By referring to the following list of DO’s and DON’Ts, your AIRnet Aluminum installation will go smoothly. Due to its smart design, AIRnet can be installed faster than conventional systems. Enjoy installing the best, safest and most efficient piping system on the market!
Before you begin installing AIRnet piping, check the surface of the AIRnet pipes. There should be no abrasions, scratches, dents or any other damages visible on the pipe. You must also ensure that all necessary test controls and applicant rules for the specification installation are compiled with.
DO cut the pipe using a tubing cutter (pipe cutter).
DON’T use a hacksaw or cut-off saw – this can leave both sharp and uneven edges at the end of your pipes!
DO use a pipe deburrer or chamfer on all pipe ends ensuring a nice, smooth edge is achieved. This guarantees that the AIRnet pipes can be inserted smoothly into your connected fittings.
DO ensure the pipe is inserted fully into the body of the fittings. Use the pipe marker (-NEW-PN 2811 0029 80) to ensure a perfect fit. Use a water-based, non-silicone, gel slide fluid to facilitate assembly.
DO use a minimum of 2 pipe hangers for every 19-foot length of AIRnet pipe.
DO deburr all drilled holes to ensure the O-rings are not damaged when attaching AIRnet Quick Drops.
DON’T over tighten standard market pipe hangers. AIRnet pipes should be able to slide freely.
DON’T assemble fittings by sliding them piece by piece onto a pipe. PF Series fittings are pre-torqued for press fitting using water-based slide fluid and do not require loosening. Larger AIRnet fittings are made to insert with a simple loosening of the nut and full insertion of pipe, then, tightening with an AIRnet spanner wrench 1/4 turn.
DON’T drag the AIRnet pipes along the ground, deform or scratch the ends. Be cautious to not make direct contact with the soil.
DON’T use a wrench with grooved metal jaws on AIRnet fittings.
DO use the AIRnet wrenches to tighten fittings 1/4 turn as necessary.
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An aluminum air piping system made by AIRnet is a total solution to your compressed air needs. AIRnet has the highest quality aluminum pipes with a complete range of fittings that are both strong and easy to assemble. The pipes are both lightweight and easy to cut. The fittings are the easiest to assemble on the market – not requiring any welding or gluing. This results in a system that is fast, simple, and can be assembled by less people in less time.
AIRnet’s industry leading quality and technical features; low pressure drop, corrosion free, and lowest risk of leakage, will reduce the need for maintenance while keeping your energy consumption low. Now combined with the industry leading 10 year warranty and you have the best aluminum compressed air system on the market.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
AIRnet fittings are made of engineered polymer with 30% fiberglass (3/4″ – 2″). This enusres a corrosion-free, leakage-free installation, and eliminate energy waste.
AIRnet’s fittings let you custom build a compressed air system that conform to your specific production needs. You can affix to walls or hang from ceiling with threaded rod (all thread).
Constant Air Quality
AIRnet conveys consistant quality air from generation to point of utilization, protecting equipment and manufacturing processes.
AIRnet’s compressed air piping is powder coated with industry standard blue or green coloring. This allows for easily identifiable networks.
Low Pressure drop
AIRnet’s patented fittings have a full flow design that eliminates air flow restrictions. This design ensures the user of the lowest possible pressure drop.