April 2017

“Exploring the Benefits of Vacuum Chucking”
By: Don Geiger

Vacuum chucking can provide great benefits to your woodturning process. This demo will cover  selecting equipment, optimizing vacuum, and servicing vacuum pumps. Common misconceptions regarding flow and vacuum will be discussed. System specifications will be covered that will help you choose equipment for your shop. Tips will be given on how to reduce leakage, accurate centering and how to make your own chucks.