Pen-Vac™ is a new improved way to handle small, flat surface objects. Beside the electronics assembly industry, jewelers, model builders etc. Pen-Vac is ideal for EM work as well. It can be used to handle grids, pick up stubs, align membranes, work with glass slides, cover slips and much more. Holds up to one minute.


  • Lifts up to 50 grams.
  • Totally self-contained vacuum.
  • Light-weight, less than one ounce.
  • Fits in your pocket like a pen.
  • Brushed aluminum body.
  • Optional storage compartment for vacuum tips and cups.
  • No power supply needed.
  • Available in various sizes.
  • Interchangeable vacuum probes

Pen-Vac™ comes with:

A variety of Vacuum Probes, complete with a vacuum cup attached and it is available with plastic or aluminum hubs. Straight and angled to suit your applications. The stainless steel needle portion of the probes are one-half inch long.

Vacuum Cups come in a wide range of materials. We offer the Static Dissipative and the Conductive Cups that provide ESD protection for electrostatic discharge of sensitive components. Cups comes in three sizes: ⅛" (3.17mm); ¼" (6.35mm); and ⅜" (9.52mm).

Set consists of:

One Pen with 6 Probes and Cups. (6 Probes: 3 angled ⅛", ¼", ⅜" and 3 straight ⅛", ¼", ⅜").


Complete Pen-Vac System



Same as 71914 with Deluxe Case


                                                                                   Probes and Cups:



⅛" Straight and Bent, Small



¼" Straight and Bent, Medium



⅜" Straight and Bent, Large



  1. Select a tip with a rubber vacuum cup on a probe that is a tad smaller than the desired part for placement.
  2. Adjust the probe tightly to the tip of the vacuum pen. Be sure that the vacuum tip is clean and free of any dust or other contaminants alike.

Note: Large rubber vacuum tips can be placed directly on the vacuum pen tip without the use of a probe.

  1. Simultaneously depress and hold the button on the side of the tool.
  2. Touch the vacuum tip squarely to the part and release the button – the part is now grasped.
  3. Move the part to the desired place and depress again – the part is now released.

Note: This tool only works with rubber vacuum tips, as they are made of a material that is optimal for air-tight sealing.