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Porous Ceramic Vacuum Chuck

PhotoMachining is pleased to offer a porous vacuum chuck designed for use with thin films and other flat samples. The chuck has a pore size of less than 25 microns assuring uniform suction and strong holding power for even the smallest parts.

The chucks can be manufactured flat and parallel to better than 0.001" over the entire surface. Customer needs to supply only a vacuum pump or in house vacuum with a 1/8" or 1/4" NPT fitting. Alternatively, Photomachining offers a vacuum pump with all tubing and fittings required for operation (see below).

The units are less than 1.5" in height, and are all "lightweight."

Common Sizes
CVC-6-20: (in stock)
6" Square vacuum surface with 20 micron pore size
CVC-6-20-R: (in stock)
6" Round vacuum surface with 20 micron pore size
CVC-12-20: (in stock)
12" vacuum surface with 20 micron pore size
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6 inch round vacuum chuck
6 inch square vacuum chuck

You can view a PDF drawing for the 6 inch square,  6 inch round and 12 inch square.

They weigh approximately 4.2 lbs and 17 lbs respectively.

  • International Orders add $100 handling fee
Video overview of the porous ceramic vacuum pump


Vacumm Pump, Part No. VVP-1.5

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  • Floor Stand Mounting
  • Single Phase AC 60 Hz
  • 0.25Kw
  • 120V
  • 3,450 RPM
  • Available in stock for $1,850