Blowers from Ametek Precision Motion Control Comply with Rohs Directive and Reach Regulation


KENT, OH - AMETEK Precision Motion Control (PMC), a leader in brush and brushless blowers and motion control solutions, reports that its Nautilair(TM) and Windjammer ® brushless blowers are fully compliant with the European Community's REACH regulation and RoHS directive.

The REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of chemical substances) regulation currently covers the safe use of 73 chemicals listed by the European Chemicals Agency, while the RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) directive restricts the use of six hazardous materials used in the manufacture of electric and electronic products, including lead, mercury, cadmium and chromium. Both the regulation and the directive are important for manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment who make or sell products in the European Union.

AMETEK PMC blowers that are REACH and RoHS compliant include Nautilair(TM) blowers for combustion applications and its Windjammer® brushless DC blowers used in a wide range of industrial applications. More information on these products is available at www.ametektip.com.

AMETEK Precision Motion Control consists of two businesses focused on dynamic fluid and motion control solutions. It's products are marketed worldwide under the HaydonKerk®, Nautilair(TM), Pittman®, ROTRON® and Windjammer® brands. AMETEK PMC is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $3.0 billion.

For more information, contact AMETEK Precision Motion Control, 627 Lake Street, Kent, OH 44240. Phone: 330-673-3452. Fax: 330-677-3306.

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