FAQs: Advanced Ion Air Knife
Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions relating to our compressed air-operated static eliminator air knife. If you need additional help with your application and/or can’t find an answer to your question, please call our factory at 1-705-770-4455 or email an Application Engineer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Advanced Ion Air Knife should be placed shortly before the area of the process where the static field is creating problems, typically 5 to 10 inches. In some situations, multiple ionizers on a single process may be necessary due to static regeneration that can occur.
If the application is cleaning, the Advanced Ion Air Knife should be installed just before packaging or finishing operations.
Though ducted STREAM-TEK ionizers have been OK in situations where diminished performance was acceptable, we do not recommend ducting due to the air turbulence & recombination of ions.
If the material or parts experience friction where it rubs against another surface, a new static charge could be created.
Rigid compressed air supply pipe will easily support the Air Knife. In addition, there are multiple 1/4-20 mounting holes on the back of the Advanced Ion Air Knife.