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Kice Industries Announces Expanded Sizes for VJX Airlock

Kice Industries announced it has introduced new, larger sizes for its popular VJX Airlock.  The new sizes available include: 18x12x12, 18x14x14, 20x12x12, 20x15x15, 24x15x15 and 24x20x20.  The VJX airlock gives users less maintenance, reduced downtime, and lower overall operating costs. It is designed to comply with NFPA 69 criteria as a passive isolation device. The patented bearing cartridge design bolts to endplate for ease of assembly and maintenance.  

Kice VJX airlock

 The VJX Airlock comes with a maintenance-free Teflon seal with triple quad-ring seals to protect bearings from product contamination.

It comes with a maintenance-free Teflon seal with triple quad-ring seals to protect bearings from product contamination. There are no packing seals to tighten or replace. With fewer parts and an improved seal, the VJX airlock can withstand higher operating pressures without maintenance, significantly reducing downtime and overall operating costs.

 

About Kice Airlocks

Kice rotary airlocks start with heavy-duty castings that are produced at Kice's own foundry. State-of-the-art equipment turns Kice's castings into precisely machined valves with consistently tight clearances. Kice airlocks are used in pneumatic conveying, dust control and flow control applications.

About Kice Industries

Founded in 1946, Kice Industries is a fourth generation, family-owned business based in Wichita, KS with a team of approximately 300 employees. Kice Industries designs complete industrial air systems and builds most of the equipment specified for these systems. Applications include pneumatic conveying, dust control and aspiration. A multi-industry company, Kice Industries serves the grain, plastics, food, feed, wood and minerals industries. Just north of Wichita, the manufacturing and office facility totals 200,000 square feet on 25 acres. CFM Corporation a subsidiary of Kice Industries is a gray and ductile iron foundry located in Blackwell, OK. The foundry and machine shop are 65,000 square feet on 20 acres. For more information, please visit www.kice.com.