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roduce co|d a|r as |ow as m|nus S0 I (m|nus 46 C) from compressed a|r w|th no mov|ng parts
to spot coo| or coo| enc|osures w|th no e|ectr|c|ty
vorLex 1ubes are devlces LhaL work on a sLandard compressed
alr supply. Alr enLers Lhe vorLex Lube and ls llLerally spllL lnLo
Lwo parLs - cold alr aL one end, and hoL alr aL Lhe oLher - all
wlLhouL anymovlng parLs.
vorLex 1ubes have an ad[usLable valve aL Lhe "hoL" end whlch
conLrols Lhe volume of Lhe alr flow, and Lhe LemperaLure
exlLlng aL Lhe cold end. 8y ad[usLlng Lhe valve, you conLrol Lhe
"cold fracLlon" whlch ls Lhe percenLage of LoLal lnpuL
compressed alr LhaL exlLs Lhecold end of LhevorLex 1ube. Cur
vorLex 1ubes may also be supplled wlLh a flxed preseL "cold
fracLlon" lnsLead of an ad[usLablevalve.
lnslde ls Lhe lnLerchangeable brass "generaLor" whlch can
alLer Lhe alr used ln Lhe vorLex 1ube, and conLrol Lhe
LemperaLureranges you wlsh Lo have aL Lhe cold and hoL ends.
1here are several ranges of generaLors for compressed alr
capaclLy. 1here are also Lwo baslc Lypes of generaLors - one Lo
produce Lhe exLreme cold LemperaLures (maxlmum cold
LemperaLure ouL called Lhe C generaLor) and one Lype Lo
produce Lhe maxlmum amounL of coollng (maxlmum
refrlgeraLlon called LhePgeneraLor).
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1he lrlgld-x vorLex 1ube ls consLrucLed of sLalnless sLeel
and uses a generaLor and valve made of brass and sealed
wlLh vlLon o-rlngs Lo allow Lhelr use ln Lhe wldesL range of
envlronmenLs. 1hls also allows for greaLer llfe and beLLer
conslsLency beLween vorLex 1ubes made. ln addlLlon, lL ls
usable ln hlgh LemperaLure envlronmenLs AS l1 CCMLS wlLh
nC exLrachargeunllkemanyof our compeLlLors.
MosL compeLlLors use plasLlc generaLors and sLandard 8una
n C-8lngs and charge exLra for brass and hlgh LemperaLure-
rlngs. 1he unlque deslgn and quallLy of maLerlals used ln
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lrlgld-x producLs wlll dellver years of malnLenance-free
operaLlon.
no movlng parLs.
urlven byalr noL elecLrlclLy.
Small and llghLwelghL - porLable.
Low ln cosL compared Lo mosL oLhers
Superlor deslgn and performance
MalnLenancefreeoperaLlon
Madeof durablesLalnless sLeel and meLal parLs - no

Ad[usLableLemperaLurerange
CeneraLors arelnLerchangeable
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Wn 1nL IkIGID-k VCk1Lk 1U8L CVLk C1nLkS:
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Sma|| Vortex 1ube
Med|um Vortex 1ube
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Compressed alr enLers aL polnL (A). lnslde Lhe Lube Lhe
compressed alr ls madeLo spln uslng a"generaLor". lL Lravels
ln onedlrecLlonalong Lhesmall (hoL end) Lubeand Lhen back
lnslde lLself ln Lhe reverse dlrecLlon creaLlng one sLream of
alr (8) and Lhe second sLream of alr (C) ln Lhe opposlLe
dlrecLlon. 1he ouLslde sLream of alr geLs hoL and exhausLs aL
polnL (u). 1he cenLer column of alr geLs cold and exlsLs aL
polnL (L). 1emperaLures and capaclLles can vary by ad[usLlng
LhehoL end plug aL (u) and byuslng dlfferenL "generaLors"
1wo Lxper|menta| k|ts are ava||ab|e (sma|| Vortex 1ube k|t and
med|um s|ze Vortex 1ube k|t) wh|ch conta|ns the appropr|ate
Vortex 1ube, a|| generators for that s|ze, co|d end muff|er and
f||ter w|th auto dra|n to do test|ng |f you are not certa|n of
what exact s|ze yourequ|re.
1he flow raLe and LemperaLure ln a vorLex 1ube are
lnLerdependenL. When you open Lhe ad[usLlng valve aL Lhe
hoL end, Lhe cold alr flow decreases and Lhe LemperaLure
drops. As you close Lhe valve Lhe cold alr end flow lncreases
and LemperaLure rlses. 1he percenLage of Lhe LoLal lnpuL alr
LhaL exlLs Lhe cold end ls Lermed Lhe "cold fracLlon".
uependlng on lnleL alr LemperaLure a cold fracLlon of
beLween 60 and 80 produces Lhe opLlmum comblnaLlon
of flow and LemperaLure drop for maxlmum coollng effecL,
when uslng an P generaLor. Lower cold fracLlons produce
colder alr buL do noL cool as well because of reduced flow.
MosL lndusLrlal appllcaLlons requlre Lhe 60 Lo 80 seLLlng
and LhePgeneraLor for opLlmal coollng.
ln somelnsLances such as coollng laboraLory samples, LesLlng
clrculL boards and oLher "cryogenlc" appllcaLlons, a 'C'
generaLor ls used whlch llmlLs Lhe cold end flow raLe Lo lower
levels and produces very cold LemperaLures.
1o seL Lhe vorLex 1ube Lo Lhe deslred LemperaLure slmply
lnserL a LhermomeLer aL Lhe cold end and ad[usL Lhe hoL end
valve. 1he opLlmum coollng effecL ls achleved when Lhe
dlfference from Lhe lnleL alr LemperaLure and Lhe cold alr
0 0 0 0
drops ls 30 l(28 C) lf LhelnleL alr ls relaLlvely cool Lo 80 l (43
C) below compressed alr LemperaLure lf Lhe lnleL alr ls
relaLlvelyhoL.
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Due to space ||m|tat|on & the need to e||m|nate water
coo||ng the camera, a Mode| S002Sn Vortex 1ube was used
to coo| acamerahous|ng.
1wo Vortex 1ubes mode| S0030n w|th a Mode| SS002
Muff|er coo|s anU|trason|c We|d|ng norn.
CCLu Al8
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1here are Lwo baslc physlcal slzes of vorLex 1ubes used exLenslvely ln lndusLry - Lhe small and medlum slze. A larger verslon ls
avallable on speclal order. lrlgld-x` vorLex 1ubes can be selecLed by requlred performance ln coollng for Lhe 'P' generaLor
verslons and where very cold LemperaLure ls requlred, Lhe 'C' generaLors are used. Powever, even wlLh 'C' generaLors, as
expecLed, Lhehlgher Lheareflow raLlng LhegreaLer anycoollng effecL.
SCIM SLM 81U]nr. WA11S SI2L
MCDLL
NC.
30004C
30008C
30010C
30013C
30023C
30030C
30040C
2
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113
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283
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medlum
medlum
medlum
medlum
n/A
n/A
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1. SClM and SLM aL 100SlC or 6.9bar lnleL ressure
2. 81u/hr and WaLLs ls Coollng CapaclLyaL 100SlC or 6.9
bar lnleL pressureand wlLh opLlmal cold fracLlon seLLlng
NC1L:
1. SClM and SLM aL 100SlC or 6.9bar lnleL ressure
2. 81u/hr and WaLLs noL appllcableas normallynoL used for
alr condlLlonlng appllcaLlons
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4 113 290 83 small 30004P
30008P 8 227 380 170 small
30010P 10 283 730 214 medlum
30013P 13 423 1100 322 medlum
30023P 23 708 1800 327 medlum
30030P 30 830 2100 613 medlum
30040P 40 1133 2900 849 medlum
SCIM SLM 81U]nr. WA11S SI2L
MCDLL
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2 37 143 42 small

30002P 30002C
n ser|es Vortex 1ubes (Ior Max|mum Coo||ng)
C ser|es Vortex 1ubes (Ior Max|mum Co|d 1emperature)
n/A n/A
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MINI VCk1Lk 1U8L
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1/8" n1 1P8LAu
1/4" n1 1P8LAu
vC81Lx 1u8L MCuLLS
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30010P- 30040P
lLCW 8A1L:
10-40SClM
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MUIILLk MCDLL NC: SS002
vC81Lx 1u8L MCuLLS
30002C- 30008C
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lLCW8A1L:
2-8 SClM
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MLDIUM VCk1Lk 1U8L
ASSLM8LLD WI1n CCLD LND
CCLD LND MUIILLk
MCDLL NC: SS001
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Approx|mate temperature drops (and r|ses) from |n|et a|r temperature produced by a Vortex 1ube set at var|ous co|d
fract|ons. Assume constant |n|et pressure and temperature. 1ests were conducted w|th a 1Sn generator |n a med|um s|ze
Vortex1ube (Mode| S001Sn). W||| vary w|thother s|zes andcapac|t|es.
1emperature drop of co|d a|r,
0
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1emperature r|se of hot a|r,
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8ack pressures over 2 pslg (0.1 bar) can reduce Lhe
performance of a vorLex 1ube. Slmllarly lL ls lmporLanL Lo use
a mlnlmum of 23 mlcron or less fllLraLlon Lo keep Lhe alr clean
and dry. vorLex Lubes alone wlLhouL ducLlng can be nolsy so
mufflers are avallable for boLh Lhe cold end and hoL end. All of
our vorLex 1ubes are bullL Lo be used ln even hlgh
LemperaLureenvlronmenLs aL no exLracosL.
1here are many Lheorles of Lhe vorLex 1ube also known as Lhe
8anque vorLex 1ube, Lhe Pllsch 1ube, Maxwell's uemon 1ube,
and Lhe 8anque - Pllsch 1ube. lnvenLed ln 1933 by lrench
physlclsL Ceorges !. 8anque and lmproved upon by Cerman
physlclsL 8udolf Pllsch ln a noLable paper publlshed ln 1947,
Lherels agreaL deal of lnformaLlonavallableon LhelnLerneL.
SIG (8Ak)
20 (1.4)
40 (2.8)
60 (4.1)
80 (3.3)
100 (6.9)
120 (8.4)
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13 (8)
88 (48)
21 (11)
104 (37)
24 (14)
113 (63)
23 (14)
123 (68)
26 (14)
129 (72)
26 (14)
30
60 (33)
23 (14)
83 (46)
33 (18)
100 (33)
40 (22)
110 (62)
43 (24)
118 (63)
43 (23)
124 (69)
46 (26)
40
36 (31)
36 (20)
80 (42)
32 (28)
93 (31)
39 (33)
102 (36)
63 (33)
110 (61)
67 (37)
116 (64)
69 (38)
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31 (28)
30 (28)
73 (39)
71 (38)
84 (46)
80 (44)
92 (31)
86 (47)
100 (33)
90 (30)
104 (38)
94 (32)
60
44 (24)
64 (26)
63 (34)
92 (30)
73 (40)
104 (37)
80 (43)
113 (63)
86 (48)
119 (66)
91 (30)
123 (68)
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36 (20)
83 (46)
32 (28)
117 (62)
60 (33)
132 (73)
66 (36)
143 (80)
71 (39)
131 (84)
74 (41)
136 (86)
80
28 (16)
107 (39)
38 (20)
147 (80)
46 (23)
166 (92)
30 (28)
180 (100)
34 (30)
191 (106)
33 (31)
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VCk1Lk 1U8L 1nLCkILS :

1o shorten the coo||ng cyc|e of mo|ded p|ast|c tanks, a


Mode| S0030n Vortex 1ube was used per tank to b|ow
co|da|r |nto the tanks.
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MDHE THHN lNTELLlDENT


Small vorLex 1ube wlLh 2P CeneraLor for Maxlmum coollng LffecL
Small vorLex 1ube wlLh 4P CeneraLor for Maxlmum coollng LffecL
Small vorLex 1ube wlLh 8P CeneraLor for Maxlmum coollng LffecL
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 10P CeneraLor for Maxlmum coollng LffecL
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 13P CeneraLor for Maxlmum coollng LffecL
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 23P CeneraLor for Maxlmum coollng LffecL
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 30P CeneraLor for Maxlmum coollng LffecL
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 40P CeneraLor for Maxlmum coollng LffecL
Small vorLex 1ube wlLh 2C CeneraLor for Maxlmum Cold 1emperaLure
Small vorLex 1ube wlLh 4C CeneraLor for Maxlmum Cold 1emperaLure
Small vorLex 1ube wlLh 8C CeneraLor for Maxlmum Cold 1emperaLure
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 10C CeneraLor for Maxlmum Cold 1emperaLure
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 13C CeneraLor for Maxlmum Cold 1emperaLure
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 23C CeneraLor for Maxlmum Cold 1emperaLure
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 30C CeneraLor for Maxlmum Cold 1emperaLure
Medlum vorLex 1ube wlLh 40C CeneraLor for Maxlmum Cold 1emperaLure
Cold Lnd Muffler for small vorLex 1ube
Cold Lnd Muffler for Medlum vorLex 1ube
PoL Lnd Muffler for Small or Medlum vorLex 1ube
Small vorLex 1ube LesL klL. ConslsLs of Small vorLex 1ube, Cold Muffler, lllLer wlLh
auLo draln, and CeneraLors - 2C, 2P, 4C, 4P, 8C, 8P
Medlum vorLex 1ube LesL klL. ConslsLs of Medlum vorLex 1ube, Cold Muffler, lllLer
wlLh auLo draln, and CeneraLors - 10C, 10P, 13C, 13P, 23C 23P, 30C, 30P, 40C, 40P
Small vorLex 1ube CeneraLor klL CeneraLors - 2C, 2P, 4C, 4P, 8C, 8P
Medlum vorLex 1ube CeneraLor klL CeneraLors - 10C, 10P, 13C, 13P, 23C, 23P,
30C,30P, 40C, 40P
30013P
30023P
30023P
30040P
30002C
30004C
30008C
30010C
30013C
30023C
30030C
30040C
33001
33002
33003
31008k
31040k
39008k
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30002P
30004P
30008P
30010P
art No. Descr|pt|on
1he LCIC descr|bed |n Sect|on A |s an effect|ve
means to contro| energy used by turn|ng on and
off the Vortex1ubes as requ|red.
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NC1L: 1he lasL Lwo numbers ln Lhe parL number lndlcaLe Lhe SClM consumpLlon aL 100 SlC (6.9 8ar) -
Lxample 30023C lndlcaLes 23 SClM alr consumpLlon aL 100 SlC (6.9 8ar).
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2 SClM Small vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Cold 1emp.
4 SClMSmall vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Cold 1emp.
8 SClM Small vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Cold 1emp.
2 SClM Small vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Max. 81u/hr
4 SClM Small vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Max. 81u/hr
8 SClM Small vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Max. 81u/hr
10 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Cold 1emp.
13 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Cold 1emp.
23 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Cold 1emp.
30 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Cold 1emp.
40 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Cold 1emp.
10 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Max. 81u/Pr.
13 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Max. 81u/Pr.
23 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Max. 81u/Pr.
30 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Max. 81u/Pr.
40 SClM Medlum vorLex 1ube 8rass CeneraLor Cnly - Max. 81u/Pr.
39002C
39004C
39008C
39002P
39004P
39008P
39010C
39013C
39023C
39030C
39040C
39010P
39013P
39023P
39030P
39040P
art No. Descr|pt|on
90001 3/8" n1 lllLer wlLh auLomaLlc draln - 63 SClM (1841 SLM) capaclLy
90003
90006
Accessor|es
3/8" n1 Cll 8emoval lllLer wlLh auLomaLlc draln - 13 - 37 SClM (423 - 1048 SLM)
capaclLy
3/4" n1 Cll 8emoval lllLer wlLh auLomaLlc draln - 30 - 130 SClM (1413 - 4248 SLM)
capaclLy

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