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Understanding ATEX EEx Definitions

An explosive atmosphere can be one in the form of gases, vapours, mists or dusts, which can ignite under certain operating conditions. Potentially explosive atmospheres are found in many areas of industry, from mines and the chemical, oil and gas, and pharmaceuticals industries, to plants handling cereal, animal feed, paper, wood and coal. All these have the potential to produce gas, dust or fumes which can be ignited by a spark or flame. The classification of the potentially explosive atmosphere depends on the frequency with which potentially ...


Better Fan Efficiency – The New Ecofit V8 Motor

Axair Fans are excited to introduce the latest addition to our EC Technology product range. The high power EC motor known in the industry as the “V8 motor” is a new external rotor motor with input power up to 300Watts manufactured by our innovative and reputable supplier partner Ecofit. For our existing customers, the V8 motor replaces the L4 motor, with the advantage of higher power at a lower speed enabling a better overall efficiency. Previously the external rotor motor collection consisted of the G9 with input power to 150Watts, and L4 ...


We Are A Carbon Zero Company

  Being green has never been more crucial. With companies in the UK taking more responsibility for the environment and making better decisions to benefit the world’s future, being a carbon zero company is becoming the norm in the United Kingdom. Here at Axair we are no exception. Like many companies in the UK we have achieved our carbon zero status by offsetting our carbon emissions, we do this by working in partnership with carbon management company, CO2 Balance. At the Axair Group we are proud to announce that we have been a carbon ...


Carbon Refrigerants & Flammable Gases In Commercial Refrigeration

Carbon (CO2) refrigerants are changing the world of refrigeration as we know it, gradually replacing current Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) and Hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerants in the market. HFC and HC refrigerants are currently the most commonly used refrigerants in refrigeration units. HFC refrigerants contain Hydrogen, Florine and Carbon. Although HFC refrigerants have no ozone depletion potential, it does however act as a greenhouse gas with an average Global Warming Potential (GWP) of 2000. As a result, responsible use and equipment inspecti...