Vacuum Bagging Basics: I must preface this entry with a citation for a homespun vacuum source that saved my. For the hardware store bike pump vacuum:
The pump sits on rubber feet, and is very quiet. When bagging this paddle the pump got up to 140 degrees F while pulling the vacuum after about 2 hours.
Composites Fabrication And Repair – Cheap DIY vacuum bagging system. Even cheaper, I use a car air-conditioner testing pump available at .
Joe Woodworker – Free DIY Vacuum Press Instructions, veneering tips, veneer tutorials, and vacuum. Continuous run vacuum pump for vacuum bagging.
Instruction on building a vacuum pump for 'bagging' fibreglass repairs..
I found these plans on the net , to make a vacuum pump using an old style fridge compressor http://www.berkut13.com/sucker.htm I made one .