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The rotary vane principle lies at the core of many air compressors, vacuum pumps, and turbochargers.  Its high compression ratio and volumetric displacement allow low rotation speeds. Therefore, the air end is driven by a motor directly, with no need for belts, gears, or transmission. The benefits of low rotation speed are numerous: energy efficiency, low maintenance, low noise, low temperature and more.

Use our interactive animations to better understand and visualize the construction and  operation of a rotary vane machine, in this case, an air compressor.


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Construction (52K)

Assemble the compressor components, 3D view


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Anatomy (40K)

Which parts do what? Interactive legend


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Operation (114K)

Animated step-by-step tutorial of the compression cycle



   

 

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  • The Rotary Vane Principle
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  • Applications of Pneumofore Technology
    Expertise in over 30 major industries using vacuum pumps including Glass, Food, Electronics, EPS, Ceramics and Conveying
  • Design Philosophy
    Evolving from the primitive via the complex, good design culminates in simplicity
ROTARY VANE BY PNEUMOFORE

simple, reliable & durable

Direct coupling means few moving parts, low rotation speed, low temperature. This virtually eliminates repairs and ensure superior reliability and longevity.

high energy savings

Air cooling through vertical layout, direct coupling, and intensive oil injection can result in up to 70% less power usage than other systems.

designed for extremes

Tested and proven for high performance in desert and tropical climates and available for special requirements like explosive gas or food safety.

low cost of operation

Low maintenance, negligible repairs, high energy savings and high reliability (no production downtime) make this the least costly long-term option available today.

easy to install and run

Ready-to-use turnkey system with optional Variable Speed drive. No foundation or water needed. Compact footprint with heat recovery. ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.

first class support

Each unit comes with integration engineering and a 5-years warranty. Extraordinary and regular service by Pneumofore certified professionals is available worldwide.
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