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May 5, 2021

What is the Difference between pneumatics and hydraulics?

With the advent of the Covid 19 pandemic, there has been an acceleration toward automation. Packaging solutions and advances have also become important. Pneumatics plays a very large part in both automation and packaging as outlined below in
December 23, 2019

Ring Vac® (Air Operated Conveyor) Compatibility to Convey Different Types of Materials

A Ring Vac® is a compressed air operated conveyor that works on a Venturi principle.  Compressed air is input into the Ring Vac internal plenum chamber and exits from several holes drilled around the inside diameter of the unit
November 23, 2019

Which is best for venting? Air Amplifiers or Ring vacs??

Both Air Amplifiers (especially the FX40 fixed unit and 40002 adjustable unit) and Ring vacs (of various sizes and materials) are used for gas venting applications. In fact, we have manufactured Teflon Ring Vacs for moving gasses in
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
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
May 31, 2019

Blower VS Compressed Air Operated Accessories

This is a topic that is worked to death from both blower people and compressed air people with bias so firmly ingrained – it is worthwhile to take a step back and look at this topic objectively. The
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
April 18, 2019

Differences and Application: Pressure Amplifier VS Volume Amplifier

Differences and Application: Pressure Amplifier VS Volume Amplifier Sometimes when promoting our air amplifiers there is confusion as to whether it is an air “flow” amplifier or an air “pressure” amplifier.   Pressure Amplifiers Air pressure amplifiers are
April 4, 2019

How is Compressed Air Used to Convey Products?

How is Compressed Air Used to Convey Products? Compressed air systems are used to convey all types of solids, plastics materials, metal pieces, waste, chip, and trim removal in a manufacturing environment. Internal air conveyor describes items that
March 11, 2019

Compressed Air Uses in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry

Compressed Air Uses in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry Advanced computer technologies, automated assembly systems, and high-quality compressed air systems have changed the automotive manufacturing industry. Consumers can purchase safer, more fuel-efficient and reliable vehicles today than ever before.
March 11, 2019

Commonly used tools for Industrial Ventilation

What is Industrial Ventilation? Industrial ventilation is a mechanical system that brings in fresh outdoor air into the workplace (factory or manufacturing plant) and removes contaminated indoor air.  Ventilation is used in a factory to provide a healthy
February 8, 2019

What are the Compressed Air Standards in the Food Industry?

Compressed air is a very important tool for food processing and packaging. Food production includes processes like canning, freezing, and dehydration. In this industry – compressed air is used for blow-off applications, cleaning, sorting, cutting, shaping, and conveying
December 3, 2018
compressed air standards in pharmaceutical industry

What are the Compressed air Standards in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Have you ever considered the manufacturing standards required for sterile products such as medication or medical appliances? Food and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities require higher quality of air because the products are ingested or placed in humans and animals.
October 29, 2018

Air Volume Amplifiers: How it works, Common Applications and Troubleshooting

Air Flow Amplifiers: How it works, Common Applications and Troubleshooting How do Air amplifiers work? There are two types of Air Amplifiers – Air Pressure Amplifiers and Air Volume Amplifiers.   This article will describe volume amplifiers. Air Amplifiers
October 17, 2018
venturi system vs vacuum pumps

Venturi System VS Vacuum Pumps

How does the Venturi System Work? A Venturi System reduces pressure when a fluid flows through a constricted section (or choke) of a pipe. In 1797, Giovanni Battista Venturi performed experiments on flow in a cone-shaped tube and
October 1, 2018

What are the Advantages of Air Operated Conveyor Systems?

What is an Air Operated Conveyor? Air operated conveyors are clean, quick, and efficient machines that are designed to transport or vent a wide variety of lightweight products, raw materials, or fumes from one place to another. They
May 2, 2018

Using Compressed Air Operated Conveyors for Conveying

In utilizing compressed air operated venturi systems such as Nex Flow’s® Ring-Vac®Air Operated Conveyors, you size the unit based on the size of the parts being conveyed. The general rule is to have the inside diameter of the
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