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Gen4 Ion Air Gun

Rugged ergonomic gun is a lightweight, effective spot cleaner.

The Model 8293 Gen4 Ion Air Gun neutralises and cleans plastic bottles prior to labelling.

What Is The Gen4 Ion Air Gun?

EXAIR’s Gen4 Ion Air Gun combines incredibly fast static decay rates with low compressed air consumption. It is the ideal way to remove static, contaminants and dust from three dimensional parts prior to assembly, packaging, painting or finishing. The Gen4 Ion Air Gun neutralises static electricity and cleans at distances up to 4.6m (15-feet).

The Gen4 Ion Air Gun induces surrounding airflow through the gun at a ratio of 5:1, minimising compressed air usage and maximising ionised airflow. The force can be adjusted from a “blast” to a “breeze”. A comfortable grip and hand position allows hours of continuous use without fatigue.

The Gen4 Ion Air Gun is quiet, lightweight and features a hanger hook for easy storage. The 3m (10-foot) armoured and electromagnetic shielded power cable is extremely flexible, designed for rugged industrial use.

How The Gen4 Ion Air Gun Works

The Gen4 Ion Air Gun incorporates a High Velocity Air Jet and electrically energised emitter point. A small amount of compressed air is injected into the air jet (1) inducing a high volume flow of surrounding air (2) to pass through it.

The emitter point (shockless) at the discharge end of the gun (3) ionises the entire airstream. The result is a high volume flow of ionised air (4) capable of neutralising high static charges in fractions of a second. An optional filter and regulator clean the compressed air and allows infinite adjustment of airflow and velocity.

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Performance

Pressure Supply Air Consumption Sound Level Dissipates 5kV*
PSIG BAR SCFM SLPM dBA Seconds
20 1.4 7.4 209 67 0.45
40 2.8 11.5 325 74 0.33
60 4.1 15.8 447 79 0.24
80 5.5 22.0 622 82 0.18
100 6.9 24.0 679 85 0.18

* 6” (152mm) from target

Applications

  • Pre-paint dust removal
  • Clean and neutralise three dimensional parts
  • Removing dust from optics
  • Cleaning moulded parts
  • Photo finishing
  • Lens cleaning
  • Furniture finishing
  • Package cleaning
  • Container neutralisation

Advantages

  • Electromagnetically shielded high voltage cable
  • Armoured high voltage cable protects against abrasions, cuts
  • Integrated ground design requires no separate ground connection
  • Replaceable emitter point
  • Rugged, lightweight, easy to use
  • Rapid static decay
  • Low air consumption
  • Quiet
  • Shockless, non-radioactive
  • Strong blowoff force and flow
  • Low maintenance
  • Meets OSHA pressure and noise level requirements

The Model 8293 Gen4 Ion Air Gun cleans plastic parts prior to packaging

80% of the delivered air is induced, minimising air consumption of the Gen4 Ion Air Gun.

Model 8293 Gen4 Ion Air Gun cleaning artwork and glass prior to framing

EXAIR Model 7960 or 7961 Gen4 Power Supply (5kV) is required for ioniser operation.

Certifications: The Gen4 Ion Air Gun and Gen4 Power Supplies are UL Component Recognised to US and Canadian safety standards, and are CE and RoHS compliant.

Electrical: For use with Model 7960 or 7961 5 kVrms, 5 milliamperes (max.) power supply.

Electrical Hazard: Shockless (less than 40 microamperes short circuited).

Do not use near flammable materials or gases.

Materials of Construction:
Metal Parts:Brass, Zinc and Stainless Steel
Plastic Parts: UL rated 94 HB
Emitter: Stainless Steel

Maximum Ambient Temperature: 74°C (165°F)

Compressed Air: 1/4 NPT inlet provided.

Airflow Pattern

Models

Gen4 Ion Air Gun
Model Description
BP8193 Gen4 Ion Air Gun Only
includes 3.05m (10′) shielded cable*
BP8293 Gen4 Ion Air Gun System
includes Gen4 Ion Air Gun and Model 7960 Gen4 Power Supply
BP8493 Gen4 Ion Air Gun Kit
includes Gen4 Ion Air Gun, Model 7960 Gen4 Power Supply, filter separator and pressure regulator (with coupler)

* Special length cables are available.

Accessories

Gen4 Power Supplies
Exair model 7960 or 7961 gen4 Power Supply (5 kv) is required for ioniser operation. Selectable voltage: for use with all gen4 static eliminators

The Two and Four Outlet Gen4 Power Supplies have selectable voltage, which allows you to choose input voltages of 115VAC or 230VAC. The modular cable with electromagnetic shielding protects sensitive electronics against electromagnetic interference while easing connections and routing. An integrated fuse on the primary protects against voltage spikes.

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Digital Static Meter
Locate the source of the static problem

EXAIR’s Model 7905 Digital Static Meter is sensitive and responsive. It indicates the surface voltage and polarity on objects up to ±20 kV when measured 25mm (1”) away.

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Filters, Regulators, Valves & More

With proper filtration of dirt, moisture and oil from the compressed air supply, EXAIR compressed air products will operate for years with no maintenance required. Use a 5 micron or smaller filter separator on the compressed air supply. To prevent problems associated with oil, use a 0.03 micron or smaller oil removal filter on the compressed air supply. Pressure regulators permit easy selection of the operating pressure, providing infinite control of flow, force and air consumption.

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Installation and Maintenance Sheets

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Gen4 Ion Air Gun

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High Voltage Gen4 Power Supply Model 7960

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High Voltage Gen4 Power Supply Model 7961

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