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October 12, 2011 | 12:41 pm CDT

The Amano MZ-15 mist collector from Vega Tool Corp. features a 99.7% capturing efficiency of 2μm particles. The MZ-15 mist collectors utilize premium-efficiency, NEMA-compliant 1hp (0.75kW) motors, which help achieve a collection capacity of up to 460 cubic feet per minute (13 cubic meters per minute), while consuming far less energy than similarly powered models, according to the manufacturer. The motors operate at a low noise level of less than 72db. The MZ-15 can be mounted directly onto virtually any machine tool, says the company, and are applicable for a wide variety of filtering applications including machining centers, lathes, EDMs and grinding machines. (800) 228-2969.