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Press Releases from Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum GmbH (36 total)

Oerlikon Leybold vacuum technology and measuring equipment enables the proof of …

Vacuum technology promotes fundamental research After about 100 years, it is a fact: Albert Einstein was right again. A century after the physicist predicted the existence of gravitational waves in the scope of his theory of general relativity, their existence has now been proved scientifically. The vacuum and measuring equipment of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum has provided an important contribution to this discovery of American and German space scientists being worthy of

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Supplies Vacuum Systems for the COPT.Zentrum of the Univ …

International top level in and out of Cologne For the University of Cologne, the COPT.ZENTRUM is a central element of their technology transfer strategy from science to practice. Small and middle-sized companies will benefit from the premises of the center, the technology, and the newest scientific findings in the field of organic electronics. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum supplies the necessary vacuum technology. After two years of construction, the building, which was financed with

WELTEC Biomethane Plant in France Launches Feed-in

Leading Edge with Processing Technology On 5 August, the „Longchamps“ biomethane plant in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France went live. Thus, 70 standard m3/h are now continually supplied to the natural gas grid of the French gas distributor GrDF (Gaz réseau Distribution France). Plant operator David Peterschmitt uses about 6,000 t of agricultural leftovers a year for the production of biogas from anaerobic digestion. To ensure effective biogas processing, German plant

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum improves on Speed and Services – in the web and on the …

Enhancing Customer Experience with Vacuum from Research to Mass Production Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum is pleased to announce the launch of the Vacuum Online Shop, the all-new online store for our vacuum technological products and accessories. After running the Vacuum Shop in the US successfully, the Online Store is now open and ready for operation in twelve additional countries in six languages to shop for products and after sales services. With high-tech products

Intelligent modular vacuum system minimizes system downtime and saves costs

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum enhances productivity in heat treatment and metallurgy with modern Vacuum Systems Innovations in vacuum technology deliver an important contribution to productivity in heat treatment and furnace construction as well as in secondary metallurgy. Modern systems fulfil a number of requirements in order to save energy during the production of high- quality steel and to reliably guarantee the required vacuum level. The specially-designed vacuum systems from Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum

Intelligent monitoring minimizes system downtime and saves costs

Remote Monitoring Ensures Process Reliability Planning, predictability and process safety are concepts that are integral parts of an effective production environment. To achieve these objectives, a systematic approach is needed. Since 2013, Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum, a manufacturer of vacuum components and systems, uses a monitoring solution in order to support its customer to achieve these objectives. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum will participate at the ACHEMA in Frankfurt, 15.-19. June and at the

165 Years Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum

Origin of Vacuum Technology – a Success Story for the World It is not without reason that Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum can be seen as the pioneer of vacuum technology: For 165 years, the company Leybold, located at Cologne, Germany, has developed and supplied vacuum pumps, systems, standardized and customized vacuum solutions and after sales services for a wide range of industrial and research-based applications. In these fields of industry, Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Obtains Major Order for High-Performance Cryo Pumps

Cryo pumps of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum optimize space simulation Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum gained an order for the manufacturing of a batch of cryogenic vacuum pumps of the series COOLVAC 60.000 for the evacuation of space simulation chambers. These pumps with a flange diameter of 1.3 m and a pumping rate of 60,000 litres per second for nitrogen are being manufactured presently at the Dresden site of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum. Cryo pumps

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Moves Offices in the Netherlands

New premises offer growth opportunities Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum celebrates the opening of the new sales and service office in the Netherlands. The former premises did not yield enough space for the growing local business and the new location in Utrecht offers better infrastructure and comfort. Being close to customers is an important factor to meet the increasing demands of the local markets, also with standardized and fully customized vacuum solutions. The new

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum obtains ATEX Certificate for Steel Degassing Vacuum Syst …

In recent decades, the demand for higher-quality, refined steels has increased steadily. At the same time, steel plants operate under the increasing pressure to design their processes more energy-efficient and reduce CO2 emissions drastically. Higher-grade steels which are demanded e.g. by the automotive or aerospace industry require further treatment in the so-called secondary metallurgical processes, which are often carried out under vacuum. Degassing, especially those with oxygen insufflation, as in

Fast logistics with most modern technology

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Moves to its New Logistics Centre Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum, one of the largest high-tech vendors for vacuum pumps and systems has at the beginning of this year moved into its new, modern lean logistics centre at the Cologne site. Designed by planning company Dr. Schönheit + Partner, the building was erected by construction company Günther GmbH & Co. KG from Netphen, Germany. This new building is the logistics

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum inaugurates India Headquarters

India: Local Sales and Service Net to Support Development within the Emerging Markets Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum inaugurated its India head office in Bangalore to provide greater sales and service support and customer proximity. The opening marks yet another milestone in establishing a strong presence in high growth regions. “We continue to invest intensively in emerging markets”, says Dr. Martin Fuellenbach, CEO Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum, “as the new site opening in Brazil

Global energy company invests in innovative vacuum equipment

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum receives double-digit million Euro order for uranium enrichment Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum received a double-digit million Euro order for vacuum technology from a global manufacturer of uranium centrifuges for nuclear power facilities. Oerlikon Leybold’s vacuum solutions will play an essential role in a nuclear plant presently under construction in the United States. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum will deliver proven fore vacuum equipment for 12 different systems and will offer customized

Chemical Vapor Deposition CVD made easy

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum enhances offer for R&D experimentation systems Chemical Vapor Deposition is widely used in research and development laboratories, especially for the synthesis of carbon nanostructures of graphene, vertically aligned carbon nanotubes or silicon nano wires. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum now offers a safe, simple, plug & play solution. “In this minuscule world of atomic-sized layers, fast and reproducible experiments are vital. The CVD Cube of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers just these

Versatile solutions for metal markets

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers flexible solutions for demanding heat-treatment and metallurgy processes Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum won several orders globally for vacuum systems out of the metal treatment field, optimized for customer specific needs. Advantage of these vacuum solutions is the high flexibility due to the use of standard vacuum pumps in a versatile skid. "These orders show the expertise of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum as the vacuum systems are considered efficient and

Serving the demands of emerging markets Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum opens new Sales …

Serving the demands of emerging markets Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum consistently optimizes its sales and service network in order to meet customer demands. The opening of a new office in Jundiai/Sao Paulo, Brazil, marks the next milestone in establishing a strong presence in regions with high growth business opportunities. “We continue to invest proactively in our regional markets”, explains Dr. Martin Füllenbach, CEO of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuums, “we believe in the growing demands

LEYVAC vacuum pumps added to the portfolio of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum

Dry compressing LEYVAC pumps increase the efficiency of vacuum processes. LEYVAC pumps and systems deliver high process throughputs and optimize your system uptime – with excellent process reliability, good environment characteristics and a reasonable price-to-performance ratio. This new product line of dry compressing vacuum pumps has been developed for the specific requirements of industrial processes and coating applications in the pumping speed range of 100 m3/h. LEYVAC pumps and system combinations

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum added the PHOENIX L500i helium leak detector to the prod …

The new PHOENIX L500i helium leak detector opens up new dimensions of productivity and reliability in testing all kinds of components and represents an innovative and up-to-date solution for leak detection. Apart from an attractive visual appearance, it excels through numerous “inner values”. High-speed leak detection, reproducibility, reliable operation and an absolutely new experience using iPad controls are only a few of the special advantages of the PHOENIX L500i. The PHOENIX

Fraunhofer awards Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum for excellent technology management

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum has been awarded as one of the five best in class companies in technology management, identified within the European benchmarking study of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT. The Fraunhofer IPT identified the best in class together with a jury of ten industrial partners forming the consortium of the benchmarking project for especially successful processes in technology development. The consortium included Aesculap, Alstom (Switzerland), Bosch Diesel Systems,

Major Order from CERN for Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum

Delivery of over 50 leak detection systems for antimatter research in the Large Hadron Collider CERN, the renowned Science Centre for Particle Physics has placed an order with Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum for the delivery of over 50 mobile leak detection systems PHOENIXL300 including the matching Remote Control System RC 310 WL. With this order, Oerlikon has prevailed against a prestigious international competition. For Dr. Martin Füllenbach, CEO Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum, this

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers Leather Drying Technology

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum has been a trail blazer for more than 160 years in the field of Vacuum Technologies. Oerlikon Vacuum delivers pumps, systems, standardized and tailor-made vacuum solutions, accessories and services for numerous branches as your reliable partner, globally. And now Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers optimized solutions also for applications for Leather Vacuum Drying Technology. Economic and Environmental Impact One of the important operations in the leather-making process is the removal

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum wins another order for steel degassing

A technologically leading vacuum solution has won Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum another steel degassing order. JAILAXMI CASTING & ALLOYS, an Indian steel producer, was convinced by the innovative systems and redundant components. "The new system offers the right parameters to significantly reduce energy costs while at the same time being designed to guarantee a stable production process," explains Inamdar Shrikant, Regional Sales Manager for India. Molten metals contain dissolved gases which can

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum supplied key vacuum components to CERN’s Large Hadron …

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum supplied key vacuum components to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider and ATLAS/CMS detectors Oerlikon congratulates CERN on its success in identifying the Higgs particle Swiss global high-tech group Oerlikon today congratulates the CERN scientists involved in the ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) and CMS (Compact Muon Spectrometer) experiments for identifying clear signs of a new atomic particle. An achieve- ment made using the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) at CERN, this

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum strengthens local presence in Singapore and India

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum opens new production and service facilities in Singapore and India. Being close to customers is an important factor to meet the increasing demands of the local markets, also with standardized and fully customized vacuum solutions. Therefore, Leybold Vacuum complements the already existing sales and service network in Asia. The new premises of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Singapore Pte. Ltd., founded in 2000, is located at 8, Commonwealth Lane, and

Vacuum pumps for high performance in demanding processes

Cologne, 29th March, 2012 – DRYVAC DV450 and RUVAC WH2500: Two more application focused fore vacuum pumps enhance the product portfolio of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum. The new DRYVAC DV450 now complements the already existing variants of DRYVAC pumps and systems. This new pump also combines dry screw technology with a very compact design and additional customer benefits such as extreme silent operation, low ambient temperatures and minimal cooling water consumption. The

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum starts extended production facility in China

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum opened its new production facility in Tianjin, China. The new facility is the third substantial expansion of the existing plant. With this extension, Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum is able to move additional product lines for fore and high vacuum technology into Chinese manufacturing. This investment reflects the importance of Asian market development and the strategic commitment of Oerlikon in China. Since its foundation in 1997, Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum China

Outstanding inventive talent at Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum

Only creative companies with vision and a feeling for new ideas make it into the ranks of the top one hundred most innovative SMEs. Oerlikon Leybold was among them in 2011, and was presented with the Top 100 award by Lothar Spaeth in the Baltic resort of Warnemuende. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum GmbH specialises in the creation of vacuums for industrial applications. A number of products are now manufactured under vacuum conditions,

Energy efficient Vacuum Systems for Furnace Industry and Metallurgy

Innovation in vacuum technology today is characterized by increases of efficiency and cost reductions in energy demand. Specially designed vacuum systems offer substantial customer benefits. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum informs about these advantages on occasion of the Thermprozess / METEC exhibition at Düsseldorf. The highest priority for vacuum pumps and systems certainly is the reliable delivery of the required vacuum levels. The trouble-free operation of the vacuum system is a must. The

Vacuum Solutions from Research to Mass Production

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers research and experimental coating systems along with the new pump series MAGiNTEGRA and DRYVAC at the COMVAC, Hannover Fair. The full-line vacuum portfolio offered by Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum supports all manufacturing processes within coating and industrial applications in the rough, medium, high and ultra-high vacuum regime. Pumping technologies, systems and services include components, standardized systems and fully customized vacuum solutions. The product range comprises oil

Photovoltaic Coating Technology – Vacuum Solutions from Research to Mass Produ …

Shanghai, 22nd February, 2011 – Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers research and experimental coating systems along with the new pump series MAGiNTEGRA and DRYVAC at the SNEC. The full-line vacuum portfolio offered by Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum supports all manufacturing processes within photovoltaic applications in the rough, medium, high and ultra-high vacuum regime. Pumping technologies, systems and services include components, standardized systems and fully customized vacuum solutions. The product range comprises oil

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Starts New Online Catalogue

In order to offer state of the art facilities and more advantages for customers, the new Online Catalogue has been programmed especially for the requirements of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and effectively meets customer demands. More than 120.000 data files were reviewed and linked to each other in order to offer fast and complete information sets on the product portfolio and to provide customers with adequate offers. All product such as

Vacuum Controller VACVISION

With the new vacuum controller VACVISION and due to its large touch screen panel you have your complete vacuum process safely in mind and also in the forefront. The desired parameters can be set easily and monitored via a simple finger tip. The new compact VACVISION vacuum controller is equipped with a large TFT graphic display with touch panel. The VACVISION offers intuitive operation, a guided configuration menu (wizard), simple hardware

Vacuum Measurements directly at the Process Chamber with the THERMOVAC TM101 Vac …

The new digital THERMOVAC TM101 vacuum gauge from Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers a new method of directly measuring the vacuum pressure in the vacuum chamber. The measurement data is acquired through the hand set TM101 and can be processed further using software. The THERMOVAC TM101 hand set permits vacuum measurements spanning seven decades (1200 to 5 x 10-4 mbar). Moreover, the TM101 offers the possibility of an adjustable gas correction factor,

Photovoltaic Coating Technology – Vacuum Solutions from Research to Mass Produ …

San Francisco, 1st July, 2010 – Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum presents the UNIVEX research and experimental coating system along with the new DRYVAC pump systems at Intersolar North America, July 13 – 15, 2010 at Moscone Center in San Francisco The full-line vacuum portfolio offered by Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum supports all manufacturing processes within photovoltaic applications in the rough, medium, high and ultra-high vacuum regime. Pumping technologies, systems and services include

Sunny Aspects in Asia Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Complements Service Net in Asia

For Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum being close to customers is an important factor to meet the increasing demands for faster and more comprehensive after sales services. Therefore, three new service centers will open their gates soon and complement the already existing sales and service network of Leybold Vacuum in Asia. On June 15th, the service center in Hsin Chu, Taiwan will enhance the performance range with the product lines SCREWLINE and

Innovation in Vacuum

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum presents the new dry screw technology pump series DRYVAC at the photovoltaic exhibition Photon in Stuttgart, Germany. Such innovations of vacuum technology will contribute to the effective automatisation of solar panel mass production and enhance profitability. Plants for solar module manufacturing have to make use of all means to cut costs effectively. The changing legal aspects on solar feed-in tariffs increase the pressure on quality and costs