Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Pressure Cooker Vacuum Chamber

Some pics of my pressure cooker to vacuum chamber conversion.  I used a $6 aluminum pressure cooker I found at the salvation army.

I removed the pressure release and tapped a 1/4" NPT hole for a hose barb connection.  I then milled a flat area and window to mount some lexan.

 Setting up the lid for milling

Milling the window on my drill press and X/Y table

Completed Result:

I used RTV silicone to mount the lexan window


Too Many Parts said...

Have you tested this, yet? Does it actually work?

Scott Gibson said...

I'll have to add some more pics, it works well I have used it for degassing plaster and epoxy.