Model 8293 Gen4® Ion Air Gun™ System

EXAIR's handheld Gen4® Ion Air Gun System includes the Model 7960 selectable voltage power supply (115VAC/230VAC, 50/60Hz). It combines portability,

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EXAIR's handheld Gen4® Ion Air Gun System includes the Model 7960 selectable voltage power supply (115VAC/230VAC, 50/60Hz). It combines portability, incredibly fast static decay rates, and low compressed air consumption to efficiently remove static, contaminants and dust from three dimensional parts prior to assembly, packaging, painting or finishing. The Gen4 Ion Air Gun neutralizes static electricity and cleans at distances up to 15 feet (4.6m).


  • Bag opening - form and fill
  • Clean and neutralize parts
  • Neutralizing shrink wrap
  • Cleaning molded parts
  • Removing static on assemblies
  • Neutralizing slitting operations
  • Package cleaning
  • Container neutralization


  • Low air consumption
  • Rapid static decay
  • Quiet
  • Effective up to 15 feet (4.6m)
  • Shockless, non-radioactive
  • Compact, rugged, easy to install
  • Intake can be ducted
  • No moving parts - low maintenance
  • Variable force and flow

Ion Air Gun Models

Ion Air Guns are available in four different model types:

  • Ion Air Gun - includes the Ion Air Gun and 10' (3m) of armored and electromagnetically shielded cable.
  • Ion Air Gun System - includes an Ion Air Gun and Model 7960 Selectable Voltage Power Supply (115 VAC/230 VAC, 50/60Hz).
  • Ion Air Gun System with Filter - includes the Ion Air Gun System and Filter Separator.
  • Ion Air Gun Kit - includes an Ion Air Gun, Model 7960 Power Supply, Filter separator and pressure regulator (with coupler).

Ion Air Gun

Ion Air Gun System

Ion Air Gun System with Filter

Ion Air Gun Kit

Model 8193 8293 8393 8493


Static Eliminator Power Supply

Power Supply - The Model 7960 selectable voltage Power Supply allows you to choose the input voltages of 115 VAC or 230 VAC. The modular cable with electromagnetic shielding protects sensitive electronics against electromagnetic interference while easing connections and routing. An integrated fuse on the primary protects against voltage spikes. Power Supplies are UL Component Recognized to U.S. and Canadian Standards, and are CE and RoHS compliant.

Ion Air Cannon Shim Set

Shim Sets- The Ion Air Cannon is shipped with a .003" (0.08mm) thick stainless steel shim installed which works best for most applications. The Ion Air Cannon's velocity can be increased by replacing the factory supplied shims with thicker shims. Shim sets include (1) .006" (0.15mm) and (1) .009" (0.23mm) stainless steel shim.

Ion Air Gun Performance

Pressure Supply

Air Consumption

Sound Level




* 6" (152mm) from target.

Ion Air Gun Specifications

Power SupplyEXAIR Model 7960 or 7961 Power Supply (5kV) is required for Ion Air Gun operation. Power supplies are equipped with a 6' (1.83m) power cord, lighted power switch and (2) or (4) high voltage outlets.
Compressed Air1/4 NPT intlet
ElectricalFor use with 5 kVrms, 5 milliamperes (max) power supply
Electrical Hazard

Shockless (less than 40 microamperes short circuited).

Do not use near flammable materials or gases.

Materials of Construction
Metal partsAluminum
Plastic partsUL rated 94 HB
EmitterStainless Steel
Maximum ambient temperature165°F (74°C)

Ion Air Gun Dimensions

EXAIR Ion Air Gun Dimensions

How the Ion Air Gun Works

How EXAIR's Ion Air Gun Works

The Ion Air Gun incorporates a High Velocity Air Jet and electrically energized emitter point. A small amount of compressed air is injected into the air jet (1) inducing high volume flow of surrounding air (2) to pass through it.

The emitter point (shockless) at the discharge end of the gun (3) ionizes the entire airstream. The result is a high volume flow of ionized air (4) capable of neutralizing high static charges in fractions of a second. An optional filter and regulator clean the compressed air and allow infinite adjustment of airflow and velocity.

Gen4 Super Ion Air Knife Standards and Certifications

OSHA Safe!

EXAIR's Gen4 Super Ion Air Knife complies with OSHA's Safety Requirements, the EU General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) and meet the noise limitation requirements of the EU Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC). All sound level measurements are taken at 3 feet away.

RoHS Compliant

Gen4 Ionizing Bars and Gen4 Power Supplies are UL Component Recognized to U.S. and Canadian safety standards, and are CE and RoHS compliant.

Conflict Mineral Free

Look for this symbol to designate conflict mineral free products throughout our website. EXAIR supports Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and we are committed to compliance with the conflict minerals rule in order to curb the illicit trade of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold in the DRC region. EXAIR is using the CMRT 3.02 template to document our supply chain and commitment to conflict free products.

Selecting the Right EXAIR Static Eliminator

Static Eliminators with Air

Combining our engineered airflow products with ionizers gives us the ability to eliminate the charge quickly and at great distances. Laminar flow airstreams make it possible to blow away any contaminants and the charge that attracts them. They are ideal for:

  • Hard to reach places or obstructed surfaces
  • Product moving at high speeds
  • Surfaces with an extremely high charge

Compressed air consumption and noise are minimized while providing force that can be adjusted from a “blast” to a “breeze”. Tests show these ionizers positioned two feet (610mm) away from a charged surface to be as effective as a Gen4 Ionizing Bar without air delivery positioned one-half inch (13mm) from the surface.

Gen4 Super Ion Air Knife

The Gen4 Super Ion Air Knife provides the best performance of all ionizers. It uses our Super Air Knife (40:1 air amplification) to deliver a uniform sheet of ionized air effective up to 20 feet (6.1m) away.

Gen4 Standard Ion Air Knife

The Gen4 Standard Ion Air Knife uses our Standard Air Knife (30:1 air amplification) to deliver a sheet of ionized air to the surface. Air consumption and noise are somewhat higher than the Gen4 Super Ion Air Knife.

Gen4 Super Ion Air Wipe

The Gen4 Super Ion Air Wipe clamps around the part and creates a ring of ionized airflow. It neutralizes and cleans continuous moving surfaces.

Gen4 Ion Air Cannon

The Gen4 Ion Air Cannon uses our Super Air Amplifier (22:1 air amplification) to provide a focused, conical airstream that is capable of removing the charge up to 15 feet (4.6m) away.

Intellistat Ion Air Gun

The new patented Intellistat Ion Air Gun produces ionized compressed air to neutralize static and remove troublesome particulates during clean processes, test procedures and sensitive assembly work, particularly in laboratories, clean rooms or scientific testing facilities. With a +/-30 volt balance the Intellistat was designed to use minimal compressed air while delivering precise blow-off and exceptional static decay rates capable of reducing 5000 volts to less than 500 in under one second.

Gen4 Ion Air Gun

The Gen4 Ion Air Gun uses our High Velocity Air Jet (5:1 air amplification) to provide a narrow beam of ionized airflow. This hand-held static eliminator is rugged for industrial use and has incredibly fast static decay rates.

Gen4 Ion Air Jet

The Gen4 Ion Air Jet uses our High Velocity Air Jet (5:1 air amplification), and is an effective spot cleaner. Available for permanent mount or with flexible Stay Set Hose, this ionizer is the ideal way to focus an ionized airflow at confined areas.

Static Eliminators without Air

In some situations, even the smallest amount of airflow can disturb the product. This is especially true for lightweight materials. EXAIR manufactures two styles of ionizers for these critical applications.

Gen4 Ionizing Bar

Gen4 Ionizing Bars are ideal for relatively flat materials, where the bar can be mounted close to the product surface. The Gen4 Ionizing Bar is compact, allowing it to fit in the confined spaces of machinery, where the charge is generated.

Gen4 Ionizing Point

The Gen4 Ionizing Point is effective for spot neutralization. The compact size makes it ideal for winding or slitting operations. It can also be mounted through a duct to neutralize static charges due to moving air or materials.

Special Static Eliminators

Special Static Eliminators

EXAIR manufactures static eliminators suited to specific application requirements. This special ionizer was developed for the automotive industry. This air amplifier and ionizer combination is used to dry water based paints on car bodies while eliminating the possibility of a static charge that might attract dust or other contaminants.

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