Compressed Air Vacuum Pumps

John Henry Foster distributes a full line of industrial compressed air vacuum pumps and medical vacuum for any industry from manufacturers such as Dekker, Elmo Rietschle, Quincy and Thomas. With over 150 years of combined experience, our service technicians have the knowledge and skill to service all major brands of vacuum pumps. We can also provide 6040 certified maintenance technicians when required by NFPA-99.

Vacuum air pumps for commercial and industrial applications 

Vacuum air pumps or suction grippers are commonly utilized in manufacturing, specifically in part or material handling processes. They are also widely used in medical facilities to clean surgical instruments, assist patient breathing, and collect and remove fluids.

In material handling applications, the overall efficiency of the system relies on the suction cup material being used. The wrong material can result in costly downtime and product loss. 

Vacuum pumps utilize compressed air to generate the vacuum. No matter what industry you’re in, trust our line of vacuum systems and components to withstand even the most demanding and rugged applications. 

Standard features 

JHFoster offers an extensive selection of vacuum pumps from leading vendors. All models feature innovative designs and customization options, creating a new benchmark in the vacuum pump market. 

  • Water and oil-sealed liquid ring 
  • Lubricated and dry rotary vane 
  • Long term reduction in lifecycle costs 
  • Flexibility and customization 
  • Superior efficiency 
  • Low maintenance 
  • NFPA 99 certified
  • Claw vacuum pumps 
  • Oil-less vane pumps

Recommended products and solutions 

If your existing vacuum system fails, we at John Henry Foster can get it back to excellent running condition. We also provide spare parts, repair, and maintenance services for your vacuum system. 

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Contact JHFoster for vacuum pump solutions

JHFoster is a leading distributor of vacuum air pumps that come in standard sizes and can be modified to fit your needs. Our team can also assist with the installation, evaluation, integration, and maintenance of your vacuum. 

Request a quote for vacuum pumps engineered for high productivity and ease of use. 

Literature Library

Looking for additional information? Check out JHFoster’s Compressed Air Library.

Frequently asked questions

Certain types of vacuum air pumps are designed for use in operating rooms, laboratories, and equipment sanitation.

JHFoster carries medical vacuum pumps that are NFPA 99 certified. All models are reviewed and approved by NFPA for medical-grade functionality and safety.

Rotary vane pumps consist of several vanes that are mounted to a rotor that turns within a cavity. They are typically used in the transportation industry.

Claw vacuum pumps feature two rotors that continuously rotate. They are widely used in plastic and paper manufacturing and pick-and-place machines.

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Contact us today at 855.688.0065 or email us and one of our certified technicians can walk you through which vacuum pump is right for your specific application.
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