Technical Articles

Vortec has published these technical articles:

(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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We recently had the opportunity to work with a large manufacturer and supplier of stamped and fine-blanked components. Predominantly known for their manufacturing of automotive parts, they provide a...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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TS Trim Industries, manufacturer of interior door panels for Honda Accords, Civics, and CRV's, produces over 3,400 sets of door panels a day. They have a manufacturer, Sinto located in Japan, that...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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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...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Joe Jewell, the plant's Compression Engineer Manager, recalls that "When we moved into our current location, which became fully operational in January of 2011, our compressed air usage was so high...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The Carolina Paper Company (CPC), a 13-year old firm based in North Carolina, re-shapes large parent paper rolls into usable paper products including paper towels, napkins and toilet paper....
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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We recently were contacted by a well-known manufacturer of men's and women's clothing, boots and accessories; famous for their high quality, rugged work wear. The manufacturer was using one of our...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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How do you take large industrial equipment from 350 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit in under 60 seconds?...
(Fans and Electronic Cooling)
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High temperatures cause over 50% of electronic equipment failures, according to a study by the US Air Force Avionics Integrity Program....
(HVAC - Cooling)
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As the demand for oil & gas escalates and the need for further exploration, drilling and production increases, we need to ensure that we continue to maintain a safe, productive equipment. Vortec has...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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A large manufacturer of automated spraying equipment was having problems keeping their equipment's control panels protected from air borne mists and internal heat generated from the electronics. The...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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PSI builds control panels for a wide range of manufacturing clients in many industries including industrial compressor, industrial HVAC, water and gas purifications, and power measurement. Their...
(Enclosures)
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Inside an electrical enclosure, every 18°F rise in temperature reduces the reliability of the electronic components by 50%. As technology advances, electronics get smaller, leading to more electronic...
(HVAC - Cooling)
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Combustible vapors, liquids, gases, or flammable dusts are often present in many industrial applications. These materials are safe in small amounts, but when they exist in abundance, they become a...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Vortec creates custom-design for pulp and paper industry application...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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All manufacturing facilities have downtime, the time when a machine or production line is not creating any output. The goal is to minimize the unplanned downtime, while maximizing the efficiency of...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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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...
(HVAC - Cooling)
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Vortec's Personal Air Conditioners (PAC's) make high-temperature work environments more comfortable and healthy for workers at DRS Technologies...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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"Previously," notes Watkins, "welders did not have cooling systems although they often work in very hot environments-either outdoors or in shops without air conditioning."...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The global corporation MAG offers a comprehensive line of equipment and technologies serving a wide range of industries including aerospace, automotive and truck, heavy equipment, oil and gas, rail,...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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When distillers make whisky, a small amount evaporates through the barrels and into the heavens. It’s known as the “angel’s share.” In winemaking, when wine evaporates during...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Vortec's cooling vests solve a challenge at an electrical equipment recycling facility by standing up to the heat of Alabama summers...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Vortec spray nozzles eliminate static electricity fire hazard in facility manufacturing polyethylene foam....
(Electrical Distribution and Protection)
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Because many industries, including manufacturing, food, chemical, water and wastewater processing, oil refining and petrochemical processing and others, have become more dependent on sophisticated...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The following case study explains how natural gas pipeline powder coater EB Pipe Coating (Panama City, Fla.) used four Vortex A/C electrical enclosure coolers to solve space and configuration issues...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Roboworld Vice President for Design, Sales and Support Mike Tur explains "robots typically are placed in environments where you don't want to put people-very hot or extremely cold environments, for...
(HVAC - Cooling)
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Multiple furnaces and a high volume of billet production means that OVACO's manufacturing facility operates at an extremely high level of heat....
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Choosing the right type of spray nozzle for your application can be tricky. To make it easy, we developed this guide to outline the main difference between our offerings....
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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When one of Vortec's steel industry clients built a new compressor building, plant employees discovered the compressors' own radiant heat, combined with the typical hot conditions of a steel...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Food manufacturing equipment must withstand frequent washdowns in order to maintain quality standards....
(Hose, Pipe and Tubing)
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This informative paper details how vortex tubes, with no moving parts, create hot and cold air streams from a compressed air source....
(Hose, Pipe and Tubing)
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This informative paper details how vortex tubes, with no moving parts, create hot and cold air streams from a compressed air source...