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Vortec - Effective & Versatile Spot Cooling - Cold Air Guns

VERSATILE, TARGETED AIR COOLING FOR MACHINING, REPAIR SHOPS & MORE

Cold Air Guns use vortex tube technology and filtered compressed air to produce sub-freezing air as low as -30 deg F for numerous industrial spot cooling applications. With no moving parts to wear out, Cold-Air Guns require no electricity at the target, just a compressed air source.

Cold Air Guns... (read more)

Vortec - Blow Off Solutions to Improve Production

Whether your application needs pin-point blow off, flat curtains of air for wide blow off, or adjustable air amplifiers for a variety of blow off needs, Vortec has the solution for you. Our line of blow off products includes: air nozzles, air jets, air amplifiers, and air knives. These products meet your various blow off needs while helping reduce compressed air consumption, meeting OSHA... (read more)

Vortec -  Reduce Operating Costs by up to 80% with Vortec

Vortec engineered blow off nozzles significantly reduce compressed air consumption and noise, compared to open nozzle jets. Using proven amplification technology, Vortec nozzles entrain and accelerate free surrounding air, resulting in air flow volume up to 25 times more than the volume of compressed air, giving 25 times the blow off capability at a significantly reduced energy usage and... (read more)

Vortec - Conveying, Drying, and Cooling with Air Amplifiers

Air Flow Amplifiers deliver a large airflow for conveying, drying, cooling, or ventilation which is the making for a perfect fume extraction system. These high flow, bladeless blowers have no moving parts so they are inherently safe. They amplify compressed air volumes by 12 – 20 fold in ducted applications. They are especially useful for removing metal chips and scrap, ventilating... (read more)

Vortec - Vortec Drum Pump Helps United Airlines' Jets

VORTEC’S DUAL-FORCE VAC DRUM PUMP PICKS UP WASTE WATER QUICKLY CUSTOMER OVERVIEW At United Airlines’ Technical Operations facility in Orland, FL, Bob Kosanke supervises over 550 mechanics. As Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, Kosanke bears responsibility for handling a rigorous series of checks each airplane must pass before being approved... (read more)

Vortec - Liquid material handling and spill clean up

The Dual Force Vac System is a convenient and versatile solution for liquid material handling and spill clean up. Using powerful Transvector technology, the Dual Force Vac Drum Pump can either fill or discharge a 55 gallon drum in under two minutes. It switches easily -- with a 1/4 turn of a knob -- from fill to discharge mode. And the Dual Force Vac can handle viscous liquids and partic... (read more)

Vortec - How to Choose the Right Air Knife for Can Drying

Both Vortec and our sister brand – Paxton Products – offer air knife solutions for can and bottle drying applications. We understand your solution is as unique as your application, so whether your production line is large or small we have an air knife solution for you.
Before we get started, it is important to understand the differences between Vortec Air Knives and Pax... (read more)

Vortec - Vortex Tubes Cool Where Water Can't

In more ways than one, custom injection molding is a hot industry. It’s a competitive market, with a wide array of industries that demand injection molded components, each requiring a different approach to design, tooling, production and quality. There’s also the fact that molding plastic components require the injection of molten materials at very high temperatures.
Whe... (read more)

Vortec - When to use a particular Vortec nozzle or jet

When it comes to choosing the appropriate Air Jet or Nozzle for your application, the options can be a bit daunting to evaluate. In this white paper, we discuss the differences between each Vortec Air Jet and Air Nozzle and in which situations you would choose each.

901 Series Transvector Jets:

901A: Use the 901A for general blow-off or cooling applications. I... (read more)

Vortec - Highly reliable & cost effective enclosure cooling

Vortex A/C Coolers incorporate the most up-to-date features into Vortec's line of highly reliable, cost-effective enclosure coolers.

  • Sleek, modern design
  • Noise reduction of 78%, when compared to other vortex enclosure coolers
  • Energy use reduction through its integral mechanical thermostat
  • Quick and easy installation in about 5 minutes<.../li>
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Vortec - Hot Air Gun Heats Up Drinkware Production Line

CUSTOMER OVERVIEW An American manufacturer specializes in outdoor products such as coolers, stainless-steel drinkware, and other related accessories. This company not only manufacturers these products but they also provide customization of their products as well. During the manufacturing and customization process, issues can arise that provide a need for creative air based solutions.... (read more)

Vortec - Cold Air Guns Use Argon Gas in Aerospace App

CUSTOMER OVERVIEW An aerospace parts manufacturer, for a major player in the aerospace industry, fabricates and welds stainless-steel and Inconel to produce a variety of parts for the airframes and engines used on commercial jets. The aerospace manufacturer was having difficulty producing acceptable prototype parts for a project that they were bidding on. If they could not produce a q... (read more)

Vortec - Reduce Your Environmental Footprint with Air

Corporate sustainability efforts are more important now than ever before. Being aware and proactive in reducing your environmental footprint can not only help the planet, but it can also improve your bottom line. As an industry, we must strive to continuously improve our energy consumption and the impact we have on the world around us.
By working towards a greener future, companies... (read more)

Vortec - Pre-Heat Parts and Processes with Hot Air Gun

Hot Air Guns are used where milder heat is needed as compared to an electric heat gun. It is ideal for pre-heating of parts, processes and solutions, with an output flow rate of 2-8 scfm; and is also widely used for softening adhesives, rubber and vinyl, and accelerating drying. The hot air gun requires no electricity at the target, and uses only filtered compressed air to generate fully... (read more)

Vortec - Managing Heat-Related Illness in the Workplace

If left untreated, heat exhaustion can quickly turn to heatstroke. Without a quick response to lower body temperature, heatstroke can cause the brain or other vital organs to swell, possibly resulting in permanent damage or even death. This is why it’s crucial to mitigate employees’ risk and take action to make hot work environments better for overall safety. (read more)

Vortec - Keep Employees Safe in Extreme Temperatures

Workers in extreme temperatures wear Vortec Cooling Vests (VCVs) to stay cool by minimizing heat stress and fatigue. The VCV's improve comfort and productivity. (read more)

Vortec - Electric Vortex AC Quickly Cools Control Panels

Increased ambient temperatures are tough on plant employees and equipment alike, especially sensitive electronics and controls housed within cabinets and enclosures. Vortec’s Electric Vortex AC models are pre-wired, easy-to-install solutions that are operational in minutes to quickly cool sensitive electronics and controls. (read more)

Vortec - Keep Enclosures Cool in ATEX Zones 2 and 22

ATEX Vortex A/C Coolers are designed specifically for purged * Electrical enclosures in ATEX Zones 2 and 22 and Temperature Class T4 areas. The ATEX Vortex A/C incorporates the most up-to-date features into Vortec’s line of highly reliable, cost effective enclosure coolers. (read more)

Vortec - Keep Enclosures Cool in Hazardous Locations

ProtEX Vortex A/C Coolers are designed specifically for purged * Electrical enclosures in ATEX Zones 1 and 21, UL Class I, Div. 1 (Groups A,B,C and D), Class II, Div. 1 (Groups F and G), Class III and Temperature Class T3 areas. The ProtEX Vortex A/C incorporates the most up-to-date features into Vortec’s line of highly reliable, cost-effective enclosure coolers. (read more)

Vortec - Efficient & reliable blow off of wide surfaces

Air Knives are air amplifiers, using a small amount of filtered compressed air to deliver a powerful, high velocity, laminar sheet of air over wide areas such as moving webs, film, sheets, strips, auto bodies, and other large assemblies and objects. Vortec’s patented design produces increased thrust and velocity, reduced noise, and excellent uniformity. (read more)

Vortec - 7 Benefits of Using Air Nozzles in Manufacturing

Air nozzles are an essential tool in many manufacturing processes. They are designed to provide efficient and effective blow off and cooling of parts, saving time, and reducing costs. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of air nozzles, including their ability to save time with better blow off capability, provide up to 25 times blow off power, reduce operating costs, reduce no... (read more)

Vortec - Why to choose a Vortex A/C over a vortex cooler

Keeping your electrical enclosures cool, clean, and protected is an imperative maintenance task to ensure your enclosures maintain their operational effectiveness and to avoid unplanned downtime in your manufacturing plant. A common low-cost cooling alternative is to use compressed air with vortex tube coolers. But why are Vortex A/C units superior to standard vortex tube coolers? (read more)

Vortec - Reduce noise levels by as much as 60% with Vortec

Vortec engineered blow off nozzles significantly reduce compressed air consumption and noise, compared to open nozzle jets. Using proven amplification technology, Vortec nozzles entrain & accelerate free surrounding air, resulting in air flow volume up to 25 times more than the volume of compressed air, giving 25 times the blow off capability at a reduced energy usage & lower ope... (read more)

Vortec - Cooling Vest - Upgraded comfort and design

UPGRADED COMFORT WITH AN UPGRADED DESIGN: THE NEW VORTEC COOLING VEST

With temperatures beginning to rise as we get closer to summer, it is important to make sure your employees are protected from heat-related illness in hot work environments. Personal cooling products can largely help in minimizing heat stress and fatigue. To keep employees comfortable, safe, and productive, empl... (read more)

Vortec - KEEPING IT COOL WITH VORTEX

Thermal testing has proven that natural convection cooling is not adequate for today’s smaller, high power density enclosures. Heat dissipation by forced convection (fan cooling) is the most frequently used method of cooling. Forced air-cooling systems can provide heat transfer rates that are ten times greater than those achievable with natural convection and radiation, but even th... (read more)

Vortec - Vortec Cold Air Gun Improves Quality for Paper Mfg

The Carolina Paper Company was facing a challenge because the process of cutting large parent rolls of paper into smaller sections was generating heat and hindering equipment performance. By using a Vortec Cold Air Gun, the Carolina Paper Company was able to cool their blades effectively which increased their production and quality of their products. (read more)

Vortec - Keep Electrical Enclosures Cool, Clean & Protected

When looking to keep electrical and electronic enclosures cool, clean, and protected, Vortec Enclosure Coolers are a low-cost alternative to expensive, high-maintenance air conditioners; and avoid contamination associated with dirty, humid air caused by fans. (read more)

Vortec - Vortec Air Nozzles Save Manufacturer $300k a Year

With the installation of Vortec air nozzles Berry Plastics was able to reduce compressed air consumption by 70%. “The Vortec nozzles are saving us $300,000 a year in compressed air costs” says Jewell. “The nozzles paid for themselves in less than a month.” (read more)

Vortec - Vortex Tubes Protect Robots in Extreme Environment

When Roboworld's suits required a cooling unit, they contracted with several air cooling suppliers, including Vortec, for cooling tubes installed inside the suits. Over time, Vortec distinguished itself from the competition through “better pricing, prompt delivery of products as well as ease of operation — customers can quickly grasp the vortex tube concept and how it works.... (read more)

Vortec - Welders Stay Cool with Vortec Cooling

ArcOne, a PPE manufacturer was faced with a need to cool welding helmets to keep workers cool in extreme temperatures as they often work in environments without air conditioning. ArcOne chose the Vortec Cooling Tube, the cooling device used in the Vortec Cooling Vests, to supply cool air to their welding helmets. (read more)

Vortec - Keep Workers Safe in Extreme Temperatures

Workers in extreme temperatures wear Vortec Cooling Vests (VCVs) to minimize heat stress and fatigue. The VCV's improve comfort and productivity. (read more)

Vortec - Reach Tight Spaces with Vortec Flexible Nozzles

Vortec engineered blow off nozzles significantly reduce compressed air consumption and noise, compared to open nozzle jets. Using proven amplification technology, Vortec nozzles entrain and accelerate free surrounding air, resulting in air flow volume up to 25 times more than the volume of compressed air at a significantly reduced energy usage and lower operating cost. (read more)

Vortec - Keep Hazardous Location Electrical Cabinets Cool

Hazardous Location (HazLoc) Vortex A/C Coolers are designed specifically for purged electrical enclosures in Class I Div 2, Groups A,B,C and D locations, Class II Div 2, Groups F&G and Class III locations. The HazLoc Vortex A/C incorporates the most up-to-date features into Vortec’s line of highly reliable, cost effective enclosure coolers. (read more)

Vortec - Increase Production Rates with Air Flow Amplifiers

Air Flow Amplifiers deliver a large airflow for conveying, drying, cooling or ventilation. These high flow, bladeless blowers have no moving parts so they are inherently safe. They amplify compressed air volumes by 12 – 20 fold. They are especially useful for removing metal chips and scrap, ventilating fumes or smoke, and conveying small parts, pellets, powders & dust. (read more)

Vortec - Take Steps to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Take the Next Steps to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint Corporate sustainability efforts are more important now than ever before. Being aware and proactive in reducing your environmental footprint can not only help the planet, but it can also improve your bottom line. As an industry, we must strive to continuously improve our energy consumption and the impact we have on the wo... (read more)

Vortec - Prevent Downtime Caused By Overheated Electronics

When looking to keep electrical and electronic enclosures cool, clean, and protected, Vortec Enclosure Coolers are a low-cost alternative to expensive, high-maintenance air conditioners; and avoid contamination associated with dirty, humid air caused by fans. (read more)

Vortec - Cooling Vest keeps Paint Booth Workers Safe & Cool

Summer can be brutally hot, with temperatures regularly reaching over 90˚F in the South. It’s hard to be outside, harder to work outside & harder still to work in a collision repair center, where the curing oven bakes the cars—and employees—after painting. By adding the Vortec Cooling Vest under their coveralls, the repair center employees stayed cool and produ... (read more)

Vortec - Cooling Large Industrial Parts in Under 60 Seconds

Needing to cool a large industrial gearbox shaft from 350 to 100 deg F in under 60 seconds, a machine builder turned to Vortec Cold Air Guns to get the job done. The components of the machine needed to remain dry, so mist cooling was not an option. Rather, the Cold Air Gun uses ambient temperature compressed air to generate cold air at temperatures as low as -10 deg F to provide rapid co... (read more)

Vortec - VORTEX COOLING ENSURES CABINET TEMPERATURE ARE LOW

The Vortex A/C uses compressed air and vortex tube technology to create clean, dry, low-pressure cold air to cool the electronic enclosure. (read more)

Vortec - Frost Free Cold Air Gun

Vortec Cold Air Guns use vortex tube technology and filtered compressed air to produce sub-freezing air as low as -30 F for numerous industrial spot cooling applications. With no moving parts to wear out, Cold Air Guns require no electricity, just a compressed air source. (read more)

Vortec - Versatile Spot Cooling with Vortec Cold Air Gun

Ensuring optimal performance of machines and tools is critical to reduce downtime and increase production. Vortex Cold Air Guns offer a versatile spot cooling solution to aid in a variety of cooling applications. (read more)

Vortec - Keep Enclosures Cool with the Electric Vortex A/C

Electric Vortex A/C Enclosure Coolers are the most advanced line of Vortec enclosure coolers, integrating an electric thermostat in our popular, quiet Vortex A/C design. (read more)

Vortec - HazLoc Vortex A/C

BENEFITS

  • Easy to install, takes about 5 minutes
  • No wiring required to install
  • UL Classified for Class I Div 2, Groups A,B,C and D, Class II Div 2, Groups F&G and Class III
  • Thermostatically controlled to maintain enclosure temperatures within ideal range
  • Highly reliable, with full 10 year warranty
  • No ambient, dirt...
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Vortec - Hazardous Location - ProtEX Vortex A/C

ProtEX Vortex A/C Coolers are designed specifically for purged Electrical enclosures in ATEX Zones 1 and 21, UL Class I, Div. 1 (Groups A,B,C and D), Class II, Div. 1 (Groups F and G), Class III and Temperature Class T3 areas. The ProtEX Vortex A/C incorporates the most up-to-date features and provides reliable safety and protection for hazardous location enclosures. (read more)

Vortec - Dual Drum Pump - 55 Gallons in 90 Seconds!

BENEFITS

  • Fast pick up or discharge, fills or empties a drum in less than 2 minutes
  • Cleans machine sumps including chips and particulates
  • Handles liquids up to 1500 cPs
  • Handles particulates and swarf with ease
  • Single tool switches quickly from discharge to suction
  • Safe, with no shock hazard
  • Low maintenance, w...
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Vortec - Vortex Air Flow Amplifiers

BENEFITS

  • Increase production rates by removing smoke, dust and debris
  • Improve quality through better weigh sorting of under-filled or underweight capsules and parts
  • Reduce compressed air usage vs open nozzles
  • Lower cost as compared to fans or blowers
  • Application mobility, compared to large fans and blowers
  • Improved s...
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Vortec - Liquid Spray Nozzles

Vortec Spray Nozzles provide ultra-fine droplet-sized sprays for evaporative cooling, atomization, humidification and wetting. Superior to conventional hydraulic and piezoelectric nozzles, spray nozzles produce spray patterns that can be widely diffused or directed. (read more)

Vortec - Vortex Cooling Tubes

Vortex Tubes are a reliable, maintenance-free solution that provides instant spot cooling for a number of industries. With no moving parts and no electrical connection, Vortex Tubes use compressed air to cool temperatures as low as -40 degrees F. (read more)