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Atex approved air motors

02 July 2014

Gast Group has supplied its Atex approved Air Motors to Filtersafe, a specialist in the design and manufacture of self-cleaning mechanical seawater filters for applications in ballast water treatment including systems for explosive areas of gas tankers. The Gast air motors are only used in areas where there is a potential for explosion.

The pneumatic motors are used to operate the cleaning system for the screens in Filtersafe Atex approved filters, whether they are single-screen or multi-screen units. Every screen has its own motor, which rotates a dragline that scans the screen from the inside in a spiral motion.

Gast Group’s compact, lightweight air and gear motors are known for their rugged construction and reliability and are used for a variety of industrial and manufacturing applications.

 
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