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Use your compressed air to blow, vent, dry, cool, and exhaust efficiently to reduce noise and energy

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Convert your compressed air to very cold air (as low as minus 40 degrees) for industrial spot cooling

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Convey solid materials, waste, trim, small parts with virtually no moving parts

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Save money by optimizing your compressed air system and spot leakages

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Prevent static charges in production that cause personnel shocks, dirt buildup, and machine jam ups

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Accessories to enhance the installation and operation of our other products

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Nex Flow Air Products Corp. Prides itself in being proactive Not Reactive – One step further than the others! We not only solve customer compressed air problems but also recommend and assist where they can prevent problems from occurring.

Product feature of the week

HomeNex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes are used to clean and dry all types of extrusions such as wire, cable, rope, window profiles, automotive trim, pipe, etc.

Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes are well made.  They come in aluminum and stainless steel.  Special materials are available on special order.  Nex FlowTM aluminum Ring BladeTM Air Wipes, unlike many on the market are anodized for better protection and longer life in a factory environment.  The air “gap” where the compressed air exists is maintained with a stainless steel shim and not cheap plastic which can wear out quickly.   The Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipe is easy to mount and maintain, and reduces both compressed air consumption and noise levels.

When using compressed air for blow off, the size of the part, and speed of the part determines which Ring BladeTM Air Wipe needs to be used.   You want the inside diameter of the air wipe as close to the part as possible without touching maximum blow off effect.

A great feature of Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes and air amplifier technology in general is that they have no moving parts and if the air is kept clean, can basically last a lifetime.   The profile on the air wipe, the air amplifier (whether a standard unit or an air knife version, or jet or nozzle) achieve this air amplification (which is really a conversion of pressure into useful flow instead of losing it in the form of pressure drop and noise) is generally a “coanda” profile which over time may get deposits forming on it.  These deposits need to be cleaned off occasionally to keep the profile effective.  Also, the compressed air should be filtered properly to remove moisture, oil and dirt.  Our recommendation is to filter moisture to at least 10, or better yet, 5 micron and filter oil if any in the air lines to 0.3 micron.  With proper filtration and cleaning of the coanda surface, air amplifiers can work indefinitely.

When using Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes for cooling, you can cool to near ambient temperature only which is adequate for most applications.  A big advantage of Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes and compressed air amplifiers of any type is that they can be turned on and off almost instantly.  When they do not need to operate, they can be easily shut off using sensors and turned on again when needed.  On off operation can save a great deal of energy.

Safety is a big feature with air amplification technology because no electricity is used.

The concept of air amplifier is sometimes abused.  When you convert pressure to flow, you do get amplified output air flow.  But claims from different manufacturers range from reasonable to the ridiculous.   Recognize that when the flow is amplified, it is done so by drawing in “still” air from its surroundings.  As that still air starts to move, overall velocity will slow down.  The more you draw in (or amplify more), the less the velocity.  So when claims are made that seem rather high in air amplification, make sure it is reasonable.   For example, if an annular air amplifier from one source amplifies 15 times at its exit and from another the claim is 25 times, but the units look very much alike – who is correct?  The fact is that the unit which claims 25 times would have a significantly lower velocity.  You would get large volume but little force, negating any effective blow off and cooling due to low velocity.  Or, it could just be an unrealistic claim.  If it looks or sounds unrealistic, it probably is.   If one air knife company claims 25 times amplification and another 50 times, again get an explanation and clarification.   Ask yourself, “does It meet the rules of physics”.    Typically, at the exit point of an amplifier, the amplification can range from 10 to 16 times “practically” depending on the size and shape of the amplifying product.  Amplification downstream of the air exit “gap” is about another three times.  So for Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes as an example, the amplification at the exit is 10 times and another 3 X makes it 30 times downstream from the exit when it hits the extruded part for drying or cleaning.

Nex FlowTM Air Products Corp. strives to inform, educate and improve factory operations related to compressed air use to improve productivity, optimize energy use and enhance safety in the work place.

Click here to Lear More About Ring Blade Air Wipes …..

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Product feature of the week

Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes are used to clean and dry all types of extrusions such as wire, cable, rope, window profiles, automotive trim, pipe, etc.

Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes are well made.  They come in aluminum and stainless steel.  Special materials are available on special order.  Nex FlowTM aluminum Ring BladeTM Air Wipes, unlike many on the market are anodized for better protection and longer life in a factory environment.  The air “gap” where the compressed air exists is maintained with a stainless steel shim and not cheap plastic which can wear out quickly.   The Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipe is easy to mount and maintain, and reduces both compressed air consumption and noise levels.

When using compressed air for blow off, the size of the part, and speed of the part determines which Ring BladeTM Air Wipe needs to be used.   You want the inside diameter of the air wipe as close to the part as possible without touching maximum blow off effect.

A great feature of Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes and air amplifier technology in general is that they have no moving parts and if the air is kept clean, can basically last a lifetime.   The profile on the air wipe, the air amplifier (whether a standard unit or an air knife version, or jet or nozzle) achieve this air amplification (which is really a conversion of pressure into useful flow instead of losing it in the form of pressure drop and noise) is generally a “coanda” profile which over time may get deposits forming on it.  These deposits need to be cleaned off occasionally to keep the profile effective.  Also, the compressed air should be filtered properly to remove moisture, oil and dirt.  Our recommendation is to filter moisture to at least 10, or better yet, 5 micron and filter oil if any in the air lines to 0.3 micron.  With proper filtration and cleaning of the coanda surface, air amplifiers can work indefinitely.

When using Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes for cooling, you can cool to near ambient temperature only which is adequate for most applications.  A big advantage of Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes and compressed air amplifiers of any type is that they can be turned on and off almost instantly.  When they do not need to operate, they can be easily shut off using sensors and turned on again when needed.  On off operation can save a great deal of energy.

Safety is a big feature with air amplification technology because no electricity is used.

The concept of air amplifier is sometimes abused.  When you convert pressure to flow, you do get amplified output air flow.  But claims from different manufacturers range from reasonable to the ridiculous.   Recognize that when the flow is amplified, it is done so by drawing in “still” air from its surroundings.  As that still air starts to move, overall velocity will slow down.  The more you draw in (or amplify more), the less the velocity.  So when claims are made that seem rather high in air amplification, make sure it is reasonable.   For example, if an annular air amplifier from one source amplifies 15 times at its exit and from another the claim is 25 times, but the units look very much alike – who is correct?  The fact is that the unit which claims 25 times would have a significantly lower velocity.  You would get large volume but little force, negating any effective blow off and cooling due to low velocity.  Or, it could just be an unrealistic claim.  If it looks or sounds unrealistic, it probably is.   If one air knife company claims 25 times amplification and another 50 times, again get an explanation and clarification.   Ask yourself, “does It meet the rules of physics”.    Typically, at the exit point of an amplifier, the amplification can range from 10 to 16 times “practically” depending on the size and shape of the amplifying product.  Amplification downstream of the air exit “gap” is about another three times.  So for Nex FlowTM Ring BladeTM Air Wipes as an example, the amplification at the exit is 10 times and another 3 X makes it 30 times downstream from the exit when it hits the extruded part for drying or cleaning.

Nex FlowTM Air Products Corp. strives to inform, educate and improve factory operations related to compressed air use to improve productivity, optimize energy use and enhance safety in the work place.

Click here to Lear More About Ring Blade Air Wipes …..

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