Marine Environments | Engine Room Ventilation

Marine Environments: Engine Room Ventilation There are two situations that can greatly reduce an engines life and efficiency; the use of dirty fuel and more relevant to this article, inadequate engine room ventilation and ventilation of engine components. In short, engines that ingest cool air burn more efficiently than those that ingest warm air. Engines produce a lot of heat, that’s how they operate and how they produce power. They must be adequately cooled to provide ample ventilation for continued operation. The warmer an engine room i...


ATEX Fans: Let’s Clear The Air

Explosive atmospheres can be generated by a number of manufacturing processes. As of July 1st 2003, it has been mandatory, under European law, that any equipment used in a potentially explosive atmosphere must conform to specific ATEX safety standards. Axair can help to ensure that your fan system complies with these standards; supplying a wide range of ATEX rated fans, for a wide variety of environments. An ATEX fan is required for any application in which there is potential for explosive gases or dusts to be present in the environment or ...