SMC solution for air suction - Small in size, big in benefits
SMC has developed a ‘fitting’ solution for a textile industry customer, thanks to its new air amplifier, that is small in size but has delivered big benefits by reducing energy consumption by a fifth.
The ZH20-X185 air amplifier, from SMC’s Energy Saving and Vacuum range, uses compressed air technology for suction and blowing and it has proved to be an effective and cost efficient alternative to traditional electric hoovers and fans.
Ideal for processes requiring the removal or suction of small particles or gases, the ZH20-X185 has been certified as the best solution and an alternative to electric hoovers. In this instance, SMC’s customer needed to suction the fabric leftovers when operating an ultrasonic fabric cutting machine. The hoover not only used 3.75 Kw of electricity but also proved to be a bulky and noisy solution that required a great deal of maintenance due to its moving parts. SMC specialists were quick to see the benefits that the air amplifier