Vacuum Vessels or Vacuum Receivers from Abbott & Co.

We manufacture  Vacuum Vessels or Vacuum Receivers for use in packaging plant, general vacuum  storage, medical and hospital, general industry process plant and scientific research, etc. Also called vacuum tanks by some!

Horizontal Vacuum Vessel with saddle plates. Bespoke. Design code BS 5169, EN 286,

Vacuum Vessels can be designed with bespoke saddle plates as shown here to support the pump.

Design Codes

Our standard vessels are designed to BS 5169; however PD5500 Cat 2/3 or ASME is also available.

Design Pressure

Designed to operate from Zero bar to Full Vacuum OR  1bar negative

This video is what can happen if the tank isn’t designed to cope with a vacuum: YouTube Video of Tank Imploding

Design Temperature

As requiredVacuum Receiver, Medical use, welded, carbon steel, Design and manufacture, fabricated


Standard vessels coated in primer with the option for gloss paint. Paint finish (internal and external) is available to meet your requirements.


Abbott Vacuum Receivers come Full CE marked; PED compliant.

Option of Legs or Brackets.

Other Pressure Vessel design code info. can be found with the links below
PD5500, EN286, DNV, ASME, LLOYDS, 97/23/EC, EN13445, 87/404/EEC, 2009/105/EC, ABS, BS5169