E2S Warning Signals is launching STEx, its latest family of explosion proof audible and visual warning devices. Optimized for use in fire and gas warning systems in offshore and marine safety systems, STEX is manufactured in 316L and 316 grade stainless steel to give enhanced corrosion resistance and extended operational life in hostile environments. The latest transducer technology in both the alarm horns and strobes aim to ensure high sound and light outputs with low-current draw, reducing the host system’s power requirements and potentially lowering the size of the UPS back-up capacity.
Pentair has now increased the protection level of its Hoffman PROAIR air conditioners NEMA 4 and NEMA 4X to IP66, especially for use in harsh and corrosive environments. In the food and beverage industry, as well as in highly corrosive environments, equipment is exposed to higher requirements. In cooling such facilities, the company says its Hoffman PROAIR air conditioners offer ideal protection.
American Air Filter Co., Inc. introduced the MEGApleat™ M8 premium pleated filter. The M8 filter reduces energy costs by up to 20%, lasts 30% longer, and is 40% stronger, according to the company. The filter’s patent-pending design is ideal choice sustainable building design and operation.
Berner International Corp. has introduced the HL Series line of air curtains designed for hazardous industrial environments. The HL Series is designed for petroleum refineries, food processing and pharmaceutical plants, chemical facilities as well as compressed natural gas (CNG) bus garages.
Many engineers tend to avoid or delegate the nitty gritty of a ground source heat pump system, from soil moisture effects to building system (im) balance. It's time for designers to get in the loop. Learn more about Grounded In Reality in the December issue. Other topics in the December issue include health care HVAC, Boilders, check out the Back2Basics, and more.