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November 15, 2019

The Nex Flow Difference: Why we treat our materials differently?

Nex Flow Air Products Corp. sets itself apart from its competitors by doing a few things differently with the materials that we use in manufacturing our products. While some producers are actually quite similar in product as to
November 8, 2019

Use Air Amplifiers and Vortex tubes to Emulate Wind Tunnel for lab tests

Wind tunnels are large tubes with air moving inside. These tunnels are used to test models of aircraft or other flying objects on their actions in flight. These models are scaled down versions of actual objects that will
October 24, 2019

Nex Flow – Heavy Duty Safety Air Gun

There are many compressed air operated blow guns on the market with the vast majority being ¼” or 1/8” meant for light to medium use in production and cleaning applications. They vary greatly in design and quality of
October 18, 2019

How is Compressed Air used to Package Products?

Compressed air is safe, reliable, and used in many facets of packaging products. The compressed air systems move materials from one area of the factory to another, perform blow off, part drying, and aligning products for packaging. Bakeries
October 11, 2019

Why Noise Awareness is Important

  Our ability to hear is critical for much of our communication yet we don’t realize it until we lose or damage our ability to “hear”. High levels of noise can lead to permanent hearing damage and high
October 3, 2019

Choose the Right Nozzle to Boost Efficiency

Compressed air is just not a topic that is taught well in schools. There are organizations such as the Compressed Air and Gas Institute that offer basic courses in compressed air but the topic is just not as
September 13, 2019

What is the Difference between pneumatics and hydraulics?

Pneumatic and hydraulic systems have many similarities. Both pneumatics and hydraulics are applications of fluid power. They each use a pump as an actuator, are controlled by valves, and use fluids to transmit mechanical energy. The biggest difference
August 21, 2019

Galvanic Corrosion – What it is and how to prevent it?

Galvanic corrosion (also called bimetallic corrosion) is an electrochemical process in which one metal corrodes preferentially when it is in electrical contact with another, in the presence of an electrolyte.  This occurs in batteries for example where the
August 8, 2019

Air Amplification Explained – Is it really free?

Compressed air operated amplifiers presume to reduce compressed air use and lower noise levels in blow off and cooling applications. The term air amplifier is normally applied to annular shaped units (call Air Amplifiers or Air Movers).  However
July 5, 2019

When should I consider using an Air Mag™ Air Nozzle?

Compressed air nozzle – air saving nozzle or engineered blow off nozzles are good to have but there are so many of them. This is why many people get confused and stick to the same products they are
May 13, 2019

How often should I Perform Routine Check-ups on my Compressed Air System? What should I Look for?

In the previous blog, we focused on tips to prolong the life of your compressed air accessories. Today we will discuss the importance of establishing an inspection routine for your entire compressed air system along with a checklist
May 7, 2019

How to Prolong the Life and Get Superior Performance from Compressed Air Accessories

Nex Flow compressed air accessories can complement and enhance your compressed air systems. Awareness of the best accessories (based on application) can save energy, extend the lifespan of equipment, and provide a safe environment for workers when using
April 23, 2019

Louder Does not Mean More Power

LOUDER DOES NOT MEAN MORE POWER Have you ever heard someone said something along the lines of “well that’s definitely a powerful machine – just listen to how loud it is”. While this may be true some of
February 25, 2019

Compressed Air and Industrial Automation: Challenges and Suggestions

COMPRESSED AIR and INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION Compressed air is used extensively in many industries because of its many advantages: It allows for easy to use, simpler, and more rugged tools. With no electric motors to add weight or service,
February 18, 2019

Compressed Air Standards ISO 8573, ISO 12500, CFR 1910.242(b) and related terms

Recommended compressed air standards and related terms There are several major standards to consider with the use of compressed air – two with regard to air quality, one for compressed air safety and any local standards related to
January 7, 2019

Air Amplifier vs. Air Jet vs. Air knife – How do I know which one to use

What are Air Amplifiers, Jets, and Knives? Air Amplifier There are two types of Air Amplifiers – Air Pressure Amplifiers and Air Volume Amplifiers.   This article talks about volume amplifiers, which harness the energy from a small parcel
November 6, 2018

What does dBA mean when someone talks about noise levels?

“What does dBA mean when someone talks about noise levels?” Compressed air exhaust produces noise whether from cylinders, solenoid valves, or from blow off nozzles.  Air conditioning and cooling technology has become more advanced as individual, industrial, and
October 16, 2018

Factors to Consider when Selecting an Air Nozzle

What is an Air Nozzle? An air nozzle is a device used control the direction or characteristics of air flow by converting pressure into flow. Air Nozzles are the smallest air amplifiers for point application. Nozzles are frequently
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
April 25, 2018

What Is An Engineered Air Nozzle – Really!!

It is popular now to use the term “engineered” air nozzle for compressed air nozzles used for blow off applications. But what really is an engineered nozzle? The original compressed air operated engineered nozzle is basically a cone
January 17, 2018

Easy Engineering – The Importance of Laminar Flow in Compressed Air Blowoff

Laminar Flow is necessary in compressed air blowoff for effective blowoff applications. Nex Flow designs and manufacturers their compressed air blowoff technology to maximize effectiveness while minimizing energy use and noise levels.
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