The specifics of the work of a car wash or car service implies the presence of many open openings. In order not to waste electricity, «heating the street», air or thermal curtains are installed in such openings. A thermal curtain is a rectangular-shaped fan heater that creates a powerful flow of air (often heated).
The air curtain performance expresses the efficiency of cutting off the air outside from the air inside the car wash.
When choosing a thermal air curtain for a car wash, car service, consider the purpose of this object and its characteristics. Air curtains, which are supposed to be placed in rooms with an aggressive environment, must have special properties.
Air curtains in car washes are subject to high humidity combined with low temperatures. Dirt and chemical compounds used for washing, cleaning and polishing cars get on the body of the equipment along with drops of water.
Therefore, a number of manufacturers offer moisture-proof and corrosion-resistant air curtains with various degrees of protection against adverse external factors.
The most popular are splash-proof thermal curtains Teplomash KEV, which are protected from splashes by a galvanized or stainless steel body and have a fan with an IP54 degree of protection.
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The air curtains are controlled by a control unit with IP54/55 degree of protection. It provides full control of the device — setting the required temperature, changing the air flow mode, selecting the operating mode of the equipment, etc. The control panel is located in a separate dry room. In addition, the block assumes the possibility of controlling several curtains at the same time.
The curtains are also equipped with an emergency shutdown device.
Remember that Splash-Proof Curtains are not designed to be directly hit by water jets!
Benefits of special air curtains for car washes:
additional heat source;
cutting off cold air outside from warmer air inside the room, etc.
Parameters of air curtains for car washes
And in conclusion, a little about the characteristics of air curtains for car washes. Now on the market you can find curtains for car washes Teplomash series 400 IP54 for gates from 3 to 5 m. The length of the models is from 1495 to 2025 mm.
Also on the market are heating devices Teplomash series 500 IP54 curtains for gates✎
With a ceiling height of 2-3 meters, for every 10 square meters of area there should be at least 1 kilowatt of thermal curtain power