EXAIR Cabinet Coolers Nominated for Product of the Year

We have just found out that four of our new problem solving products have been nominated for Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year (Please Vote for us HERE).  The first candidate I would like to showcase is in the Automation & Controls category.  The Electronic Temperature Control for Dual Cabinet Cooler Systems effectively turn the compressed air supply to the Cabinet Coolers on and off as needed to maintain a constant temperature inside of a hot enclosure. Using the air intermittently to maintain a specific temperature is the most efficient way to operate.

Please Vote!
Please Vote!

The ETC Dual Cabinet Cooler Systems work in conjunction with EXAIR’s UL listed Cabinet Cooler Systems which provide cooling for your electrical enclosures without the use of refrigerant based coolants or fans.   The Cabinet Cooler Systems utilize a compressed air driven Vortex Tube which uses compressed air. This cold compressed air is exhausted into the enclosure which results in a cool working environment for your electronics. Warm air from inside the enclosure is vented safely back out of the cabinet through built in exhausts and the compressed air is only utilized when the internal air temperature reaches the digitally set temperature on the ETC.

How the EXAIR Cabinet Cooler System Works
How the EXAIR Cabinet Cooler System Works

Another added benefit of the ETC on the Cabinet Cooler system is the real time readout of the internal air temperature of your enclosures.  This is on top of the push button set point which will give you a +/-2°F ambient temperature inside of your enclosure.

EXAIR ETC Dual Cabinet Cooler System
EXAIR ETC Dual Cabinet Cooler System

The ETC Dual Cabinet Cooler Systems are designed for larger heat loads ranging from 3,400 BTU/hr. to 5,600 BTU/hr.   The units are available in NEMA 12, NEMA 4, and NEMA 4X ratings.   This means whether you are in a fairly clean environment or a dirty, hot, muggy environment, EXAIR has you covered.

If you would like to discuss either the ETC or the Cabinet Cooler Systems, please contact an Application Engineer.   If you would like to vote for our products, please check out the Plant Engineering Product of the Year page here.

Brian Farno
Application Engineer Manager

EXAIR’s Dual Cabinet Coolers w/Electronic Thermostat Control

ETC Dual CC Systems
Model 9258 ETC System

Hi Folks! Well we have managed to expand our offering of Cabinet Cooler systems to include Dual Cabinet Cooler Systems that are now available with the Electronic Thermostat Control. Previously, the Dual Cabinet Cooler Systems were only available from stock with our standard thermostat model 9017 and an appropriate solenoid valve to suit the voltage needs of the application.

Now, customers who have a need for one of the Dual Cabinet Cooler Systems can get all the flexibility, ease of use, feedback and adjustment that comes with the ETC controller. If you would like to review an in-depth video on how the Electronic Thermostat Control works, you can click to watch a video I completed on this topic, Video Blog: Electronic Temperature Control.

Some of the features of the Electronic Thermostat Control include:

  1. Display of current temperature inside enclosure.
  2. Easy adjustment of temperature set point, temperature unit of measure and offset temperature (mentioned in the video).
  3. The RTD temperature sensor allows for system hysteresis of +/- 1 °F.
  4. The ETC is available in a an enclosure suitable for NEMA 12, 4 and 4X environments to go along with all our Cabinet Cooler Systems.
  5. The ETC is also UL Listed and CE compliant to insure good, safe operation.
  6. 120 and 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz. Systems are available.

If you would like to add the Electronic Thermostat Control on your Cabinet Cooler System, consider models 9238, 9239 (for single Cabinet Cooler Systems), 9258 and 9259 (for Dual Cabinet Cooler Systems) Electronic Thermostat Control Systems for your application.

Neal Raker, International Sales Manager

Video Blog: Electronic Temperature Control

Hello everyone. I have just put together another video which covers the various features of the EXAIR ETC (Electronic Temperature Control) which is our digital display temperature control for EXAIR Cabinet Cooler systems.  Enjoy!

Neal Raker, Application Engineer

ETC Electronic Temperature Control is Just What the Customer Ordered

One of our long standing OEM clients serves the power utility, pulp & paper, industrial, petrochemical and commercial nuclear industries in the area of providing diagnostics, sensors and imaging for system control and optimization. In other words, they have their equipment operating in some of the hottest industries around.

In one case our customer had an application for which they needed to use one of our Cabinet Cooler Systems with thermostat control. However, the application dictated that the thermostat control have a visual feedback mechanism included so the operator could verify with a quick look as to the temperature status of this very important panel.

EXAIR does have two different levels of thermostat control. Our standard version which consists of a bi-metal thermostat and a solenoid valve which simply monitors temperature and turns the system on when needed, but there is not any feedback possible.

We also have a second version of our thermostat control we refer to as ETC or Electronic Temperature Control.  The advantage of the ETC in this case was that it provides a digital read out of the actual internal cabinet temperature. The unit can also be adjusted to maintain a set point between 80° – 120°F (27° – 49°C) through push button controls. The unit can also be changed to output the reading in either Fahrenheit or Celsius.  The enclosure is rated for all applications up to NEMA 4X requirement.

Considering all the above features, the ETC not only provided the customer with their desired feedback, but did so in a clean, ready to use package.

Neal Raker, Application Engineer