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Vented Flat Washers (#2 to 1/2")

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#2 through 1/2" - Vented Washers

The use of 'Vented' washers inside a vacuum environment is critical. A non-vented, blind-threaded hole creates a gas pocket that's difficult or impossible to evacuate (pump down) without an escape path. A trapped gas will manifest it self as a 'virtual leak', which is difficult to locate and causes unwanted downtime. Accu-Glass vented washers are manufactured from vacuum compatible 18-8 grade stainless steel.