Introducing Next Generation Air Filtration Solutions That Protect Workers & The Environment
Green” Technology Returns Cleaned Air to Production; Collects Oil for Re-Use; High Energy Cost Savings
August 1, 2011 – Atlanta, GA Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers and the environment, announces a revolutionary new generation of industrial air cleaners, the Clean Air ScandMist. The ScandMist separates oil and emulsion mist and fumes created by modern machine tools and returns cleaned air directly to the production area.
Various manufacturing operations, especially metal-cutting machining, a comprehensive term for turning, milling, grinding and boring, etc., generate oil mist and oil smoke that is hazardous to the work environment as well as the workers,” said Jorgen Brahm, senior vice-president, Clean Air America. “Current filtration products can’t keep up with the production demands of machines operating in a manufacturing environment. That’s why we developed the ScandMist oil mist collectors.”
Clean Air America licensed the ScandMist oil mist elimination technologies from Vokes Air in Sweden. Mist, smoke and harmful particles such as bacteria, generated by metalworking machines, are extracted at the source and cleaned by a three stage filtration process. The system efficiently separates oil fumes, oil mist, oily dust, and emulsion mist utilizing proprietary filters.
Cleaned air is then returned directly to the workshop and exceeds international health and safety standards for maximum exposure limits to metalworking fluids, including standards by OSHA, NIOSH and HSE, etc.
ScandMist utilizes Fiber Bed Principle filters that can operate continuously in the most extreme operating conditions. Other features include:
- Connection capability to several machine tools
- Simple and low cost to install
- Cleaned air can be returned directly to production area
- Eliminates coolant mist (neat oil or emulsion)
- Removes harmful particles including bacteria
- No maintenance required – just read gauges
- Main filter life can exceed 2 years; no filter cleaning required
- Speeds up production process
- Simple & low cost to install
- Reduces power consumption
The ScandMist comes in a variety of models ranging from 400 – 50,000 cfm. In addition to these models, Clean Air also provides fully designed, turnkey oil mist removal systems tailored for each facility.
Clean Air focuses on delivering “green,” low cost, highly efficient solutions. Not only does ScandMist remove oil from the air, it allows you to collect the oil and re-use it within your operations, ” added Jorgen Brahm. “This saves the environment by keeping the oil out of landfills, lowers energy usage, and reduces costs.”
About Clean Air America, Inc.
Clean Air America is the leading Innovator of air filtration products that are engineered to exceed international health & safety standards while lowering maintenance and energy costs. Better filtration technology improves the work environment by protecting workers and equipment from potentially hazardous contaminants. Clean Air designs and manufactures turn-key engineered solutions for a variety of applications including welding, grinding, plasma cutting, and more that are used within technical training facilities, vocational schools, sheet metal shops, and manufacturing plants. Clean Air America delivers the highest safety, quality, reliability, and performance products that modern air filtration applications demand. Clients include Eaton, Ericsson, TRW, ABB, BMW, Volkswagen, and more. For more information, please visit us at http://www.clean-air.com. Follow us on Twitter at @CleanAirLEAF and Like us on Facebook