CREATE ACCOUNT

FORGOT YOUR DETAILS?

Most Recent Blog Posts

  • Glass Etching at Brown Ledge Summer Camp

    Introduction – Glass etching in the woods As an Arts & Crafts teacher at Brown Ledge Summer Camp in Vermont, I am always on the lookout for new methods for campers to create media. Once I saw David Schulte’s glass etching blog on the Vaniman website I was immediately intrigued, but had several reservations: Is the READ MORE »...
  • 10/04/2015in Success Stories

    David Schulte Glass Etching with a Sand Blaster

    What is Glass Etching? Glass etching is a form of art that removes the surface layer of glass, or mirror, leaving behind a cloudy finish. There are many ways to etch glass, but only a micro abrasive sand blaster can produce the amount of detail and true depth as seen in the pictures above.   READ MORE »...
  • 09/03/2015in News

    IDS 2015

    Vaniman at the International Dental Show Cologne, Germany. March 2015. Vaniman Manufacturing Co., a leading supplier of quality dust collectors and micro abrasive blasters, announces that they will be attending the International Dental Show (IDS) in 2015.   The IDS is held since 1923. Today the IDS is held every two years in partnership with R...
  • 10/10/2014in Tech Tips

    How to Remove Conformal Coating with a Sand Blaster

    STEP 1: Determine the type of conformal coating that needs to be removed Epoxy – Humidity, chemical, and abrasion resistant. Good dielectric properties. Acrylic – Humidity resistant and easy to work with. Poor chemical and abrasion resistance. Urethane –  Humidity, chemical, and abrasion resistant. Good dielectric properties. Sili...
  • 06/10/2014in Tech Tips

    Air Supply Connections for Blasters

    Customers occasionally inquire about the best way to connect their new Vaniman sandblaster to their air supply. The type of tubing and hardware that is being used dictates the best method of connecting the sandblaster.   1/4” Outer Diameter (OD) Tubing All Vaniman sandblasters include two fittings, one of which is a quick disconnect fitting RE...
  • 27/08/2014in Tech Tips

    What Causes Blockage In The Blasting System?

    Moisture:  One problem our micro-blasting customers run into, is that their system gets clogged and stops working properly. This can be due to excessive moisture in the system causing the blasting media to form clumps and obstruct media and air. Below is an example of clumping media in a tank.   This moisture can be READ MORE »...
  • 21/07/2014in Tech Tips

    RED Dot Motor Replacement – Vanguard 2x, Voyager, Van-I-Vac, & Vanguard 1x

    PDF   ***The RED DOT MOTOR 97037 is replacing the “Blue Dot Technology” Motors 97006 & 97007*** ***The RED DOT MOTOR 97038 is replacing the “Blue Dot Technology” Motor 97005*** Diagnosing a bad motor 1. Motor sounds noisy. 2. Motor stops running or runs intermittently and brushes are still good.   Installation Instr...
  • 15/07/2014in Tech Tips

    Central Vs. Single Station Dust Collection

    Background The average size lab in the US employs 5-10 technicians.  Most of these labs use a single or dual station dust collectors that are either integrated into the workbench or more typically, located on the floor beneath or next to the workbench.  This type of unit is usually turned on and off by the READ MORE »...
  • 10/07/2014in Success Stories

    Dr. Mark J. Friedman’s In-House Dental Lab

    Who is Mark J. Friedman, DDS? Dr. Mark J. Friedman is a General Dentist who recently moved into a new office with his son Matt Friedman, DDS. They prefer doing a lot of their own lab work so Dr. Mark Friedman contacted Vaniman Manufacturing Co. to remedy his dust collection needs. What he wanted: The READ MORE »...
  • 27/06/2014in Tech Tips

    What is the Cyclone Pre-filter Accumulator?

    The Accumulator is Vaniman’s very own cyclone pre-filter. The attached dust collector pulls the air into the cyclone pre-filter’s vortex forcing heavier particles to fall into the Accumulator’s cup. This cup can easily be detached and emptied periodically. By reducing the amount of material the dust collector has to clean, the Accumulator will exte...
  • 18/06/2014in Success Stories

    General Practitioner Vaheed Bayette D.D.S. and His In House Dental Lab

    Dr. Vaheed Bayette – General Practitioner Located in San Diego, Dr. Bayette has been practicing for over 12 years and is highly recommended by his patients. He recently moved into a new office with an in house dental lab that can be seen below.   “Vaniman took my vision and turned it into a reality. If READ MORE »...
  • 11/06/2014in Tech Tips

    Shaker Motor Replacement

    Diagnosing a bad shaker motor 1. Shaker stops working 2. Shaker sounds noisy   Installation Instructions Replacing a StoneVac Shaker with quick slide connectors: 1. Remove the eight (8) screws with a Phillips head screwdriver from the top panel of the StoneVac unit. Slide the panel towards the front of the unit and then lift up READ MORE »...
  • 30/05/2014in Success Stories

    Customized Dust Collector for Engraving Machines Plus

    What was the problem? Engraving Machines Plus is a company based out of Florida that sells engraving machines of different shapes and sizes. These machines are used to engrave metal tags, name plates, signs, engraving awards, and personalized tags like the ones found in athlete’s locker rooms. According to Danny Martinez, a spokesperson for Engravi...
  • 07/05/2014in News

    Lab Day West 2014

    Vaniman Manufacturing Co. at Lab Day   Garden Grove, California.  May 2014.  Vaniman Manufacturing, Co., a leading supplier of quality Dust Collectors and Micro Abrasive Blasters announces that they will be attending Lab Day West 2014.   Lab Day West is a trade show, organized by Lab Management Today (LMT), for professionals involved with...
  • 11/04/2014in News

    American Association of Orthodontics 2014

    For Immediate Release Contact:  Kyle Galenza 800-826-4626   Vaniman Manufacturing Co. at American Association of Orthodontics   New Orleans, Louisiana.  April 2014.  Vaniman Manufacturing, Co., a leading supplier of quality Dust Collectors and Micro Abrasive Blasters announces they will be attending the AAO 2014 Annual Session.   The...
  • 20/01/2014in Success Stories

    Portable Sand Blaster for Bob Carpenter’s NYC Public Library Lettering Project

    Who is Bob Carpenter?        ...
  • 19/12/2013in News

    Lab Day Chicago – 2014

    We are excited to be attending Lab Day Chicago in 2014. There are a lot of exciting things happening at Vaniman and we can’t wait to share it all with everyone! From giving our expert advice on how to properly set up a lab with the proper dust collection to answering questions like “what is READ MORE »...
  • 11/12/2013in Tech Tips

    How to Replace the Motor Brushes on a Vaniman Dust Collector

    Diagnosing Bad Brushes If your motor stopped working here are some questions you can ask yourself to diagnose your dust collector motor: 1. Do I have a brush motor? All of our dust collector motors have brushes in them except for the Stone Vac II Brushless and the V-Six. Some of the Stone Vac II READ MORE »...
  • 06/12/2013in Tech Tips

    How to Replace a Vanguard/Voyager/Van-I-Vac Motor and Brushes

    The Vanguard Series dust collectors were designed for the dental industry to collect material created from model trimming, grinding, and polishing such as porcelain dust, gypsum dust, abrasives, and mental filings. These units are extremely low maintenance, remain quiet at 55 decibels, have powerful suction, and filter particles as small as 1 micro...
  • 27/11/2013in Tech Tips

    How to Replace a Stone Vac II Motor

    From its HEPA filtration system to it unwavering suction, the Stone Vac II is the most versatile dust collector in the industry. This dust collector is a popular choice for heavy collection of all types of material, including abrasive. Depending on the applications, it can be used for up to four different stations at once. READ MORE »...
  • 23/10/2013in Tech Tips

    How to Set Up and Operate the SandStorm Professional

    Our SandStorm Professional is a powerful micro abrasive sand blasting system that was designed for an office setting. It includes a small cabinet, built in dust collection and filtration, foot pedal control, and one abrasive tank. This product, when used correctly, will decrease the blasting time of any application and produce amazing results. Here...
  • 03/10/2013in Success Stories

    The Right Micro Etcher For Orthodontist Michael J. Erickson DDS, MS

    Dr. Michael J. Erickson – Orthodontist, Erickson Orthodontics Inc. They have been around since 2004 and they specialize in Orthodontics and DentoFacial Orthopedics.   Problem As most of us know, braces are not only a pain for a patient, but without the proper tools they can be for an Orthodontist as well. When braces are assembled, READ ...
  • 25/09/2013in Tech Tips

    How to Replace a Vaniman Filter Bag

    First, if you would like to learn what signs to look for before replacing a filter bag please read the following section about Basic Filter Bag Information and Maintenance. This section describes the most common indicators of a full filter bag and some basic advice to extend the life of any dust collector. If you already READ MORE »...
  • 23/09/2013in Success Stories

    Barbara Jansen’s Reliable Dust Collector

    Barbara Jansen – Lab Owner, Laminates Plus Dental Lab Problem Barbara is a small lab owner based out of Massachusetts and when she started her lab she needed a Reliable Dust Collector for porcelain trimming, model cleanup, and for polishing crown and bridges. She was concerned that she would spend a lot on a dust READ MORE »...
  • 23/09/2013in Tech Tips

    Micro Abrasive Sandblasting Tips and Advice to Ensure Success

    Micro abrasive sandblasting equipment are used in many industries, General and Dental, with great success, but it’s well known that these machines can become a nuisance quickly if not properly maintained. Below are a few basic Micro Abrasive Sandblasting tips and advice that will improve the blasting experience.   Clean and Dry Abrasive Clean,...
  • 07/08/2013in News

    Applications – Dust Collection While Milling Zirconium

    Applications – Dust Collection While Milling Zirconium Click Here to download this information in .PDF Format   “Addressing the problem of dust collection during the milling of Zirconium”By: Vaniman Manufacturing, Inc.There is no question that the CAD/CAM revolution is here to stay. There are currently over 30 scanners and milling...
  • 07/08/2013in News

    Vaniman Manufacturing, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of the Splash Vac and Splash Hood

    Vaniman Manufacturing, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of the Splash Vac and Splash Hood to its line of dust collector accessories. Both hoods are made of high impact molded resin and have been designed to work with lathes or as a separate workstation. They include a fluorescent light, an adjustable clear debris shield, READ MORE »...
  • 07/08/2013in General, News, White Papers

    Lista International launches new Dental workbench line with Vaniman’s dust collection system.

    Lista International, a world-leading producer of productivity-enhancing storage and workspace systems and Vaniman Manufacturing, the leader in dust collection systems for the Dental Laboratory industry, have teamed up to produce a new Dental Laboratory workspace system. This new system integrates Vaniman individual and multiple workstation dust col...
TOP