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November 22, 2019

How can panel coolers prevent factory downtime?

Electrical and electronic control panels are the heart of factory production.  Any problems that occur with them can cause minor to major production hiccups, slow downs and potential need for a factory shut down.  Just as you would
June 21, 2019

Try Nex Flow™ Products before Purchasing

TRY NEX FLOW PRODUCTS BEFORE PURCHASING Nex Flow offers in the USA and Canada (as do many of our representatives worldwide), a risk free product trial  to potential customers and it is done in such a way to
July 13, 2018

Adding Attachments to Air Flow Amplifiers

A compressed air flow amplifier is also called an air mover because it can move a significant amount of air. However, when you add an attachment at either the suction inlet or exhaust (amplified airflow) outlet you will
July 6, 2018

How Piping Can Effect Air Nozzle Performance

Compressed air is a tricky technology to deal with because it is a compressible fluid and subject to all sort of things. Yet 70% of all compressed air is still sued for blow off and cooling because it
July 2, 2018

Using Compressed Operated Air Knives as a Barrier

Compressed air operated air knives can be utilized as a barrier in some applications to prevent contaminants from one area getting into another area. This is possible because of the laminar flow produced by the air knives. The
June 25, 2018

When Do Vortex Tube Operated Panel Coolers Make Sense

The biggest criticism against vortex tube operated air conditioners for control panels is their use of compressed air, but in certain situations it just makes sense to use them depending on the importance of reliability and the nature
June 4, 2018

Why Not Enough Compressed Air Flow?

Compressed air flow can be restricted because of improper pipe sizing, unnecessary restrictions in the line, air leaks and lack if cleanliness in the system. Nex Flow Air Products Corp. specializes in the use of compressed air technology
May 8, 2018

Static Bars with Compressed Air Operated Air Knives and Distance Effect

When utilizing a static bar with a compressed air operated air knife, the further you are away increases the time needed for static charge removal so you may need a stronger static bar if dwell time is inadequate
April 4, 2018

Cleaning of Air Amplifiers and Air Knives

Compressed air amplification products have small air exit “gaps” and if not properly filtered can get dirty and block air flow. But there is an easy way to clean. Nex Flow Air Products Corp. has representatives worldwide to assist
March 18, 2018

Why is the Compressed Air Pressure Too Low?

There are causes and solutions to situations where the compressed air pressure is too low for some factory applications as discussed in this video. Nex Flow Air Products Corp. manufacturers specialized compressed air products fro blow off, cooling,
February 23, 2018

What is Compressed Air Amplification

Compressed air amplification is a term that is sometimes abused and not properly explained, It is explained in this video. Nex Flow Air Products Corp. manufactures compressed air nozzles, jets, air knives and air wipes utilizing air amplification
February 16, 2018

Vortex Tubes and Effect of the Dew Point

Vortex Tubes are used for spot cooling. They utilize compressed air. When using vortex tubes you need to be aware of the effect of the dew point of the compressed air. Nex Flow Air Products manufacturers air blow
February 4, 2018

What to do if the Compressed Air Blow off Force is Too Low

If your blow off nozzle, air knife, jet or amplifier force is too low, it could be from several factors what need to be checked. Nex Flow Air Products Corp. manufacturers compressed air blow off products and can
January 5, 2018

Can you Combine Air Amplification and Vortex Tube Technology?

Compressed air amplification draws in atmospheric air and mixes it with compressed air to amplify air flow. Vortex Tubes create freezing air from compressed air. But can you combine the cold air with the amplified air efficiently and
December 1, 2017

Drying Complex Parts

Drying complex parts may require a combination of nozzles, jets and air knives. For assistance in drying of complex parts contact myself or any Nex Flow representative around the world. Video url : https://youtu.be/td_w8G_P2Fg
November 24, 2017

A Simple Way to Collect and Convey Dust a Long Distance

This video provides a cost effective solution to collect and convey dust a long distance without the use of electricity. Portable and simple. For advice or suggestions on similar applications or for any applications of compressed air used
May 20, 2017

How to Clean an Air Amplifier

When a compressed air flow amplifier gets dirty, there is no need to remove the units from the line. For any questions on the use of compressed air for blowing, drying, cleaning moving or cooling “as Les” www.nexflow.com
May 16, 2017

Effect of pressure drop in a compressed air system

Recognizing the effect of pressure drop in your compressed air system is important to make sure your equipment is working optimally. Please message me if you require assistance in the use of compressed air for blow off, moving,
May 14, 2017

A Better Way to Cleanup with Compressed Air

Its better to vacuum using compressed air for cleanup for safety reasons. Units are available with attachments for this purpose.
May 13, 2017

Best Angle for Using a Compressed Air Operated Air Knife

There are two angles to consider in utilizing a compressed air operated air knife – the impingement angle and the sweep angle.
May 10, 2017

When to Use an Adjustable or Non-adjustable Vortex Tube Cooling System

There are certain factors to consider when using an adjustable or non-adjustable vortex tube cooling system.
May 9, 2017

What to Look For in Purchasing a Vortex Tube

In purchasing a vortex you need to look at material, construction, adjust ability and noise abatement.
May 5, 2017

How does a Compressed Air Operated Air Knife Work as Demonstrated at an Industrial Fair

How a compressed air operated air knife works is demonstrated at the Istanbul WIN Trade Fair in March, 2017.
May 4, 2017

USING COMPRESSED AIR OPERATED AIR KNIVES AS A BARRIER

Compressed air operated air knives can make an ideal barrier for heat, dirt and mist when used properly.
April 30, 2017

Cooling Industrial Cameras

Using vortex tubes is one excellent option for cooling industrial cameras.
April 26, 2017

Uneven Surface Drying of Extruded Parts with Air Wipes

In the cleaning and drying of odd shaped and uneven surfaced extruded parts, things can be done to improve the result.
April 23, 2017

Cleaning Statically Charged Surfaces with Air Knives and Amplifiers

Air amplification products such as air knives and amplifiers combined with anti-static devices can save energy and clean better.   Important factors to consider in its application are illustrated.
April 20, 2017

What to look for in a flat air nozzle.

Flat air nozzles are a popular compressed air operated blow off product and comes in different materials and designs.   For the optimum one to use, there are specific things to look for.
April 17, 2017

What is Amplification Ratio in Compressed Air Operated Air Amplifiers?

In compressed air amplification technology for blow off the term amplification ratio is often used.  What is really means and the implication of the ratio is important to understand for effective performance.
April 16, 2017

What is the best Compressed Air Product to use for Part Ejection on a Production or Assembly Line

  In any production line or assembly line, rejected items need to be ejected from the conveying system.   Mechanical means can be used as well as compressed air depending on size and weight of the part.  But when
April 15, 2017

Stiff but Flexible – useful special hose

To fix nozzles in place a special rigid but flexible hose can be ideal for holding them in place for a particular job and then easily relocating them quickly and easily.   Stainless Steel construction.  Long Life.
April 14, 2017

How to collect a large volume and move it a large distance/combining amplification and venturi technology

  You can combine air amplifiers with venturis to collect large volumes but also move them a long distance.
April 12, 2017

Drying Cans on a production line in order to date stamp and also keeping the stamp machine cool.

  Air Amplifiers are ideal for scooping out liquid from cans to dry them in order to mark with ink jet marking.  Vortex Tubes can cool the inkjet unit if the environment is hot and/or humid.
April 11, 2017

How fast can “air wipes” clean and dry extruded parts.

  Extruded material such as wire, cable, rope, aluminum profiles are cleaned and dried using air wipes.  How fast you an clean and dry depends on the product being extruded, the material being removed from the extrusion and the shape of
April 9, 2017

Cooling Efficiently with No Chemicals and No Electricity

When using compressed air for cooling you should use some system that either makes the compressed air cooler or makes it more efficient by maximizing mass flow. For this you have two choices: vortex tube technology or air
April 7, 2017

How Much Noise Reduction can you get from Compressed Air Amplifying Products used for Blow-off or Cooling?

April 5, 2017

Which to Use? Compressed Air or a Blower ? Several factors need to be considered to make the appropriate choice.

April 4, 2017

What are the Qualities of a Good Compressed Air Operated Air Knife used in Blow Off, Cooling, and Drying.

There are a few different compressed air operated air knives on the market but, what are the important qualities that they should have in order to make the appropriate choice?
April 3, 2017

Replacing Vacuum Pumps with Low Cost Venturi’s

  Venting gas utilizes vacuum.   Which product is best to use?  All explained in the video.
April 2, 2017

How Much fumes can be vented away with an air amplifier ?

 How much volume of fumes can be conveyed away with an air amplifier (air mover) with a ten foot hose connection on the outlet end.
April 1, 2017

Which Air Saving Nozzle is Best ?

What happens when you replace one air saving nozzle with another?  How do you know which is the best one to use?  This video provides some answers.
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