RV8 Two Stage Rotary Vane Oil Sealed Pump

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The Edwards RV8 dual stage rotary vane mechanical vacuum pump offers an excellent ultimate pumping speed. The RV8 has superior vapor handling capabilities, while operating quietly. They are very reliable and have accessories to match any application. Applications Include use with Refrigeration dehydration, Brake line evacuation, Epoxy degassing, Sterilization, Mass spectrometry, Vacuum ovens, Lasers, Backing combinations, Thin film coating, Vacuum distillation, Freeze drying, Space research and other vacuum processes.

The Edwards RV8 vacuum pumps have a pumping speed displacement at 60Hz of 6.0 CFM and an ultimate pressure of 1.5 X 10 -3 Torr.

Features & Benefits

  • The RV is a truly versatile pump for operation throughout your operations, perfect for wet applications, dusty applications and clean dry applications.
  • The RV series of pumps has the highest vapour handling capacity of any rotary vane pump.
  • This is ideally suited for your wet pumping applications such as freeze drying, extraction, filtration and gel drying.
  • The best-in-class anti-suck back protection prevents dust or oil mist from entering your system.
  • The fast-acting automatic inlet valve acts within 0.4 seconds.
  • The universal motor in the pump covers the widest possible voltage and frequency range from a single motor. You can service and replace parts without dismantling the pump mechanism.
  • All parts self-align, eliminating the need for special assembly.


  • Analytical instruments
  • Centrifuges, ultra-high speed
  • Coating
  • Degassing/curing – oil, epoxy resin
  • Distillation/extraction/filtration


Technical Data


50Hz m3h-1 / ft3min-1 9.7/ 5.7

60Hz m3h-1 / ft3min-1 11.7/ 6.9

Speed (Pneurop 6602)

50Hz m3h-1 / ft3min-1 8.5/ 5

60Hz m3h-1 / ft3min-1 10/ 5.9

Ultimate pressure mbar/ Torr 2.0 x 10-3 / 1.5 x 10-3

Ultimate pressure GB I mbar/ Torr 3.0 x 10-2 / 2.3 x 10-2

Ultimate pressure GB II mbar/ Torr 6 x 10-2/ 4.6 x 10-2

Ultimate Pressure with Fomblin® mbar/ Torr 2 x 10-2/ 1.5 x 10-2

Max inlet pressure for water vapour mbar/ Torr 38/ 28.5

Max water vapour pumping rate – GB I gh-1 60

Max water vapour pumping rate – GB II gh-1 220

Max allowed outlet pressure bar gauge/ psig 0.2/ 2.8

Max allowed inlet and gas ballast pressure bar gauge/ psig 0.5/ 7

Motor power 50/60Hz W 450 / 550

Power connector 1-ph IEC EN60320 C13

Nominal rotation speed 50/60Hz rpm 1500 / 1800

Weight (without oil) kg/ lb 28/ 61.6

Oil capacity min/max litres 0.4/ 0.75

Recommended oil Ultragrade 19

Inlet flange NW25

Exhaust flange NW25

Noise level 48 dB(A )@ 50 Hz

Operating temperature range °C 12 – 40


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