From August 1st to September 30th, 2023, with qualified purchases, EXAIR will be giving away a 1” Flat Super Air Nozzle with a purchase of our Safety Air Guns, including the VariBlast Precision, VariBlast Compact, Soft Grip, Heavy Duty, Super Blast and TurboBlast Safety Air Guns. We are promoting the importance of safety in the workplace with the EXAIR Safety Air Guns.
Compressed air guns are one of the most commonly used pneumatic products in manufacturing plants. They are used at workstations to blow off debris and clean parts and tools. Because of the large quantities that are used in a plant; they are the most targeted by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). The majority of the common brands of air guns fail to comply with two common violations, rule 29CFR 1910.95(a) for noise levels and rule 29CFR 1910.242(b) for dead-end pressure. The reason for this is due to the type of nozzle that comes with the compressed air gun. OSHA fines can be very expensive, and you can alleviate these penalties by purchasing an EXAIR Safety Air Gun. Safety is everyone’s responsibility: management, the HSE department (Health and Safety Engineer), supervisors, and even the operators.
With EXAIR Safety Air Guns, we supply an efficient, effective, and, most importantly, safe air nozzle with all of our air guns. They are CE Compliant and exceed the OSHA sound level and dead-end pressure requirements, even above 30 PSIG (2 bar). With substandard air guns, the operators will have to listen to loud noises all day or wear hearing protection. And for the dead-end pressure; the EXAIR nozzles are engineered to not allow the operator to completely block the end of the nozzle with their hand or skin. This is very important because if the pressure exceeds 30 PSIG, air can penetrate the skin and cause an air embolism. With our design, the compressed air is able to escape, and the pressure against the skin will not exceed 30 PSIG, even with the compressed air pressure set at 100 PSIG. Safety is a major concern for all of our customers and a priority for EXAIR in manufacturing our products.
As I mentioned above, the nozzles are one of the most significant parts of making a compressed air gun safe and OSHA compliant. Combining our engineered nozzles with a quality air gun makes the EXAIR Safety Air Guns one of the best products in the market. We currently have six different styles; the VariBlast Precision, VariBlast Compact, Soft Grip, Heavy Duty, Super Blast, and TurboBlast Safety Air Guns. These Safety Air Guns are ergonomically designed to comfortably fit in your hand; and they come with quality trigger mechanisms and a durable valve assembly. The VariBlast Precision Safety Air Guns are great for tight spaces and clearing out small holes. The VariBlast Compact Safety Air Guns have a cast aluminum body for rugged use with our smaller air nozzles. The Soft Grip Safety Air Guns provide extra comfort for long, extended uses, and the Heavy Duty Safety Air Guns are rugged, heavy duty industrial air guns with nozzles for larger forces. The Super Blast and TurboBlast Safety Air Guns use our largest nozzles for cleaning large areas quickly. In combination with the EXAIR nozzles, the Safety Air Guns can offer another important attribute; we can save you money!!! Compressed air is very expensive to make, and with our Safety Air Guns, we use less compressed air but still create a strong blowing force. We do this by entraining the free ambient air into the air stream. If you increase the mass of air at the target, it will give you a hard-hitting force to remove debris from surfaces or clean tools and holes. The amplification ratio can be as high as 25 to 1. That means that for every one part of compressed air that it uses, the EXAIR Nozzles will entrain 25 parts of free ambient air. This will add mass to the airstream to give a powerful impact. Also, the payback period for using an EXAIR Nozzle with our Safety Air Guns can be within weeks due to the savings in electrical costs from your air compressor. With EXAIR products, we were able to partner with Energy Star and power facilities. For the amount of energy saved, some power companies offer rebates for using EXAIR products.
A substandard blow-off gun is unsafe, loud, and wasteful. EXAIR Safety Air Guns can help improve these situations. They are OSHA compliant, very safe, and very quiet. They use less compressed air, which saves you money. And with a variety of different nozzles, they can better fit your application to decrease downtime. In the U.S. and Canada, EXAIR offers a 30-day unconditional guarantee on our cataloged items so you can try them out. You can see for yourself how effective these compressed air guns can be. If you need help matching the best Safety Air Gun to your application, you can contact an Application Engineer. And during the next two months, take advantage of the free 1” Flat Super Air Nozzle, a $59.00 complimentary gift.