EXAIR Commitment to Standards and Certifications

EXAIR has a history of being a leader in the design, manufacture, quality and safety consciousness of compressed air products within the industrial marketplace. Our design engineers have a focus to ensure our products are engineered to provide optimal performance while maintaining safety and effectiveness. Our Intelligent Compressed Air Products are engineered for safety while also meeting a wide range of standards and certifications.

Air can be dangerous when the outlet pressure of a hole, hose or copper tube is higher than 30 PSIG (2 BAR. All products manufactured by EXAIR have been designed for safety and meet or exceed the OSHA Standard 29 CFR – 1910.242(b) which relates to harmful dead-end pressure.

Noise levels in manufacturing environments also pose a safety risk as compressed air noise often exceeds OSHA noise levels standards used to prevent hearing loss. EXAIR products reduce noise levels to meet or exceed OSHA Standard 29 CFR – 1910.92(a) Maximum Allowable Noise Exposure.

CE marking indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area.  Unlike OSHA standards, responsibility for CE marking falls solely with the seller of the product. A CE marked product has been tested and certified in a way to meet safety & quality benchmarks specified for that type of product.  All EXAIR products that are defined under applicable directives have been tested according to these standards, and carry the CE mark.

The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive, or RoHS, is another standard borne from the European Union, and is geared towards public & workplace safety by restricting the use of hazardous materials in the manufacture of electronic & electrical equipment.  Since its inception in 2006, similar standards have been vigorously adopted around the globe.  Electrical portions of EXAIR’s Static Eliminators, EFC Electronic Flow Controls, ETC Electronic Temperature Controls, Digital Flowmeters, Solenoid Valves, and Thermostats all comply with the RoHS Directive.

Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act doesn’t address a concern for product users, but rather a particularly troubling human rights issue – Conflict Minerals.  For almost two decades, trade in tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been used by some bad people to finance violent campaigns against their neighbors.  EXAIR thoroughly and systematically documents our supply chain compliance with this act.  We are proudly committed to our support for this effort to help the world be a better place for everyone…especially those in desperate circumstances beyond their control.

EXAIR manufactures Intelligent Compressed Air Products with safety and performance in mind. If you have questions, need a catalog or assistance selecting the best product for your application please contact any of our application engineers.

Eric Kuhnash
Application Engineer
E-mail: EricKuhnash@exair.com
Twitter: Twitter: @EXAIR_EK

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