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 40 parts room air to one part compressed air. Force of uniform air curtain is infinitely adjustable. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

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 SS, air knives operate down to 5 psig and provide optimal cleaning up to 20 ft away. 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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

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 particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics, and 3D shapes. Force can be adjusted from blast to breeze. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

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... 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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

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, EFC(TM), universal mounting system, shim set, filter separator, and pressure regulator are included. 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 moving parts. They are available in 60, 72, 84, and 96 in. lengths. Read More

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The X-Stream Air Blade Air Knife Now Available in 54" Lengths!!

May 10, 2010

Tests indicate that the compressed air operated Nex Flow tm X-stream(TM) Air Blade(TM) air knife system is one of the most quiet and efficient of any compressed air operated air knife available. Unlike many competitive air knife products the X-stream(TM) Air Blade(TM) air knife is "anodized" for longer material life. All of Nex Flow(TM) air knife systems come with stainless steel shims - not... 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 aluminum alloy, 303/316 stainless steel is also available. 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, weather, fungi, chlorinated hydrocarbons, highly corrosive acids, weak bases, and salts. 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 knives come in aluminum, Type 303 SS, or Type 316 SS and have no moving parts. 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 is available in sizes from 3-54 in. and has noise level of 69 dBA. Read More

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Air Knife features energy-efficient design.

March 31, 2008

Suited for parts, webs, and conveyors, 54 in. Super Air Knife produces laminar sheet of airflow to blowoff, dry, or cool wide surfaces. It entrains 40 parts room air to 1 part compressed air and at 80 psig, produces sound level of 77 dBA. With 1.75 x 1.44 in. profile, it has inlets on each end and bottom for mounting in tight spaces. Maintenance-free unit is available from 3-54 in. and is constructed of aluminum or SS withstanding up to 800°F. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Static Eliminator neutralizes and cleans wide surfaces.

January 25, 2008

Using 8.7 scfm of compressed air at 5 psig, 48 in. Super Ion Air Knife neutralizes static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics, and 3D shapes. Electrically powered static control bar fills uniform sheet of air with high concentration of positive and negative ions, cleaning up to 20 ft away. Force can be adjusted from blast to breeze, and there are no moving parts to wear out. 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 to end without dead spots. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Mounting System enables secure positioning of air knives.

October 27, 2006

Providing positioning for air knives used to blowoff, dry, and cool, Universal Air Knife Mounting System features stainless steel construction that is suited for variety of industrial applications. Adjusting knobs lock pivoting joints in place and arm of mounting system provides maximum reach extension of 30 in. Assembly can be securely mounted to machine frame using 17/32 in. dia hole or by threading it directly into ½ in.-13 tapped hole. 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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Ion Air Knife eliminates static electricity problems.

December 23, 2003

Super Ion 9 in. Air Knife uses small amount of compressed air to establish uniform sheet of airflow that is filled with positive and negative ions from electrically-powered ionizing bar. Air consumption is 3 scfm at 5 psig for normal operation. Available in lengths up to 48 in., air knife can remove static electricity from paper, plastics, and other product surfaces where poor print quality, dust attraction, tearing, or jamming are a problem. Read More

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Air Knife provides consistent dry-off.

July 22, 2003

WindJet® Air Knife features protruding leading edge that extends 1/8 in. beyond air slot along length of knife. Flow of air is directed out of knife in uniform, high-volume straight stream, ensuring no spotting or blotching. Air knife lengths include 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, and 36 in. with .040 or .060 in. air slots. Supplied air is generated by Gast® regenerative blower assemblies available in 5, 10, 15, and 30 hp. Read More