Skip to main content

Air Curtains

What is an Air Curtain?

An air curtain is a fan-powered device which creates an invisible air barrier in a doorway to efficiently separate two different environments, without limiting access. It helps keeping shop- and restaurant entrances free from draught and unwanted outdoor temperatures.

 

How is an Air Curtain Application Optimized?

With proper balance, an air curtain may reduce heating and cooling costs by up to 80% while protecting the indoor climate and increasing people comfort. FlowCon recommends three different solutions to an air curtain installation:

  1. Pressure Independent Control (PICV)
  2. Temperature Control (TCV)
  3. Automatic Balancing (ABV)

1. Air Curtains with Pressure Independent Control (PICV)

The PICV will react to system pressure changes and regulate the flow of water to required flow by adjusting the actuator position. This helps the system to be accurately controlled even with pressure changes and reduced loads.

 

→ Download Application Drawing Example

 

FlowCon recommends the following PICVs:

2. Air Curtains with Temperature Control (TCV)

The TCV will react to system pressure changes and automatically provide the selected max. flow independent of pressure changes. In addition, the actuator will provide ON/OFF control, securing proper thermal performance always, even at partial loads.
 

→ Download Application Drawing Example

 

FlowCon recommends the following TCV:

3. Air Curtains with Automatic Balancing (ABV)

The dynamic balancing valve will react to system pressure changes and limit the flow of hot or cold water to required max. flow helping the system to be accurately controlled even with pressure changes.

 

→ Download Application Drawing Example

 

FlowCon recommends the following ABVs:

Still in Doubt?
Please Contact Us

If You are in doubt which Solution to choose to Your Application or how a specific product is working, please do not hesitate contacting FlowCon.

We will react as soon as possible, and written reply is normally within 8 hours if Your question is asked in English and during office hours. Other languages and requests asked during vacation time or weekends may experience longer response time. Likewise, for any special and out of standard requests, You may not see an immediate reply, but we are responsive.

Contact us here