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Biomass Applications: Selecting Industrial Fans

At Axair we’re familiar with supplying industrial fans for use within renewable energy generation and offer a range of fans specially designed for use in Biomass fuel applications. These fans range from low to high pressure including those for materials handling and high temperatures. The simplest Biomass heaters burn chipped Biomass materials such as wood, straw and elephant grass and use medium pressure blowers such as the Sodeca CMP, CMR and CMA ranges to provide combustion air. The energy produced can be used to heat water or air and...


Apprenticeships Genuine Alternative To University

Almost 9 out of 10 employers have said that taking people on through apprenticeships has helped to improve their business. Typically, vocational learning is seen as an alternative for students who struggle academically. Now, increasing numbers of people choosing apprenticeships alongside high level courses on offer are challenging the stereotype. There is an issue, particularly amongst young people, regarding the 'image' of apprenticeships. This negative image stems from a long line of negative thinking, and not just from young people. For...


Let’s Clear The Air At HMS Belfast

With fire safety a key consideration in the design of car parks, smoke control systems are extremely important as a method of protection. With this in mind, and as lead UK distributor for Spanish engineering company Sodeca, Axair Fans, based in Staffordshire, have partnered with the company to provide a CIBSE accredited insight into the latest innovative design concepts for emergency smoke extraction, escape route pressurisation and car park ventilation. Their mechanical smoke ventilation seminar held at HMS Belfast in London on Thursday 17th ...


Rob the Runner Secures Somerset Silver

Back in October last year, we told you how two members of the Axair team had competed in the 2014 Chester Marathon. One of those competitors was our Business Development Manager, Rob Burn. Well, we are proud to say that Rob has been at it again, this time pounding the streets of his hometown, Taunton, in Somerset. Over 1,000 people competed in the 32nd Taunton Marathon and Half Marathon last Sunday, with Rob tackling the 26.2-mile full marathon route. The South-West event is held in high esteem on the UK athletics scene and has a Gold Grade ...


Rosenberg: A Supplier Profile – Part 2

Last week we kicked off a series of supplier profile posts with an introduction to our German supply partners, Rosenberg. Now we’ve given you an insight into their history and location we thought we’d get to the really important stuff and tell you about what they actually do. Rosenberg support all areas of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) including residential and commercial buildings, hotels and restaurants, museums and galleries, airports, gyms and exhibition centres. Their fan range is pretty comprehensive and includes ...


Rosenberg: A Supplier Profile

As we welcome in the New Year we thought now would be as good a time as any to tell you more about our supply partners. Over the next few months we will be profiling each of our suppliers, giving you a greater insight into their history, their location, their products and their specialisms. We are kicking things off with a two-part special on one of our largest partners, the Rosenberg Group. Headquartered in Künzelsau, in south central Germany, the main Rosenberg site is neighboured by international outfits, the Würth Group and STAHL. Si...


SEAT Fume Fans Plastic Fantastic for Educational Environments

In April 2014, a fire, which started in a small domestic refrigerator, caused over £100,000 worth of damage to science equipment and rooms at a Preston based college. The specialist 'Plant & Soil science' laboratories were rapidly refurbished in order to get them ready in time for the start of the new college year and this included the installation of a number of SEAT fume extract fans from Axair. The SEAT S35 models were applied to the extract hoods over the laboratory furnaces. Supplied complete they were delivered with weather ped...


Axair Fans Help New Waste Burner Catch Fire

Mobile incinerators have transformed the waste management industry; allowing for the safe and sterile incineration of potentially hazardous waste, without the need to transport it to designated sites. Axair are supply partners with a global leader in incineration and recently supported the development of a highly efficient and environmentally friendly mobile waste disposal unit. Every one of their new mobile units will contain an Ecofit 2GRE45, 160X62 R, as supplied by Axair. The unit utilises the fan to create a cyclonic effect, assisting t...


Axair Athletes Overcome Running Battle

Our Business Development Manager, Rob Burn, and Marketing Manager, Fabien Carbonell, recently participated in the 2014 Chester Marathon & Metric Marathon. Both are extremely keen runners and pound the pavements, week in, week out, often training together and spurring each other on to resist the temptations of a Friday trip to the fish and chip shop or one too many biscuits with their morning coffee. As if the prospect of competing in a marathon wasn’t challenging enough though, both Rob and Fabien had to overcome personal battles to...


The Axair Range Gets Even Bigger: Wellington Fans & Motors

We are very pleased to announce that Axair are now the official UK distributor for Wellington Fans & Motors; world leaders in EC Technology for commercial refrigeration. As a result, our diverse range has now been extended to include electronically commutated (EC) motors and fans for refrigerated display cases, along with agitator motors and refrigeration controls. Wellington’s biggest world-wide customer is Coca Cola, with their motors powering point-of-sale fridges and vending machines in 45 countries.  They also serve Walmart, T...