Blog posts of '2017' 'December'

This technology offers an alternative to traditional liquid coolants by providing a clean stream of air as cold as -30°F to cool cutters and workpieces during machining.

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The thermostats on our enclosure coolers are another way that Vortec is trying to help customers save time and money. We Side by side image of electric thermostatunderstand that compressed air usage can be costly, and one of the easiest ways to save money is by ensuring that compressed air is used only when necessary. Automation is increasingly growing, because it allows for ease of use and ensures that you can “set it and forget it.” Our thermostats help to reduce compressed air usage, providing an efficient and cost saving method for cooling your enclosure. Here is a look into how our thermostats work.

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Sy building enclosure coolersMeet Sy. Sy handmakes every Vortex Cooler (electric and manual) that comes out of our facility. He makes sure that every single one is to the right specifications and measurements that are required to meet the standards that Vortec promises to deliver. Whether we receive 20 orders or 200 orders, every single Vortex Cooler must pass through his hands.

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Vortec recently received a call from one of our loyal customers inquiring about our vortex tubes. They were curious to see how long vortex tubes lasted before they should consider replacing them. Naturally, this peaked my interest, “Well hypothetically they should last forever if they are properly maintained. Why, how long have you had one?” Turns out, they have had one of our vortex tubes for over 45 years! Mind you, we were founded in 1961 (56 years ago) so this wasn’t the first vortex tube we ever built, but it’s not far off.

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