DUCTING specialist Eximo has released a lightweight flexible PVC ventilation ducting for air-conditioning and ventilation in heavy-duty environments, cooling and heating of IT tents, and the suction of dust and solvent fumes.
Already used by the Australian Army for temporary ventilation, the product is said to have good flexibility. It is flame retardant, allows good compressibility and has an outerwear strip profile, according to the company.
Its PVC coated polyester fabric is 0.6 mm thick on the walls, is generally available in the colour of safety yellow (although customised colours are easily supplied), and it has a temperature resistance of -40°C right up to +80°C.
Variants are also possible: the product is available in combinations of cuff ends for fixing to spigots, and end rings for joining individual links with quick-release clamps.
Depending on the diameter chosen, the product weighs from 1.2 kg per metre to 3.3 kg per metre.
Bend radius ranges from 140 mm to 350 mm, maximum work pressure bar is 0.550 up to nor 0.20, and maximum vacuum bar ranged from 0.05 to 0.03.