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Aero-Tube? Diffuser Grids

aero-tube_diffuser-grid_smColorite diffuser grids are engineered to optimally use Aero-Tube? aeration tubing. They provide a quick and easy solution for implementing our technology in your system. Simply connect the grids to an air supply and you will immediately enjoy the high efficiency and low costs associated with Aero-Tube? technology. The grid is made of injection molded HDPE plastic and comes with 66 feet of Aero-Tube? aeration tubing attached using stainless steel clamps. Aero-Tube? diffuser grids can be used in a wide variety of applications from aquaculture to waste water.

By utilizing the Aero-Tube? diffuser grid, the Aero-Tube? Air Lift is modular in design so it can be sized up or down to fit the customer?s specific application. Made of reinforced plastic, it is designed to endure the harshest marine and freshwater environments.

Aero-Tube? aeration tubing

aero-tube_sample_smIs the heart of Colorite?s aeration technology and is extremely simple to use. Among the benefits of Aero-Tube? technology are a major reduction in energy costs, significantly higher oxygen transfer rates, higher dissolved oxygen (DO) levels, and an improved bottom line. By combining Aero-Tube? aeration tubing with an efficient clean air blower, you can create a high efficiency, low cost aeration system. Aero- Tube? aeration hose is available in rolls of 200 feet. See technical specifications in the chart below and to the right for more information.

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Colorite offers Aero-Tube? aeration tubing on a stand-alone basis, and we also offer complete Aero-Tube? solutions to meet your aeration needs. The complete solution options described below utilize the high energy efficiency of Aero-Tube? aeration technology and provide the flexibility to perform well in a wide range of applications.

Aero-Tube? Aeration Tubing Technical Specifications
*Because of the extremely high porosity of the tubing, the product builds very little internal
pressure when operated at recommended flow.
Air Flow Requirements – Aero-Tube Aeration Tubing
Per Foot Per Meter Per Grid
m?/second 0.000189 0.00062 0.0125
m?/minute 0.0113 0.037 0.74
m?/hour 0.68 2.23 44.83
l/second 0.189 0.62 12.46
l/minute 11.3 37.06 744.99
l/hour 679.6 2,229.1 44,804.7
CFM 0.40 1.31 26.4
Oxygen Transfer – Fresh and Saltwater
Per Foot Per Meter Per Grid
kg O? per hour – 0 ppt 0.018 0.061 1.21
kg O? per hour – 35 ppt 0.046 0.151 3.025
Typical Operating Pressure*
PSI <1.0
kg/cm? <0.07
Bar <0.028
Technical Information
Aero-Tube? aeration tubing
Outside Diameter 1.00 inch
Inside Diameter 0.5 inch
Wall Thickness 0.25 inch
Weight 0.22 lbs. per foot
Roll Length 200 ft.
Roll Weight 44 lbs.
Burst Pressure 80 PSI
Optimal Air Flow 0.4 CFM