The vacuum bag for ambitious handymen and DIYs

The vacuum bag for ambitious handymen and DIYs
Enter the unique world of vacuum press technology with Vacustart and discover unimagined possibilities in the realization of high-quality workpieces made of wood and wood-like materials. It is also ideal for the processing of large workpieces and completely space-saving when not in use.

With Vacustart, you speed up your production process enormously and create workpieces, whose manufacturing would take normally much more time, in the blink of an eye.

The system is ready for use very quickly and amortizes itself in a short period of time, even at low utilization. With Vacustart you get a reliable product that effectively supports you in your pressing tasks and guarantees fast and smooth production of your workpieces.

Advantages of Columbus vacuum bags

Vacuum bag
  • Vacustart is the lowest-priced model from Columbus and offers beginners an excellent opportunity to use the innovative vacuum press technology profitably. Furthermore, it amortizes very quickly even at low utilization.
  • The vacuum bag is ideal for the processing of large workpieces and thus offers ambitious DIYs a variety of possibilities.
  • The robust but glass-clear transparent top side allows slipped layers or veneers to be recognized immediately and allows rapid intervention during the production process in the event of an emergency. This guarantees production safety and prevents rejects.
  • The vacuum bag is welded on 3 sides and contains an air suction line, to which an 8 m³ high-performance vacuum pump can be connected.
  • It needs no space while it is not used and can be stowed away everywhere very easily.
  • The vacuum bag can be sealed vacuum-tight with a wooden strip and clamps from your own workshop. This guarantees best press results that inspire customers.
Vacuum pump
  • The high-performance vacuum pumps from Columbus are 100 % oil-free. While conventional oil-lubricated vacuum pumps spread their lubricating oil throughout the entire room as a harmful and surface-contaminating oil mist, Columbus dry-running rotary vane pumps ensure clean and safe production facilities for people, materials and environment.
  • High-performance vacuum pumps from Columbus are maintenance-free. This means no expense for servicing - neither time nor cost.
That is what Vacustart can do
Depending on the configuration, Vacustart allows you to perform the following applications. You will find many other useful information about the workflow, the possible fields of application as well as the compatible materials and material brands in the detailed information of the respective application.
Laminated Bending / Shape Bonding / Flat Gluing
Production of laminated bending, shape bonding and flat gluing work pieces made of wood and wood-like materials.
Veneering / Overlaying / Coating
Overlaying of work pieces with high-quality veneers and other materials.

At a glance

Features and technical data

Vacuum bag
Usable area:
3000 x 1300 mm
3000 x 2000 mm
4000 x 1300 mm
4000 x 2000 mm

Welded on 3 sides, narrow side open
Integrated hose for vacuum connection

Top side:
Material: PVC glass-clear
Material thickness: 0,50 mm
Tear strength: 6 kg/mm (ASTM D1004)

Bottom side:

Material: PVC coated and reinforced fabric
Tensile strength: 3000 N/50 mm (DIN 53354)
Yarn type: Polyester (Trevira)
Yarn weight: 1100 dtex
Vacuum pump
8 m³ high-performance vacuum pump
Type: dry running rotary vane pump
Air suction speed: 8 m³/h
Pressure: up to 9 t/m²

16 m³ industrial vacuum pump
Type: dry running rotary vane pump
Air suction speed: 16 m³/h
Pressure: up to 9 t/m²

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