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Fume Cupboards & Alarms

Axair’s Labair controls range has been created for applications involving hazardous fume extraction such as fume cupboards and chemical cabinets. There are two models available A and C, both of which are available in a standard version or Digital. Both the A and C series are white with 3 push buttons: fan on/off, light on/off and alarm mute. They also feature a green LED light that illuminates to signify that the airflow is OK, a red LED light that flashes to alert that the air speed is too low and a sash high LED which starts flashing whe...


Industrial Fans | Future Thinking

It's here! 2017 has arrived, and during the first week back to the office, we have been discussing what lies ahead for in the industrial fans market and for us here at Axair Fans. As many of you will be aware, the demand for industrial fans for Biomass and Biofuel applications was spiked in 2016. Increased funding in support of renewable energy generation and eco friendly fueling in the form of the renewable heat incentive scheme is set to continue throughout 2017. Innovation in industrial fan design continues for Axair by working closely wi...


Laboratory Fume Extraction Roadshow

Following on from the Effective Laboratory exhibition at Strathclyde University on 1st March 2016, Axair Fans took to the City of Nottingham to showcase new developments and energy efficient air movement technology while sharing our technical knowledge and experience of laboratory air movement. Held on Wednesday 21st September, the event saw delegates attend breakout sessions to discuss and learn more about effective laboratory design and system integration. Particularly interesting was the focus regards how an enhanced laboratory design can...


Let Our Stack Support Take The Strain

The latest addition to the Axair accessories portfolio, the New Discharge Stack Support is made from a galvanised steel construction offering stability and rigidity to accommodate the height of the discharge stack. Key Features: Consisting of two or three steel sections, the support can be used up to a maximum of 1.5 metres high and connects easily to the Axair designed Steel Pedestal ensuring a stable and rigid construction during the installation of corrosive resistant plastic fans. How Does it Work? The Stack support holds the discharge...


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...


Corrosion Resistant Fans – An Axair Guide

Plastic fans have come a long way from their origins as a somewhat  ‘home made’ product. The principal manufacturers, including our partner, SEAT Ventilation, are now offering powerful, low noise, low vibration products with very good mechanical isolation. Here, we offer an overview of the key principles and benefits of plastic centrifugal fans. Application Laboratory fume cupboards are by far the most popular application for corrosion resistant plastic fans. There are several other important applications such as the ventilation of fumes ...


Laboratory Fume Extraction: How to Ensure Perfect Performance & Protection

Ensuring that personnel are not exposed to hazardous or odorous chemicals is of paramount importance in laboratory environments, therefore a fume cupboard extraction system is often essential. Simply installing a system is not enough though; operators should consistently check that the cupboard is functioning properly and that the airflow velocity is reaching the required level. The best way to do this is by installing an airflow monitor. Axair are the exclusive UK distributor for SEAT Ventilation, a world leader in the design and manufactur...


Electrical starter and overload relay from SEAT

Axair Fans can offer as part of our range of accessories, a motor starter fitted with an overload relay from the French manufacturer SEAT. They are available as a remote type fitted with a reset button. This type is intended to work in conjunction with a switch sited away from the starter i.e in a fume cupboard. We can also offer a starter with a start and stop button to be mounted near to the equipment. The starter would be supplied with the overload relay to suit the fan motor kW rating. Fitting a starter and an overload relay will help pro...