Vortec Blog

Spray Nozzles for Sanitizing Applications

5/15/2020byVortec Engineer
Choosing the right type of spray nozzle for your application can be tricky. To make it easy, we developed this guide to outline the main difference between our offerings. As Coronavirus has changed the way we live and work, we’ve seen the world take action to protect one another.  Over the last few weeks, inquiries about using spray nozzles for disinfectant solutions have spiked. Sanitizing stations have become an essential fixture for a multitude of objects, from packages and PPE, to individuals themselves.
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Common Compressed Air Pressure Supply Problems

4/30/2020byVortec Engineer
Our applications engineers often field calls with woes of compressed air products not functioning to their fullest capacity. Many companies struggle with compressed air issues, and we're here to help you through it.
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6 Reasons You're Not Getting Enough Compressed Airflow

4/17/2020byVortec Engineer
Have you noticed you're not getting the full effect of your compressed air products? Here are some of the first places to check when you are having trouble with air supply.
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A Quick Guide to Enclosure Cooler Maintenance

3/3/2020byVortec Engineer
Nothing in life is ever as simple as ‘set it and forget it,’ but if there was, compressed air enclosure coolers are about as close as it gets. Once you install the cooler on your enclosure or cabinet, attach the compressed air line, and you are in business. For a quick and easy installation process, check out our Vortex AC’s. We designed it, so installation takes under 10 minutes, see our “How To: Installing a Vortex AC Enclosure Cooler System” video for more information. 
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Oil & Gas Protection: Enclosure Coolers for Hazardous Locations

2/20/2020byVortec Engineer
All hazardous locations face specific challenges in maintaining productivity, safety, and prolonging equipment life. When it comes to providing clean* and efficient cooling solutions in these environments, Vortec's hazardous location line of enclosure coolers (HazLoc, ATEX, and ProtEX) are unrivaled in functionality and reliability.
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Improve Employee Productivity with Vortec Cooling Vests

9/17/2018byVortec Engineer
Vortec Cooling Vests (VCVs) are a type of specialty protective equipment that is designed to maintain healthy body temperatures in extreme environments- making employees more comfortable and productive. Cooling vests can counter-act the negative effects of both dangerously high and low temperatures that can cause harm to workers, including fatigue and stress.
Read more

Hazardous Location Enclosure Cooling Solutions

8/14/2018byVortec Engineer
Combustible vapors, liquids, gases or flammable dusts are often present in many industrial applications. These materials are safe in small amounts, but when they exist in abundance they become a hazard, with the possibility to wreak havoc on production processes and endanger the lives of employees. With the implementation of the correct equipment, these costly hazards can be contained and controlled, making an explosion or large fire avoidable.
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Can Vortec Hazardous Location Enclosure Coolers Be Used Without a Purged System?

6/13/2018byVortec Engineer
A customer contacted ITW Air Management: Vortec about an application for an ATEX Vortex AC enclosure cooler.  The customer’s enclosure was in an ATEX Zone 2 location but the customer stated that the components within the enclosure were already rated and approved for the hazardous location, so they said there was no requirement for a purge system.
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Enclosure Cooler Keeps the Lights On for Power Supplier

5/15/2018byVortec Engineer
In a small corner of dry, arid Colorado, inside a small electric enclosure, a compact but highly advanced piece of technology is helping to keep the power on for thousands of houses across a four-state region. This generation and transmission facility supplies power to dozens of power companies throughout Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming, producing over 11 million megawatt-hours of power through coal, natural gas, and renewable sources.  
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Cooler Keeps Electric Service Company in Bread and Butter

4/17/2018byVortec Engineer
For Max Imaging & Electrical, an electrical service company outside of Atlanta, Georgia, their bread and butter is well, bread and butter. Among other clients, Max Imaging services the automation controls on food facilities that bake bread and deep fry products. Baking is a messy business, and mass producing breads, pies and fried goods is a messy industry: flour, breading and batter cloud the air and air conditioners take the brunt of the beating. When the air conditioners on control panels and electrical enclosures goes down, temperature goes up, causing production to shut down for repairs. That’s just the way the cookie crumbled, until Chuck Cohran, President of  Max Imaging & Electrical found Vortex Enclosure Coolers from Vortec.
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Vortec Blog

Spray Nozzles for Sanitizing Applications

5/15/2020byVortec Engineer
Choosing the right type of spray nozzle for your application can be tricky. To make it easy, we developed this guide to outline the main difference between our offerings. As Coronavirus has changed the way we live and work, we’ve seen the world take action to protect one another.  Over the last few weeks, inquiries about using spray nozzles for disinfectant solutions have spiked. Sanitizing stations have become an essential fixture for a multitude of objects, from packages and PPE, to individuals themselves.
Read more

Common Compressed Air Pressure Supply Problems

4/30/2020byVortec Engineer
Our applications engineers often field calls with woes of compressed air products not functioning to their fullest capacity. Many companies struggle with compressed air issues, and we're here to help you through it.
Read more

6 Reasons You're Not Getting Enough Compressed Airflow

4/17/2020byVortec Engineer
Have you noticed you're not getting the full effect of your compressed air products? Here are some of the first places to check when you are having trouble with air supply.
Read more

A Quick Guide to Enclosure Cooler Maintenance

3/3/2020byVortec Engineer
Nothing in life is ever as simple as ‘set it and forget it,’ but if there was, compressed air enclosure coolers are about as close as it gets. Once you install the cooler on your enclosure or cabinet, attach the compressed air line, and you are in business. For a quick and easy installation process, check out our Vortex AC’s. We designed it, so installation takes under 10 minutes, see our “How To: Installing a Vortex AC Enclosure Cooler System” video for more information. 
Read more

Oil & Gas Protection: Enclosure Coolers for Hazardous Locations

2/20/2020byVortec Engineer
All hazardous locations face specific challenges in maintaining productivity, safety, and prolonging equipment life. When it comes to providing clean* and efficient cooling solutions in these environments, Vortec's hazardous location line of enclosure coolers (HazLoc, ATEX, and ProtEX) are unrivaled in functionality and reliability.
Read more

Improve Employee Productivity with Vortec Cooling Vests

9/17/2018byVortec Engineer
Vortec Cooling Vests (VCVs) are a type of specialty protective equipment that is designed to maintain healthy body temperatures in extreme environments- making employees more comfortable and productive. Cooling vests can counter-act the negative effects of both dangerously high and low temperatures that can cause harm to workers, including fatigue and stress.
Read more

Hazardous Location Enclosure Cooling Solutions

8/14/2018byVortec Engineer
Combustible vapors, liquids, gases or flammable dusts are often present in many industrial applications. These materials are safe in small amounts, but when they exist in abundance they become a hazard, with the possibility to wreak havoc on production processes and endanger the lives of employees. With the implementation of the correct equipment, these costly hazards can be contained and controlled, making an explosion or large fire avoidable.
Read more

Can Vortec Hazardous Location Enclosure Coolers Be Used Without a Purged System?

6/13/2018byVortec Engineer
A customer contacted ITW Air Management: Vortec about an application for an ATEX Vortex AC enclosure cooler.  The customer’s enclosure was in an ATEX Zone 2 location but the customer stated that the components within the enclosure were already rated and approved for the hazardous location, so they said there was no requirement for a purge system.
Read more

Enclosure Cooler Keeps the Lights On for Power Supplier

5/15/2018byVortec Engineer
In a small corner of dry, arid Colorado, inside a small electric enclosure, a compact but highly advanced piece of technology is helping to keep the power on for thousands of houses across a four-state region. This generation and transmission facility supplies power to dozens of power companies throughout Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming, producing over 11 million megawatt-hours of power through coal, natural gas, and renewable sources.  
Read more

Cooler Keeps Electric Service Company in Bread and Butter

4/17/2018byVortec Engineer
For Max Imaging & Electrical, an electrical service company outside of Atlanta, Georgia, their bread and butter is well, bread and butter. Among other clients, Max Imaging services the automation controls on food facilities that bake bread and deep fry products. Baking is a messy business, and mass producing breads, pies and fried goods is a messy industry: flour, breading and batter cloud the air and air conditioners take the brunt of the beating. When the air conditioners on control panels and electrical enclosures goes down, temperature goes up, causing production to shut down for repairs. That’s just the way the cookie crumbled, until Chuck Cohran, President of  Max Imaging & Electrical found Vortex Enclosure Coolers from Vortec.
Read more