24-25 June 2013
Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA)
Europe/Madrid timezone

Innovative vacuum applications? This is Solutions.

24 Jun 2013, 17:00
Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA)

Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA)

Thomas Alva Edison, 7 Parque Tecnológico Cartuja'93 41092 Sevilla SPAIN


Mr. Lothar OSTROWSKY (Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum)


Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum is the Vacuum segment of the group Oerlikon, one the most innovative industrial groups in the world with over 12,700 employees at over 160 locations in 34 countries. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum is 160 years’ experience in vacuum field, located in Cologne (Germany), 4 production sites and with 32 Sales and Service sites. Aside usual components, one of the most important feature of Leybold Vacuum is his engagement in research and development, always looking for progress. It begins with new customers’ requests, new challenges, and one Solutions department. When some quotation request doesn’t have a standard answer, it goes to Solutions. It is usually the case in R&D projects. Solutions offers a tailor-made concept based on customer requirements, including implementation. Solutions team do collaborate with customer, speak with customers, debates with customer, to find the right system solution and improve the process. Standard components or special solution, everything is possible, without losing a sight on the costs. It is based on a real talk with customer and exchange of Expertise and Know-how. During the project Solutions is looking with customer for the suitable vacuum technology; optimizing the user application; determining the vacuum specific data; making calculations relating to process conditions; determining emissions and defining structure/dimension/design. One example could be the installation done at CERN, at the CMS Detector. It was an extremely complicated pumping system installation behind a 7m thick wall of concrete for radiation protection. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum mastered this challenge and obtained the CMS Gold Award 2008 for the successful design and installation of the requested vacuum system.
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Mr. Lothar OSTROWSKY (Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum)

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