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TURBOMOLECULAR PUMP [2 records]

Record 1 2006-03-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pumps
  • General Mechanics (Physics)
  • Mechanical Construction
DEF

A molecular (drag) pump in which the transporting channels between rotor and stator are formed by inclined slots or blades similar to a turbine blade.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pompes
  • Mécanique générale (Physique)
  • Construction mécanique
DEF

Pompe moléculaire mécanique dont le rotor comporte des disques, dans lesquels sont ménagées des fentes ou des ailettes et qui tournent entre des disques analogues portés par le stator.

CONT

Une pompe turbomoléculaire fonctionne correctement en régime moléculaire.

Spanish

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Record 2 2002-03-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Orbital Stations
CONT

The Turbo Molecular Pumps (TMPs) provide a higher vacuum capability than is available with the Columbus Laboratory central vacuum system. Two sizes of TMP are available ... for payloads that do not require the entire volume of an ISPR [International Standard Payload Rack]. [They] provide physical interfaces for payloads contained in the International Subrack.

OBS

turbo molecular pump; TMP: term and abbreviation officially approved by the International Space Station official approval Group (ISSOAG).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Stations orbitales
CONT

[La] pompe turbomoléculaire [...] permet d'obtenir un vide de l'ordre de 10-2 à 10-9 torr.

OBS

pompe turbomoléculaire : terme uniformisé par le Groupe de travail de la terminologie de la Station spatiale internationale (GTTSSI).

Spanish

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