how does my vacuum sealer work

kallyApril 22, 2002

I bought a vacuum sealer and bags at a garage sale. it is a Philips (cheapish). The vacuum makes lots of noise and the sealer is great, but it doesn't seem to do a lot of sucking out of air. Am I loading the bags incorrectly? Any help would be appreciated.

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ruthieg_tx

I am not familiar with that brand but my Tilia has a slot that the ends slip into if you want a vac seal......

    Bookmark   April 28, 2002 at 4:05PM
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bizzybee

Are you certain that it is a vacuum sealer? Back a few years ago there were similar appliances that simply sealed the bag closed (there was no vacuuming involved). ...just a thought.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2002 at 5:07PM
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kally

Thanks - it does have a vacuum light and makes a really loud noise before sealing? Any ideas?

    Bookmark   May 1, 2002 at 2:08AM
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