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    Uses for Vortex Air Curtains

  • Cleaning of Flat Surfaces
  • Creating Air Curtains
  • Cooling of Hot Parts
  • Cleaning of Conveyors
  • Removing Water From Parts
  • Purging Tanks
  • Test Thermostats
  • Cooling Dies and Molds
  • Cleaning Cooling Extrusions


  • Low Cost
  • No Maintenance
  • Controllable
  • No Electricity
  • No Moving Parts
  • Meets OSHA Specs


  • Assorted Lengths
  • Uniform Curtain of Air
  • No Moving Parts
  • Controllabe

What are Vortex Air Knives?

Air Knife provide a quiet economical curtain of air that can simultaneously clean off particulate contamination and eliminate static electricity from webs or parts.

As compressed air leaves the Air Knife, it passes in front of a static eliminator bar to become ionized in order to neutralize static charges on a target surface. PLXStatic Control static eliminators are used in conjunction with this devices.

Available in Aluminum and Stainless Steel

Vortex Air Curtains are available in standard lengths of 6", 12", 18", 24",30" and 36". Materials available are aluminum and stainless steel. The stainless steel units are ideal for applications in corrosive or hazardous areas.
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Compressed Air Usage:
   4.1 SCFM per inch of length at 80 PSI (operates at any pressure to 10 PSI) Air Knives entrain the surrounding air: Amplification ratios of 40:1
Shim set:
   .002" (.05mm)
   The pressure regulator on the compressed air supply gives control over the flow, force, and air consumption.
Noise Level:
   70 dBA (for most applications)
Advantages over Blowers:
   Uniform curtain of air (Smooth Flow), No turbulence.

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