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Streamtek Air Knife

September 29th, 2014

There is no doubt that the business climate has changed a great deal over the past few years. Many political decisions regarding EPA regulations have made significant cost increases. Efficiency has become paramount in this new business age. Imagine cutting cost on one tools operation by 75% while still increasing both production and quality. With that in mind I would like to introduce you to a great product that not only reduces cost but also increases quality.
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Using Air Knives to spread plaster solution onto plasterboards

December 7th, 2010

A company that manufactures plasterboard had an issue on their production line during the manufacturing of plasterboard. They were not able to achieve both the correct dimension and appearance of their final plasterboard.

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Dry Beer kegs prior to labeling

July 12th, 2010

A recent customer (George) owns a small beer company and recently contacted us for a solution to a common problem he was facing.

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Dry Jars before their labeling

June 1st, 2010

Air Knives are often used to dry jars which are commonly used for packaging pickles, olives, etc. After the jars are washed and filled, the outside will become too wet for labels to properly adhere. In addition, moisture can also be trapped under the metal cap which may cause rusting.

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Drying Aluminum cans with Air Knives

April 10th, 2010

A company that manufactures aluminum cans contacted us with regards to a problem they were having during the packaging process. After manufacturing, the cans need to be cleaned and washed prior to shipment to their customers who then use them to package fruit and vegetables. Due to the cans not being dried properly they were seeing a lot of stress corrosion and this was causing the cans to leak. Also the cardboard used for packaging the calls was weakened by the left over water from the cans.

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Use Air Knife to Remove water from peas before freezing

April 9th, 2010

A Pea Packaging company contacted us the other day to see if our Air Knife would be able to assist in removing water from their peas prior to freezing. They were encountering a problem with excess water causing the peas to clump together and they had received several complaints. The company was also experiencing issues in the production process due to the water icing up the conveyor belt and jamming their production line.

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Remove Salt from Rubber Extrusion

April 4th, 2010

Recently our customer, who owns a company that manufactures door and window seals, contacted us. His company uses a salt potassium nitrate to cure and produce a gloss finish of rubber extrusion which is used as build inside doors and windows. Using conveyor rollers, the rubber extrusion travels through a bath with the salt potassium nitrate and then moved outside to dry.

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Cleaning Steel Grinders

March 31st, 2010

We have recently talked about using our Air Knives to remove cooking and cutting oil. We would like to offer you yet another example of the useful applications provided by our Air Knives. The following is directly from a satisfied customer who ordered our Advanced Air Knife in Nov 2009 and was happy to provide us with results of his success story.

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Use Air Knife to Remove cutting Oil

March 27th, 2010

Previously, I talked about a satisfied customer who implemented STREAMTEK Advanced Air Knife into his production line to remove oil from his food products. Today, I would like to share with you another example of the way a STREAMTEK Advanced Air Knife can be used, brought up through a different customer interaction in February.

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Air Knife used to remove cooking oil from croutons

March 16th, 2010

Our customer (Joe) has a company which produces and sells croutons (a small piece of sautéed or rebaked bread) and they have a problem because their customers have complained that the croutons have too much oil on them. In addition, the excess oil not only spoils the crispness of the croutons, but increases the overall weight; therefore making them more expensive to the end customer.

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