The most recent EXAIR Webinar is up and ready to be viewed as an on demand video. This presentation showcases five important factors when selecting an atomizing spray nozzle. Throughout the webinar you will gain several key takeaways that are outside of the five factors as well. If you have a liquid spray application and are not sure where to start, this video has a wealth of information for you. As always, the Application Engineer department is also here and ready to assist as needed. We can walk through any application with you and help right over the phone, through email, or even live chat.
That’s right, just like your local cable or satellite TV provider, EXAIR offers On-Demand content that can be streamed and used for training, education, help with cost justification, or improve awareness around compressed air costs and safety.
The best part about this content is that you don’t have to pay for it, simply register on our website (where your information is not shared) and go to the Webinars section of our Knowledge Base. Then gain access to the library of five webinars that have all been broadcast around compressed air safety, efficiency, and optimization.
The current On-Demand offering is listed below:
Intelligent Compressed Air Solutions for OSHA Compliance
Intelligent Solutions for Electrical Enclosure Cooling
Optimize Your Compressed Air System in 6 Simple Steps
Simple Steps for Big Savings
Understanding Static Electricity
The most recent webinar we created is currently only On-Demand for registered attendees and will soon be added to the Knowledge Base library. If you did not get to see it live, the content was extremely helpful for anyone that works within a facility that uses compressed air. Use This Not That – 4 Common Ways To Save Compressed Air In Your Plant, keep an eye out for the release date in our On-Demand section.
If you would like to discuss any of the webinar topics further, please feel free to reach out to an Application Engineer.
Recently, I worked with a customer that was looking for a way to make a difficult job easier, reducing stress and strain on the body and preventing injury. The customer was in the Environmental Services & Hazardous Waste Management area and regularly was called out to service acid neutralization tanks. These are commonly found in hospitals, laboratories, and schools, to neutralize lab wastewater before it is discharged to the sanitary sewer. The systems typically utilize limestone chips to aid the in process.
Periodic maintenance includes the removal and disposal of the spent limestone chips, tank cleaning and replenishment with new limestone chips. Some of the tanks are tall and narrow, making access to the limestone chips difficult, especially near the tank bottom. Current procedures involved small shovels and unnatural body positions to try to reach the bottom-most material. A better way had to be found.
The customer came across the EXAIR website and found the Line Vac product line. After watching the demonstration video, he knew he had found his solution! The Line Vac is a compressed air operated device that turns any hose or tube into a powerful in-line conveyor. Based on the height of the tanks and the size and weight of the limestone, we agreed the 2″ Heavy Duty Line Vac would provide the power and durability to empty the tanks in a timely manner, and safely and efficiently. The customer would use a tow behind compressor so that a reliable source of compressed air would always be available.
The Heavy Duty Line Vacs are available in sizes from 3/4″ up to 3″ in both smooth end and threaded connections for use with hose or pipe for conveyance.
To discuss your application and how an EXAIR Line Vac can make your transfer process easier and safer, feel free to contact EXAIR and myself or one of our other Application Engineers can help you determine the best solution.
This year, my oldest daughter started First Grade. My second daughter will be starting preschool two days a week, and the youngest, well she just has no fear and doesn’t see the consequences of her actions at this point in life. To say the least, the past few weeks have been extremely busy, as I am sure it has been for most of us.
I went to the parent – teacher introduction night with my beautiful wife and we got to meet the first grade teacher who definitely has her work cut out for her. The amount of effort and care this teacher has poured into this class is already apparent in the first week of school. She sent us all her personal cell phone number, sends out updates through a smartphone app, and has even told all parents that if a child in her classroom is involved in an activity outside of school that she will attend one of these events because she wants to see the children in their element and see what makes them happy. All of these “extra” things the teacher does, she doesn’t get paid for, and is strictly doing out of her love for teaching and the children she teaches. She legitimately loves her job and wants to see each of these students succeed in life.
There are people who teach that go to their job and give the bare minimum to not get let go and to merely collect a paycheck. There are also a great number of educators that go above and beyond every day of the school year. When it comes to teachers, so far my oldest daughter has been extremely blessed. She had an amazing teacher for both Preschool, Kindergarten, and now even First Grade. Each of these has also been at 3 different schools where she has thrived and I could not be happier with our school district. I even mentioned to my wife, who is a former primary teacher, that I do not look forward to the year that one of our three daughters has a teacher that she does not agree with. (That is going to be an extremely long year.)
Just as I noticed the level of dedication from the teachers I have had the joy of meeting, I have also realized that in order to succeed and thrive, there has to be dedication and going beyond the minimum. This is what I see everyday when I walk through the doors here at EXAIR. Whether I am walking through the front offices or the production areas, we by no means have a single team member that gives the minimum. Every person here cares about whether or not the other succeeds, and we all work together with the same goal, blow our customer’s expectations out of the water. This is just one reason we continue to release new products, offer the best means to contact us, as well as ship stock products same day, and provide order confirmations and install support for every single order.
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