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Dry Turbo Pumped Leak Detector

In addition to this Varian 979 Ver 2 Standard Sensitivity, Capovani Brothers Inc stocks a wide range of used and refurbished helium leak detectors. Typical manufacturers include Alcatel, Adixen, Inficon, Pfeiffer, Leybold, Varian. To view our complete stock of used helium leak detectors visit our Helium Leak Detector category.

Learn about our Helium Leak Detectors Refurbishment and Functional Testing Procedures

This used helium leak detector and all the other used and refurbished semiconductor, scientific, and laboratory equipment listed on this website are owned by Capovani Brothers Inc. and stored at our facility in Scotia, NY.

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Unit Price Unstated
Number of Units 1
Manufacturer Varian
Model 979 Ver 2 Standard Sensitivity
High Vacuum Pump Type Turbomolecular Pump
Minimum Detectable Helium Leak Rate  5.0E-10 atm-cc/sec
Test Port Connection 1.125" (28 mm) ID Compression Port
Interface RS 232
Audio Alarm with Variable Pitch Yes
Detectable Masses      4¬†AMU
Internal Calibrated Leak Included
Built-In Roughing Pump Not Included
Liquid Nitrogen Trap Not Included
Accessories Included:
  • Fore vacuum pump: Varian TS-620 Tri-Scroll dry pump
  • Sniffer probe P/N K9565
  • 2 Wheel cart
Other Information 
Click HERE for the manual
Sensitivity: 5E-10 std cc/sec, standard version
Internal helium response time: 0.5 second
Selectable leak units (std cc/sec, mbar-l/sec, torr-l/sec, Pa-m³/sec)
Maximum test-port pressure in fine-test mode: 5 torr
Leak-rate display: 50-segment bar graph (log or linear) plus alphanumeric
Pitch-controlled audio output with programmable threshold
Remote I/O: 37-pin parallel or RS-232 serial
Turbo-V70LP MacroTorr hybrid turbopump
Varian TS-620 Tri-Scroll dry pump

Power Requirements 115/ 230 V     20.0 A     10.0 A(2)     50/60 Hz     1¬†Phase
CE Marked YES
Condition Very Good
Exterior Dimensions 
  Width 24.000  in  (61.0 cm)
  Depth 24.000  in  (61.0 cm)
  Height 40.000  in  (101.6 cm)
Weight 220  lb  (100 kg)

Shipping & Handling:

Unless otherwise stated, all items will be fully tested and sold with our standard ninety day warranty, which is described in our terms and conditions. 
Our standard procedure is to service the equipment as orders are placed. Lead times can vary depending on the item.
Domestic and International shipments: Ex Works, Scotia, NY. All freight cost estimates are for dock to dock service only.
Any additional services, i.e. lift-gate, inside or residential delivery, must be requested at the time of sale and will be billed accordingly.
CBI is not responsible for any damage incurred during shipment. It is the buyer's responsibility to inspect packages for damage and to note any damage on bill of lading.
Please feel free to call us with any questions. (Phone: 518.346.8347, Fax: 518.381.9578).

Minimum order of $50 required.
We offer terms of net 30 days to all companies that have established credit with Capovani Brothers Inc. and have paid within terms.
All federal, state, local governments and their agencies, as well as institutions of higher learning automatically receive terms.
All other sales, including foreign sales, are prepayment only.
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