Condair in tune with Steinway

Condair’s steam humidifiers are playing an essential function in maintaining the excellent craftsmanship mixed up in production of Steinway’s well-known pianos.

Steinway & Sons, synonymous with constructing the globe’s and finest pianos for over 160 many years best, refurbished its amazing London showroom within Marylebone recently. The company necessary its contractor to generate the optimum environmental circumstances to prevent the wooden utilized to craft these accuracy instruments from warping. Condair’s resistive steam (RS) humidifiers were specific and installed in three areas in the building, like the basement where in fact the workshop is located. All the units are usually feeding steam into atmosphere handling units to keep the vital humidity ranges required.

Steinway’s UK handling director, Craig Terry, clarifies: “Extremely rare and expensive wooden is used in a few of our versions – but actually any kind of wood is vunerable to changes in environment conditions. Dryness may be the enemy of pianos thus humidity is essential really. We are looking for 40% to 50% humidity constantly to protect the wooden, whether they’re in the showroom or the workshop. Condair’s units are usually perfect for the working job.

“And because we rely etc the dependability of the humidifiers greatly, we contracted with Condair to program the humidifiers at normal intervals also. Would I would recommend Condair? Oh yes, they’ve supplied great provider.”

If these accuracy musical instruments, which are usually worth plenty of pounds each, face dry air the device’s could be changed because of it dimensions very slightly. This might be detrimental with their result and performance inside them requiring a lot more frequent tuning, resulting in permanent deterioration as time passes eventually. Fortunately, Condair’s RS humidifiers supply the perfect protection.

The Condair RS humidifiers set up at Steinway can handle creating around 16kg/h of humidity however the range has versions offering optimum outputs from 5 to 160kg/h. The humidifier delivers accurate handle minus the expense of plastic material disposable boiling cylinders, simplifying servicing and maintaining downtime to the very least. Scale that types on the heating components breaks off under regular operation and falls in to the externally located level collector tank. Scale elimination is a simple procedure for draining the container with the press of a button, allowing the machine to amazing disconnecting the tank plus emptying it then.

A sophisticated touchscreen handle panel makes operation basic, while providing complete diagnostic reporting. Furthermore, a USB link allows performance information to end up being downloaded into Excel and the humidifier’s software program to be quickly updated.

Dave Marshall-George, UK Product sales Director at Condair, additional: “Humidity handle for Steinway will be of specific importance during wintertime in the UK. As because the weather turns chilly soon, indoor humidity may fall below the mandatory 40%RH. However, air-con systems will dried out the air, therefore the humidification system shall have been around in regular use. Basically, whenever there’s a necessity to regulate the environmental conditions round the pianos precisely, the humidifiers can do exactly what’s needed of these automatically.

“We really worth our connection with Steinway and enjoy their faith in both capacity for the Condair RS humidifiers and our support engineers, who maintain them working in tip top problem.”

The Condair Group may be the world’s leading expert in humidification, dehumidification and evaporative cooling, with technology for commercial, commercial and heritage applications. The ongoing company offers program design, manufacture, supply, set up, commissioning, upkeep and spares.

You will find out more at the company’s site at  www.condair.co.uk .

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