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Is PPE required when changing filters?

Yes. You should wear PPE when working with coolant.

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Do you offer a servicing contract?

If you would prefer a service contract, contact us to request pricing.

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How often should it be serviced?

“Annual servicing is more than sufficient; in most cases these units run for many years with minimal attention and only a basic check by an engineer is required to keep

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Can the ducting be removed easily so I can move the OMF

“Yes. The ducting is clipped together; disassembly and reassembly is usually a quick process. Contact us prior to moving to ensure you have sufficient ducting, and check the fan is

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How much are replacement filters

Contact us for current pricing.

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How often do I clean the filters and how do I know when to do it?

“The pressure gauges on the front of the unit show when the filters are full. The primary filter can be cleaned; in general, filters will require cleaning every 1-3 months

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Why should I buy an OMF rather than a cyclonic filter?

Cyclonic filtration is effective down to 10 microns. Below this level, efficiency drastically reduces. Coolant mist can be sub-micronic – the final stage HEPA fllter in an OMF allows for

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Why should I buy my mist filtration system from you?

The OMF range have been proven in service and in recent years have been one of the leading brands of mist filtration units in the UK. We can introduce you

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Who are you?

“We are part of AirBench Ltd, one of the UK’s leading fume and dust extraction equipment manufacturers. In mid-2014, Air Cleaning Systems Ltd, the manufacturers of the OMF range, went

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My machine is a @@@@@@ which machine do you recommend?

Contact us with details of your machine and the coolant in use and we will confirm our recommendations. A site visit would then be required to confirm suitability and discuss

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What are the ongoing costs

Mainly filters. Contact us to discuss likely filter costs. Electricity costs are low – our most popular unit OMF500 runs at 500w.

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Can it deal with oil mist

With the correct filters, yes. We offer two filter types; type ‘C’ is suitable for coolant mist (emulsion) – type ‘O’ is for oil mist.

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Can the doors be hinged on the right?

If needed, yes.

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Can there be an audible filter full alarm?

This is possible, and would be a costed option. However, in most cases it is not necessary; the large face gauges on the front of the machine provide ample indication

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How long will the filters last?

HEPA filters last typically one year. First stage mist filters, with care, can last several years.

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