air knife


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air knife

[′er ‚nīf]
(engineering)
A device that uses a thin, flat jet of air to remove the excess coating from freshly coated paper.
(metallurgy)
A device that employs a high-velocity airstream to separate metallic particles with different densities by shifting the trajectory of lighter particles more than that of heavier particles.
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18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Engine, transmission and component manufacturers utilizing vacuum drying, air knife drying, or any high impact air drying of parts in their cleaning operations often experience challenges including corrosion, de-wetting, and residue build up.
As the screw comes out--if you have some helpers--use an air knife and brass pliers to peel the PE off.
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Vacuum mechanical pump parts, heavy duty oil filtration systems, high pressure gas filtration systems, UV water clarification, air knife drying, and environmental products such as solvent recovery, coolant recovery and waste water elimination are just a few of the items that Filtration and Vacuum Pump experts, JB Systems has available.
The new system can be readily integrated into a production line environment, with an air knife mechanism or similar used to fire rejected lids from the line.
Problem solution, hardware/software implementation of an air knife assembly that would remove any foreign material on the panel surface before the MPM solder placement process.
The Swiftcool chill-roll unit has dual cooling rollers and a dual-chamber air knife with an integrated x-ray thickness gauge which can also work with coloured stretch film.
Splash-back solder balls occur when the wave height is set too high or hot, or the air knife is set incorrectly; if there is excess turbulence in the wave, or there is increased surface tension due to nitrogen.
Every Air Knife System is custom designed to the blow-off cleaning or drying requirement, and backed with a 100% performance guarantee.
The traditional empirical formulas that describe the distributions of air velocity and air temperature along the spinline of a dual slot die are not accurate enough, due to the fact that they are related to only one of the die geometry parameters, the outer air knife spacing (w, as shown in Fig.
Version PRO-8 in-line soldering station features a 60W diode laser (10,000 hours of useful life), four-axis cartesian robot with Adept controls, vision guidance, air knife and fume extraction on soldering lens, and optional micro camera interfaced into a high-resolution panel.
In most cases, the coating section consists of a rod precoated and air knife top coater followed by a conventional gloss calender.