Wondering How To Calculate Air Flow? We Can Help


You are well aware that dust and fume collection is an instrumental part of maintaining a safe metalworking business.  To ensure that the hazardous particles produced as a result of your hard work do not pose a health risk to employees, you need a system that is calibrated to meet the unique needs of your workspace.  At Imperial Systems, we know that establishing a system that is a perfect fit may seem like a challenge, and you may be wondering how to calculate air flow and other factors.  Fortunately, this step is made easy with our convenient Airflow Conversion Calculator.

easy air flow conversion calculatorWe heard many of our metalworking customers asking how to calculate air flow in order to plan the best possible dust and fume collection system.  So, we created our Airflow Calculator.  This tool is designed to give you the volume of air in a given enclosed area and calculate it into cubic feet per minute, with a given number of air changes per hour.  As you think about the application for your system and the amount of dust or fumes to be removed, this tool will help you to adequately size your collector.  

Although this airflow calculator is particularly useful for addressing the needs of welding smoke, it can also be used to evaluate situations involving:

  • Grinding
  • Arc Gauging
  • Soldering
  • Robotic Welding
  • Plasma Cutting
  • And more    

If you run into trouble figuring out how to calculate air flow give your workspace and the processes performed there, be sure to give a factory direct Imperial Systems sales engineer for help you.  Your engineer can help you to consider all of the factors necessary and guide you to the system and setup that will guarantee the safety and efficiency that you need in a way that fits well into the space that you have.

For more information, or to speak to a sales engineer, please contact us today at 800.918.3013.  

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