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Air Control Industries

Millwey Industrial Estate
EX13 5HU
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0845 5000 501
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Article archive for Air Control Industries;

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    Personnel de-dusting booth 'blows and sucks' for greater efficiency(22/02/2012)

    A self-contained, personnel de-dusting booth for removing dust and work debris from clothes has been introduced by air handling specialist, Air Control Industries of Axminster. It is based on a free-standing booth with both blow and extraction systems that work in unison to remove dust/dirt from clothes whilst simultaneously exhausting it away to avoid re-contamination.

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    Dana uses ACI reciprocating nozzle dryer for improved drive shaft painting preparation(27/01/2012)

    A versatile blower-powered drying system installed at the Dana driveshaft assembly facility in Wellingborough has enhanced the plant’s pre-painting drying process. Designed and supplied by Air Control Industries this new installation ensures effective paint coverage of drive shafts and related components. The system’s performance is superior to that of a previous installation as well as eliminating the need for manual intervention and the compressor previously required for this task.

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    Fan ensures effective distribution of heating air in enclosed spaces(21/10/2011)

    Air Control Industries has introduced a purpose-designed fan for eliminating stratification of air at different temperatures, which results in inefficient use of energy and uncomfortable working conditions. It is particularly effective in ensuring heated air, lost in the roof space, is redistributed to heat those areas where it is required, achieving energy savings as high as 30%.

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    Airknives help clean-down times and increase production levels(04/10/2011)

    TasteTech Ltd, a specialist manufacturer of ‘controlled release’ flavourings and ingredients for applications in bakery, confectionery and chewing gum products, has recently increased production and cut machine clean-down times by employing ACI airknives in a novel way. The airknives are employed in a cooling/drying vessel for powered products that have been encapsulated in specially compounded waxes and fats.

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    Drying system enhances Health & Safety and promotes efficiency for NHS(21/09/2011)

    At its 130,000ft2 depot at Bridgwater, NHS Supply Chain stores, stock controls, and picks products for distribution around the South West region to hospitals and health centres. This mammoth task involves handling around 540,000 tote boxes a year. Helping to achieve this effectively and, in the process, eliminate a Health and Safety issue, is a drying system from ACI.

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    Effective and cost-saving drying of water-cooled insulated cables(08/09/2011)

    “Since the installation of ACI’s LINE-Dry System product quality has definitely improved”, stated Paul Randall, Production Director of Concept Cables. “Achieving a consistent and acceptable drying standard has always been difficult and costly when using compressed air, but with ACI’s blower-driven drying unit, we have overcome our drying difficulties and saved money as well.”

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    Racing transmissions manufacturer uses blower-powered dryer to speed up manufacturing processes(11/08/2011)

    Specialist high-performance transmission manufacturer, XTRAC, employs ACI blower-powered JetBlack as part of new enhanced manufacturing processes that ensure H&S compliance and helps boost manufacturing procedures. The new procedures are based upon the introduction of VCI bag technology and the adoption an aqueous-based detergent with a rust inhibitor additive to replace the use of a heavy oil-based corrosion preventative.

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    Blower-powered dryer speeds up manufacturing processes(21/07/2011)

    For every action there is a reaction, a law of physics with which specialist designer and manufacturer of high-performance transmissions XTRAC of Berkshire is very familiar due to the nature of its area of engineering expertise. But the impact of its recent adoption of new Health & Safety practice has brought efficiency benefits that might not have been appreciated fully when first initiated.

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    How to use air effectively(20/05/2011)

    Air is not free and ACI, a World leading force in air movement technology, can help you maximise its effective use. The company’s range of industrial fans and blowers can deliver a multitude of different permutations of air volumes/pressures to satisfy the most demanding delivery/extraction requirements. Supplied with the appropriate control devices and accessories, maximum operational efficiency is assured.

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    Save £1000s when drying water-cooled extruded products(04/05/2011)

    £1000s can be saved using ACI’s new ‘LINE-Dry’ System to remove the residual moisture film from water-cooled insulated wire/cable and extruded products instead of compressed air or alternative blower-driven systems. Used in place of compressed air systems, up to 10 fold energy savings can be achieved. LINE-Dry can handle products up to 25mm in diameter at speeds of 500m/min. A speed controller gives flexibility for different products Free on-site trials are available

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    Drying water-cooled insulated wire/cable and extruded products(23/03/2011)

    The removal of the residual moisture film from water-cooled insulated wire/cable and extruded products is often difficult to achieve effectively and consistently. Now, ACI’s new ‘LINE-Dry’ System solves this problem whilst also saving energy and reducing running costs when compared with compressed air nozzle arrangements and other existing blower-driven devices.

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    ACI combines rebranding with enhanced customer information(10/03/2011)

    Air Control Industries has recently launched a new website as part of a major rebranding exercise for 2011. In addition to the new website, ACI has also published a new family of product brochures with a separate publication dedicated to each of the company’s individual air movement product ranges. This reworking of the company’s ‘brand’ follows on from its recent move to new and larger premises in Axminster.

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    Purpose-designed fan helps maximise space heating efficiency(03/12/2010)

    A purpose-designed fan for eliminating stratification of air, which results in inefficient use of energy and uncomfortable working conditions, has been introduced by ACI. It is particularly effective in ensuring expensively heated air lost in the roof space is redistributed to achieve energy savings as high as 30%.

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    Cigarette packs travel on a puff of air(04/11/2010)

    Spiral gravity conveyor for cigarette industry from Colin Mear Engineeing (CME) uses ACI blower to provide ‘air’ lubrication to achieve easy product travel. The ACI nblower delivers air via small holes in the base of the transfer chute. Find out more here