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EC VS AC

When it comes to EC VS AC there are pros and cons for both. EC technology has continued to increase in both awareness and popularity in the air movement market. The increase in popularity was evident from this year’s ISH HVAC tradeshow in Frankfurt where a significant number of exhibitors had EC fans and for most of them their EC fans took centre stage. For those who are still unsure, EC stands for electronically commutated and combines voltages of both AC and DC bringing the best of both technologies together to form EC. This means th...


Axair Work with Kid Safe & Staffordshire Schools

Axair is proud to once again support the road safety initiative for Staffordshire Schools in partnership with Kid safe. Last year the use of educational games teaching road safety awareness, stranger danger, racism and bullying initiatives proved highly successful. With fewer road incidents in Staffordshire schools and an excellent engagement level between teachers and pupils. The games feature thought provoking spaces throughout the path including choosing the safest place to cross, keeping clear of the road and kerb side in busy traffic...


Fans Used in Renewable Energy Source – Wind Power

The versatility and type of fans used within air movement projects is apparent when you look at our applications page from smoke ventilation, air handling units and chemical storage units, Industrial fans are used in a whole host of machines and processes to cool components or facilitate the effective running of equipment.  When looking at the components within the design and manufacture of the popular renewable energy source, wind turbines, industrial fans play an integral role. How Do Wind Turbines Operate? Wind turbines operate on a si...


Industrial Fans for Pharmaceutical Isolators

In biological cabinets, the need to protect personnel and the environment from exposure to biohazards and cross contamination during routine procedures is of the utmost importance. Many isolators are used within pharmaceutical manufacturing processes including negative pressure and positive pressure units. Types of Pharmaceutical Isolators Negative pressure pharmaceutical isolators are separative devices used for the safe handling of toxic drugs and to retain other process generated particles, the isolator provides a full barrier protect...


Reducing Hazardous Fumes in Spray Booths

The construction and maintenance of vehicles often involve refurbishment or new application spray finishes of suitable paint such as a marine grade finish. The primary dangers involved with the presence of these gases include both fires and explosions as a result of using flammable paints and coatings, as well as exposure to personnel to chemical hazards and toxic substances. Often completed in confined spaces, if not correctly and adequately ventilated, can cause ill health for those involved in the process. During the spray process, paint ...