There are a variety of factors that need to be considered when sizing a dental vacuum system. It’s all about how much air your vacuum pump can suck through a system, the size of the hole in the suction tool and how many holes (operators, users) are open. BaseVac engineers then look at how many holes are open at any single moment and how small they get when you start to fill them with air and debris. These are necessary steps to size a dependable long lasting system. Sometimes you need a big high flow system, most often you don’t. Please refer to the chart below: