Maintaining a vacuum system is indeed a cumbersome task; also the expense involved is too great. Sometimes it tends to exceed the other maintenance expenses involved in a manufacturing company. From clogged valves to pump functioning failures, there are many reasons why the maintenance costs for vacuum systems are too high. Things take a worse turn when you have a catastrophic failure with your vacuum system to put an end to the normal functioning of your business. In order to save yourself from such exorbitant maintenance cost you can traps installed in a vacuum machine. Basically these traps are non-gaseous effluent matter that drives all residues from the vacuum system so that it doesn’t suffer from cloggy pipes within. Trapping basically involves a single stage of particle elimination from the systems. It is also called the knock-down stage. The knock down stage actually drives off solid elements from the gas stream.