Fluid Conduits and Ducts

Research Shows: A Clean Duct System Is an Energy Efficient System
Fluid Conduits and Ducts

Research Shows: A Clean Duct System Is an Energy Efficient System

In a previous post, we learned how a clean heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) duct system can improve indoor air quality. In this post we'll expose the impact a dirty HVAC system can have on energy costs. When it comes to energy-efficiency in heating and cooling systems, air flow is everything - the better the air flow, the better the system performs. When systems become contaminated with...

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In-Duct Tensioning Systems feature lightweight metal framework.
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In-Duct Tensioning Systems feature lightweight metal framework.

SkeleCore(TM) FTS allows installers to easily field-adjust textile tautness and roundness of fabric ducting. Cylindrical tensioning rings (CTRs) are attached circumferentially to fabric via sewn-in clips at inlet, end cap, and connections, and 3/4 in. diameter aluminum backbone tube can expand or contract CTRs laterally up to 5 in. Also available, SkeleCore IHS consists of factory-installed...

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Wire Ducts come in blue and white options.
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Wire Ducts come in blue and white options.

Made from PVC material with V0 inflammability rating as per UL 94, Wire Ducts range in size from 25-120 mm and come in 2 m lengths. Units are UL and CSA approved with flexible fingers that will not snap when user runs wire through them. Notched score line eliminates need for notching pliers to break off fingers, while cover's contour allows it to snap on and fit securely. Applications include...

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Narrow Slot Wire Duct suits high-density applications.
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Narrow Slot Wire Duct suits high-density applications.

Designed to navigate and cover wires in control panel, Narrow Slot Wire Duct is UL approved and available in gray, blue, white, and black. Unit has upper and lower score-lines that can be broken without tools. Made of PVC material that carries UL94V0 flammability rating, duct features double restricted design to secure wires and V-shaped slot lead to facilitate installation.

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Commercial Rooftop HVAC/R Duct is designed for multiple linesets.

Rooftop RD-Series ducting and support system is designed for multiple linesets used with variable refrigerant flow multi-split air-conditioning systems. Product has 20 ga roll-formed sheet metal lineset casing with anti-corrosive, scratch-resistant ZAM® coating. Including 90° and 45° ells, vertical ells, tees, crosses, wall flanges, end caps, reducers, and couplers, series is...

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HVAC Contractor Installs SimpleSox Fabric Ductwork to Heat Its Own Sheet Metal Shop

It's fabric over metal--literally" says contractor, who saves $1,500 in labor/material costs by installing 54 feet of SimpleSox vs. spiral metal duct. Batavia, Ill. - State Automatic Heating & Cooling can fabricate anything in its Batavia, Ill., sheet metal shop, but when it came time for heating the shop to improve employee air comfort and productivity, the owners chose a fabric air distribution...

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Odor Control Ventilation System, from Corrosion Composites, Used in Owatonna Waste Water Plant

Application Spotlight Location: Owatonna Waste Water Plant, Minnesota Summary: Owatonna is a city in southern Minnesota with a population of approximately 25,000 located about an hour south of Minneapolis. Legend has it that Princess Owatonna, the sickly daughter of Chief Wabena of the Dakota Indians, was brought to the waters of the mineral springs of Maple Creek which supposedly had magical...

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UnderDuct Used at Lakewood Mausoleum Project in Minnesota

Application Spotlight Location: Lakewood Mausoleum, Minneapolis, MN UnderDuct Details: 8 up to 38" Diameter, Double Wall Duct Summary: Lakewood Mausoleum, made famous as the final resting place of Tiny Tim, is located in Minneapolis, MN. During the design phase of the Mausoleum expansion, Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, Inc., the architect for this project wanted to create an above ground...

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Fabric HVAC Duct targets small ventilation projects.

Constructed of polyester woven fabric, M/FA Modular/Field Adjustable Fabric Duct is not breathable and has non-linear diffusers that replicate registers. System is made up of 15, 5, and 1.5 ft lengths that can be combined to accommodate most any run 6,000 cfm and smaller. Available in 12, 16, 20, 24, and 28 in. duct diameters, system includes inlet collar, adjustable flow device for internal duct...

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