Air Knives

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Wide Air Knives resist effects of high temperatures, corrosion.

October 14, 2015

Available in Type 303 and Type 316 stainless steel as well as lengths to 108 in. (max), 1.75 x 1.44 in. Long Super Air Knives produce a laminar sheet of airflow to blow off, dry, or cool surfaces. All air knives 60 in. and longer have one-piece construction. Corrosion-resistant design withstands temperatures to 800°F, and energy-efficient design minimizes compressed air use by entraining... Read More

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Static Eliminators neutralize and clean wide surfaces.

January 15, 2015

Available in lengths from 60–108 in., Long Super Ion Air Knives feature one-piece construction, ensuring seamless airflow and eliminating coupling of multiple short-length air knives together. Units neutralize static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from wide webs and printed surfaces, paper, plastics, wood, acrylic, and 3-dimensional shapes. Made of aluminum, 303 SS, or 316... Read More

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Longer Super Air Knives Cover Wide Spans

June 13, 2014

EXAIR has expanded Long Super Air Knives to include a maximum length of 108" (2743mm) and is now manufacturing all knives 60" (1524mm) and longer in one piece construction. New one piece construction ensures seamless airflow and eliminates coupling multiple short length air knives together. One piece construction decreases overall height by ½" making it better for tight spaces.  Super Air... Read More

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Static Eliminator neutralizes and cleans wide surfaces.

January 22, 2013

Featuring 54 in. wide laminar airstream, Super Ion Air Knife provides optimal cleaning up to 20 ft away. Unit uses 16.7 scfm of compressed air at 5 psig to entrain high volumes of surrounding room air. Electrically powered static control bar fills uniform sheet of air with high concentration of positive and negative ions, neutralizing static electricity while blowing away dust and... Read More

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Air Knife Drying Packages Eliminate Compressed Air Use in Drying and Blow-Off

October 24, 2012

WHEATON, IL - WindJet® Air Knives powered by energy-efficient regenerative blowers provide excellent performance in drying and blow-off operations and eliminate the need for costly compressed air. Operating costs can be reduced by as much as 95 percent when the packages are used in a wide range of operations including debris and dust blow-off, removal of excess water and moving products.... Read More

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Nex Flow(TM) X-Stream(TM) Air Blade(TM) Air Knife

June 15, 2012

The Nex Flow(TM) X-Stream(TM) Air Blade(TM) Air Knife, already used extensively for replacing rows of nozzles or jets or drilled pipe to reduce energy is now available 15" lengths as a standard stock item due to popular request. This size is available now in both standard anodized aluminum in hard anodized versions for mildly corrosive environments and to address any abrasive contact to the... Read More

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Air Knife Kits eliminate static up to 20 ft away.

January 27, 2012

To prevent jamming, tearing, and shocks, Deluxe Super Ion Air Knife Kits use laminar sheet of air to neutralize static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics, and 3-D shapes up to 96 in. across. Units require 3.7 scfm of compressed air/ft of length at 5 psig. Electronic Flow Control turns on air knife only when it is needed. Power supply,... Read More

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CE Compliant Air Knives Assure Safe Operation

June 17, 2011

EXAIR's family of Air Knives (Super Air Knife, Standard Air Knife, and Full-Flow Air Knife) has always provided high quality performance for your blowoff, drying, or cooling needs. Now, independent laboratory tests certify that EXAIR's Air Knife Systems have also met the rigorous safety, health, and environmental standards of the European Union in order to attain the CE mark. By entraining high... Read More

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Ion Air Knives eliminate static electricity and particulates.

January 31, 2011

Long Super Ion Air Knives neutralize static electricity and blow away dust and particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics, and three-dimensional shapes up to 96 in. across. Products produce wide laminar airstream full of static eliminating ions, which is effective at high speeds and up to 20 ft away. Featuring adjustable force from blast to breeze, units have shockless design and no... Read More

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Air Knife removes unwanted surface material.

March 5, 2010

Powered solely by compressed air, AIR KNIFE SYSTEM provides non-contact method for removing unwanted surface liquid, dirt, moisture, coatings, debris, contamination, static charge, and heat during manufacturing of conveyed parts/articles. It creates continuous laminar sheet/curtain/stream of airflow that can be controlled via standard pressure regulator. Most common material of construction is... Read More

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Air Knife provides corrosion resistance.

February 12, 2010

Available in lengths from 3-54 in., PVDF Super Air Knife(TM) provides laminar curtain of air that can be used to blowoff, clean, and dry in highly corrosive environments not suitable for stainless steel. Unit consists of PVDF, Hatelloy® C-276 alloy screws, and PTFE shim to adjust force and flow of airstream. Components offer resistance to UV light, inorganic chemicals, solvents, ozone,... Read More

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Air Knives suit wide parts, webs, and conveyors.

December 4, 2009

Producing laminar sheet of airflow that is infinitely adjustable to blowoff, dry, or cool surfaces up to 96 in., Long Super Air Knives minimize compressed air use by entraining 40 parts room air to 1 part compressed air. Units feature 1.75 x 1.44 profile with compressed air inlets located on each end and bottom to permit mounting in tight spaces. Available in 60, 72, 84, and 96 in. lengths, air... Read More

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Air Knife withstands corrosive environments.

February 12, 2009

With ability to withstand temperatures up to 800°F, Type 316 Stainless Steel Super Air Knife can be used to create air barrier, blowoff, clean, and dry in highly corrosive environments. Product ejects small amount of compressed air through slotted nozzle, and this uniform sheet of high velocity air immediately pulls in surrounding room air and amplifies it at ratio of 40:1. Customizable unit... Read More

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Air Knife cleans, drys, or cools parts, webs, or conveyors.

August 20, 2007

Directing compressed airflow to precise slotted orifice, 48 in. Super Air Knife creates uniform sheet of air across entire length that immediately pulls in surrounding room air. Air amplification ratios of 40:1 are produced. At 80 psig, sound level is just 69 dBA. Compressed air inlets are provided on each end and bottom of Super Air Knife to facilitate mounting. Multiple units can be mounted end... Read More

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Air Knife Systems provide cleaning and drying.

June 7, 2004

Air Knife Systems use uniform sheet of high-velocity air to clear debris or shear off moisture at product speeds up to 1,000 fpm. They deliver constant, pre-determined volume and velocity of air specific to each application. Centrifugal blowers feature automatic belt tensioning system combined with precision dynamic balancing to generate clean, dry, oil-free air. Read More

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Air Knife removes contaminants from wire and rope.

April 4, 2003

Offered in sizes from 1-6 in. ID, Ring-Blade removes water, dust, and light oils from wire, cable, rope, and various types of extruded shapes. System uses Coanda effect to amplify air flow and reduce air consumption. Unit can be split and opened to allow for insertion of continuous extruded shape. Instant on/off with no moving parts provides for maintenance-free operation. Anodized aluminum or... Read More

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Ionizer eliminates static and dirt from charged surfaces.

April 4, 2003

Air Blade Ionizer removes dirt and static charge from plastic parts. Product comes with fully shielded cable and repairable power supply. Optional static bar with three times nominal output eliminates static on difficult, highly charged surfaces. Ionizer is available in anodized aluminum or stainless steel for high temperature and food grade applications. Additional static bar is offered for... Read More

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Static Eliminator is suited for confined spaces.

March 5, 2003

Effective up to 20 ft away, 3 in. Super Ion Air Knife removes static electricity from plastics, webs, printed materials, and other product surfaces where dust, tearing, jamming, or hazardous shocks pose problems. It produces laminar sheet of airflow that floods area or surface with static-eliminating ions. Operating at noise levels of 50 dBA, it offers adjustable force and requires less than 1... Read More

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Air Knife/Nozzle System offers fully adjustable speed.

May 17, 2002

Sonic XE Air Knife or Air Nozzle System incorporates Rotary Air Coupling to allow air transfer from stationary supply piping to rotating air knife or nozzle assembly with no blower pressure loss. Rotation is infinitely adjustable from 10 to 200 rpm by setting thrust jet valves on main body, allowing multiple passes over product. Non-lubricated assembly ensures clean and dry air delivery.... Read More