces reliably, thanks to cutting-edge vacuum technology

    Pre-cooling lettuces reliably, thanks to cutting-edge vacuum technology

    Heekeren GbR

    Learn more
  • Screw Vacuum Pump for Arc PVD Coating

    Screw Vacuum Pump for Arc PVD Coating

    Dreistegen

    Learn more
  • The Role of Vacuum Technology in Freeze Drying

    The Role of Vacuum Technology in Freeze Drying

    Learn more
  • Modern Vacuum Technology for Melt Degassing During Extrusion

    Modern Vacuum Technology for Melt Degassing During Extrusion

    PolyComp GmbH

    Learn more
  • Saving Energy when Generating Vacuum for Clamping Aluminum Sheets

    Saving Energy when Generating Vacuum for Clamping Aluminum Sheets

    A&T Group

    Learn more
  • Pressure-Controlled Vacuum Technology Helps Save Energy

    Pressure-Controlled Vacuum Technology Helps Save Energy

    IAC Group AB

    Learn more
  • Complete Vacuum Supply with MINK Claw Vacuum Technology

    Complete Vacuum Supply with MINK Claw Vacuum Technology

    Aquatherm

    Learn more
  • Up to 70 Percent Energy Savings Thanks to Modern Vacuum Technology for Material Feed

    Up to 70 Percent Energy Savings Thanks to Modern Vacuum Technology for Material Feed

    Jedi Kunststofftechnik GmbH

    Learn more
  • Reduction of CO2 Emissions and Operating Costs by Means of a Centralized Vacuum Supply

    Reduction of CO2 Emissions and Operating Costs by Means of a Centralized Vacuum Supply

    Peter Mattfeld & Sohn GmbH

    Learn more
  • Fine Ham Perfectly Packaged

    Fine Ham Perfectly Packaged

    Basedahl Schinkenmanufaktur

    Learn more
  • Self-Regulating Vacuum Pump Helps Save Energy

    Self-Regulating Vacuum Pump Helps Save Energy

    Ready for Industry 4.0

    Learn more
  • High-Quality Essential Oils and Essences Thanks to Vacuum Distillation

    High-Quality Essential Oils and Essences Thanks to Vacuum Distillation

    Learn more
  • Hose Extrusion with Dry Vacuum Technology

    Hose Extrusion with Dry Vacuum Technology

    Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke

    Learn more
  • Huge Energy Savings with Centralized Vacuum Concept

    Huge Energy Savings with Centralized Vacuum Concept

    Capron GmbH

    Learn more
  • Less Maintenance Thanks to the Centralization of the Vacuum Supply

    Less Maintenance Thanks to the Centralization of the Vacuum Supply

    Mar-Bal

    Learn more
  • Efficiency and Energy Savings Achieved in Food Packaging with a Central Vacuum Supply

    Efficiency and Energy Savings Achieved in Food Packaging with a Central Vacuum Supply

    Goodvalley Polska

    Learn more
  • Reliable Vacuum Supply for Plasma Nitriding

    Reliable Vacuum Supply for Plasma Nitriding

    HWL Löttechnik GmbH

    Learn more
  • Energy Savings and Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Thanks to Centralization of Vacuum Supply

    Energy Savings and Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Thanks to Centralization of Vacuum Supply

    Block House Fleischerei GmbH

    Learn more
  • Vacuum Supply for Food Packaging – 70% Less Energy Consumption

    Vacuum Supply for Food Packaging – 70% Less Energy Consumption

    Feinkost Dittmann

    Learn more
  • Vacuum for Cleaning and Drying Industrial Parts

    Vacuum for Cleaning and Drying Industrial Parts

    Learn more
  • Innovation Meets Tradition in Centralized Vacuum for Thermoforming Machines in Food Packaging

    Innovation Meets Tradition in Centralized Vacuum for Thermoforming Machines in Food Packaging

    Salzbrenner

    Learn more
  • Centralized Vacuum Supply for Reliable and Efficient Packaging

    Centralized Vacuum Supply for Reliable and Efficient Packaging

    Westfleisch

    Learn more