Exair Compact Air Guns Feature Variable-Flow Triggers
Appears in Print as: 'Compact Air Guns Feature Variable-Flow Triggers '
The variable-flow trigger enables them to produce light, medium or heavy force as needed, capable of producing as much as 1 lb of force.
Exair’s VariBlast compact safety air guns feature a variable-flow trigger that enables them to produce light, medium or heavy force as needed. They are capable of producing as much as 1 lb of force, making them well-suited for light- to medium-duty applications.
The lightweight cast aluminum guns have two ¼ NPT air inlets and a storage hanger for convenience. Air consumption is 10-17.5 SCFM, depending on the nozzle installed. The guns can use extensions as long as 72" for extended reach and can be purchased with a chip shield. This line uses Exair’s 1/8 NPT engineered air nozzles, which are designed to reduce compressed air use, and meet OSHA requirements for dead-end pressure and noise exposure.
Masking is employed in most any metal finishing operation where only a specifically defined area of the surface of a part must be exposed to a process. Conversely, masking may be employed on a surface where treatment is either not required or must be avoided. This article covers the many aspects of masking for metal finishing, including applications, methods and the various types of masking employed.
Specific questions about zinc phosphate and pretreatment are answered in one article...
Choosing the right conveyor system, coating technology, and ancillary equipment.