Any delay caused in the cleaning of parts prior to decoration or packaging needs to be avoided, which is why Exair (Cincinnati, OH) has developed its Super Ion Air Wipe. The unit provides a uniform 360Ë ionized airstream that clamps around a continuously moving part to eliminate static electricity and contaminants. It is marketed for removing dust, particulates and shocks on pipe, cable, extruded shapes, hose, wire and more.
The Super Ion Air Wipe uses a small amount of compressed air to entrain high volumes of room air. Two shockless ionizing points powered by a UL-listed 5kV power supply fill the airstream with static eliminating ions. That airflow attaches itself to the surface of the material running through the air wipe. The force of the wiping action can be controlled with an optional pressure regulator.
The unit is available in two sizes: 51mm (diameter) with air consumption of 30 SCFM, and 102mm with an air consumption of 50 SCFM when powered at 80 PSIG. There are no moving parts. Prices start at $747. —[email protected]