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Mini-Mark II Air-Lift System

Thi Mini-Mark 2 Airlift System is a durable and reliable pressure/vacuum system that requires power only at one end.
Like our standard Mark II, the Mini-Mark II Air-Lift
System is a durable and reliable pressure/vacuum system
that requires power only at one end of the system. The
Mini-Mark II System moves carriers in one direction
using pressure and with vacuum power on return to
provide a highly dependable "push-pull" operation. The
smaller Mark II System is ideal for a wide range of
industrial, retail and commercial applications, requiring
only minimal counter space. The installation of
intermediate stations provides the capability to expand
your system for even greater flexibility.
Mini-Mark 2 Powered Station Drawing
Powered Station Dimensions
System Size
3"
4"
A
9 1/4"
9 1/4"
B
20 5/8"
20 5/8"
C
4 3/4"
4 3/4"
D
10 1/8"
10 1/8"
E
4 5/8"
4 5/8"
F
6 7/8"
7 1/4"
G
7 7/8"
1 7/8"
H
3/4"
3/4"
J
4 1/4"
4 3/4"
Electrical Requirements
Power, all models: 115V, single-phase, 60 Hz
Mini-Mark 2 Non-Powered Station Drawing
Non-Powered Station Dimensions
System Size
3"
4"
A
9 1/4"
9 1/4"
B
20 5/8"
20 5/8"
C
4 3/4"
4 3/4"
D
10 1/8"
10 1/8"
E
4 5/8"
4 5/8"
F
4 3/4"
4 3/4"
G
1 7/8"
1 7/8"
H
3/4"
3/4"
Down Send Stations Available
Requires control cable between stations.
Pneumatic Dispatch
Perfect For Warehouses, Transportation, Industry...
If you're wasting money moving things in your business, then you should look into the Economical, Fast, Reliable
Dispatch Systems. Air-Lift systems completely eliminate the need for messengers in most operations... Eliminate
their wages, benefit packages, coffee breaks, and time taken from more productive work... and deliver the goods
ten times faster!

Dispatch systems are compact and high-capacity, providing two-way carrier travel in a single tube. Installation is
so easy, your own employees can set it up in less than a day! No complicated power wiring. Just plug the system
into an existing wall outlet and start using. No other pneumatic tube system can deliver paperwork, parts or
samples from one location to another with the ease, speed, low cost and safety of a Dispatch System. Low-cost,
automatic, instantaneous dispatch system designed to convey materials between two similar Send/Receive Stations
through a single connection tube.

Air-Lift Pneumatic Systems can deliver anything that fits in an Air-Lift Carrier to any remote location - even on
different floors or in other buildings - in a few seconds. Small parts, orders, invoices, credit cards, shipping papers,
memos, currency, mail, laboratory or test samples, medical supplies, or any other load weighing up to 5 lbs, are
whisked at speeds up to 25 feet per second on a jet-stream of low-pressure air to a destination up to 2,000 feet
away. Our flexible systems deliver upward, downward, or in any direction, not just horizontally. And they are
energy efficient; the blower operates only when a Carrier is in transit, not 24 hours a day as many other systems do.
Unlike old-fashioned, bulky, twin-tube vacuum systems consisting of heavy steel tubing and low-capacity carriers
plus expensive three-phase turbo-compressors requiring additional complex controls, the Air-Lift Pneumatic
Systems are compact and high-capacity, providing two-way carrier travel in a single tube.

Conveying tubing and bends are made from either strong, lightweight, non-corroding, dent-resistant PVC or
optional steel, with diameters of 3", 4", or 6" And our unitized Send/Receive Stations with built-in turbo blowers
can sit on desks or tables, or mount easily in a minimum of space on walls, building columns, or any convenient
flat surface, without using prime plant floor space. Installation is so easy, your own employees can set it up in less
than a day! No complicated power wiring. Just Plug the system into an existing wall outlet. Air-Lift Carriers are
made from durable, high-density polyethylene for excellent wear in system-compatible diameters of 3", 4", and 6",
and standard lengths of 10", 12", and 14" Their smooth surfaces and aerodynamic design generate minimal friction,
permitting dramatic increases in system capacity and length.

Thousands of pneumatic tube system users are proving the cost efficiency of Air-Lift Pneumatic Systems in such
diverse installations as:
• Quality Control Labs
• Factories
• Transportation Terminals
• Warehouses
• Banks
• Hospitals
• Auction Houses
• Auto Dealers
• Brokerage Firms
• Railroads
• Restaurants
• Motels & Hotel
s
or any place requiring an immediate flow of items at the lowest possible cost. Air-Lift Pneumatic Systems
completely eliminate the need for messengers in most operations... eliminate their wages, benefit packages, coffee
breaks, and time taken from more productive work...and deliver the goods ten times as fast! If you're wasting
money moving things in your business, then you should look into economical, fast, reliable, safe, and clean Air-Lift Pneumatic Systems. No other pneumatic tube system can deliver papers, parts, or samples from one location to
another with the ease, speed, low cost, and safety of an Air-Lift system. Basic Air-Lift System transfers items
between two similar Send/Receive Stations through a single interconnecting tube.

For installations where limited space or building obstructions won't permit standard 48" radius bends, 24" radius
expanded bends are available that allow the free travel of Carriers without binding. Expanded bends can be used
for upward, downward, or horizontal runs. Two configurations of Send/Receive Stations are available for use in the pressure/pressure Air-Lift systems, depending on the user's station mounting requirements. The Type I Stations
suits narrow and taller mounting spaces, whereas the Type II Station fits wider and shorter mounting locations.
Both Stations are fabricated from 16-gauge cold rolled steel with an enamel finish. Station doors are manufactured
from heavy steel.
Engineering Excellence
Mark II Air-Lift is a super reliable pressure/vacuum system requiring power only at one end of the system in a
Send/Receive station called the "Power Pedestal" that can be located at either end of the system. The Power
Pedestal moves Carriers under pressure in one direction and under vacuum on the return in a "push-pull" system
operation. This design allows the installation of intermediate Stations for greater system usage and flexibility.

The special features of the Mark II System which is also designed for 3", 4", or 6" diameter Air-Lift include:
• Electrical power required only at one end of the system
• Send /Receive Station at non-powered end makes no noise whatsoever
• One or more intermediate stations that expand system usage

Safe and Easy System Operation
airlift carriers
System Sizes To Meet Every Need
3" Air-Lift Carriers
For loads up to 1 lb and distances to 1,000 feet. Provides 2-1/4" useful diameter by 10" or 12" length - 26% more volume than
ordinary carriers.

4" Air-Lift Carriers

For loads up to 3 lbs and distances to 2,000 feet. Provides 3-1/4" useful diameter by 12" or 14" length - 40% more volume than
ordinary carriers.

6" Air-Lift Carriers

For loads up to 5 lbs And distances to 1,000 feet. Provides 4-3/8" useful diameter by 12" or 16" length - more capacity at 1/3 the
weight of ordinary carriers.

The user simply loads a Carrier and places it in the send/receive compartment. After closing the door, the push of a
button dispatches the Carrier immediately to its destination, simultaneously locking the door of the receiving
Station at the other end until the air flow stops just before the Carrier arrives. At the same time, red and white lights illuminate on the receiving Station to indicate that a Carrier is in transit. When the Carrier arrives at the receiving
Station, the red signal light is extinguished to indicate the Carrier's arrival. The white signal light remains ON until
the receiving Station door is opened.

Rugged high density plastic construction assures long life for Air-Lift Carriers. Smooth surfaces and aerodynamic
design, combined with the polished inner surfaces of extruded PVC tubing, generate minimal friction for more system capacity and greater length than other pneumatic tube systems commercially available.

All of these safety and control features are standard and built into Air-Lift Pneumatic Systems, at no extra cost.
• Exclusive electro-mechanical Safety Door Locks prevent access to the send/receive compartments while a Station
   is in process of receiving a Carrier. Fully automatic. No user action required.
• Red signal light on receiving Station indicates system is in use; automatically extinguished when Carrier arrives
   at receiving Station.
• White signal light indicates Carrier arrival in Station; automatically extinguished upon removal of Carrier from    compartment.

Air-Lift Pneumatic Systems assure you of the finest in engineering, material, workmanship, and service:
• Standard tubing, bend, and couplings made from strong, lightweight, non-corroding, dent-resistant PVC.
• High-volume, low friction Carriers made from long-wearing, high density plastic with locks and finger holds
• Wrap around station bodies fabricated from 16-gauge cold rolled steel with scratch resistant enamel over a primed
   surface to insure a permanent, hard finish.
• Station doors fabricated from heavy steel.
• Full-size rubber door gaskets resist compression-set and prevent air leakage.
• Safety Door Lock mounted on the frame for strength.
• Acoustical foam Station interiors absorb noise and provide additional Carrier cushioning for longer life.
• Total solid-state electronic controls mounted on a plug-in PC board that can be replaced in minutes if necessary
• Electronic system timing for precise blower shutdown
• Industrial-quality electrical/electronic components
• Solid-State circuitry
• Industry-rated transformer
• Sprayed PC boards
• 6,000-hr. expected life
• Signal bulbs
• 30 amp terminal strip
• Color-coded wiring
• Stations shipped individually in specially designed cartons to insure damage-free arrival

• No Blower Mounting or Manifolding of Air
• No Expensive Three-Phase Wiring
No Cumbersome Controls or Fittings

Your own maintenance crew or local tradesmen can install an Air-Lift Pneumatic System in a minimum amount of
time in new or existing buildings using all factory-supplied components. Many Air-Lift Pneumatic Systems are
used to transport samples of all types between manufacturing operations and a quality control or test site.

Underground installation of the tubing is highly desirable in these applications, because the tubing is protected
from the elements, from wide swings in temperature, and from accidental damage. Utilizes heavy-wall PVC tubing
and bends for underground installation.

A unique option available on the Air-Lift Pneumatic Systems is Variable-Volume Speed Control. Excellence has
developed this entirely new concept in point-to-point pneumatic tube systems, that of using variable air volume to:
• Control Carrier Speed
• Reduce the force of Carrier impact upon arrival
• Reduce the noise of Carrier Impact
• Produce a smooth, non-turbulent, jolt-free transmission of the Carrier's cargo.

Variable-Volume systems produce a smooth, gentle Carrier ride on a cushion of air and a pillow-soft landing on the
arrival pad! The keys to this innovation in pneumatic tube systems are two adjustable timers. A pneumatic tube
system requires the most air pressure to lift the Carrier out of the Station and through its initial vertical rise. But,
once the Carrier is level, the system's power requirements drop significantly to just enough pressure to overcome
any friction between the Carrier and the tubing walls.

Variable-Volume Carrier Speed Controls are standard in 6" systems, and available at nominal cost in 3" and 4"
systems Another design for carrier slowdown is a relief valve, triggered by air pressure, that controls the Carrier as
it reaches the point of final decent into the terminal Station. This valve vents system pressure and allows the
Carrier to fall unpowered into the Station. To counteract the pull of gravity, a second valve simultaneously builds
up back pressure to cushion the Carrier's fall to a soft and gentle landing on the arrival pad. The total result is a
cargo that rides smoothly and arrives unshaken.

In addition to the standard sound-absorbing special gaskets and foam Carrier arrival pads used in all Air-Lift
Send/Receive Stations to dampen noise-producing vibration and Carrier impact shock, offers the user a choice of
different options that can greatly eliminate the blower noise inherent in pneumatic tube systems:
• A remote blower that restricts all blower noise to a location where sound is not objectionable
• For installations where condensation of moisture particles in the air flow can cause a problem, an outside air
   intake can be incorporated into an Air-Lift Pneumatic System to provide a moisture-free atmosphere
• Telescoping expansion joints for long, straight runs in variable-temperature conditions.
• Fire dampers - guillotine type - when tubing must penetrate fire walls or floors.
• Air-Lift Pneumatic Dispatch Systems can be customized to meet your requirements.
• Stainless steel Send/Receive Stations for food processors, medical facilities, and laboratories
• Galvanized steel Send/Receive Stations for highly-corrosive environments, such as paper mills and chemical
   plants
• Downsend available on all models Send/Receive Stations with double doors and controls for access from both
   sides of walls or windows between offices.
• Special paint finished to match your color scheme
• Extra-long Carriers for blueprints, photo plates, x-ray films
• Static-free Carrier linings for transporting electronic components or photographic materials
Inexpensive between floors system that uses gravity to drop carriers and pressure only for return
• Clear, high-impact plastic doors
• Steel tubing systems available in 2-1/4", 3", 4", 4-1/2" and 6" round, and 4"x7" oval

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Mini-Mark II System-Pressure/Vacuum
Includes two (2) stations, (2) 90 degree bends, four (4) carriers, 100 feet of straight tubing and hardware, and
120 feet of wire.
Basic
3"
4"
6"
$5,766 $6,843 $12,776
6 Cond. Wire per ft.
$0.72 $0.72 $0.72

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System Additions Prices
Description
3"
4"
6"
Tubing
10 feet-heavy duty - includes couplings
Bends
24" Centerline Expanded 90 Bend
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24" Centerline Expanded 90 Bend Heavy Duty
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36" Centerline Expanded 90 Bend Heavy Duty
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48" Centerline Standard 11 Bend
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48" Centerline Standard 11 Bend Heavy Duty
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48" Centerline Standard 22 Bend
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48" Centerline Standard 22 Bend Heavy Duty
48" Centerline Standard 45 Bend
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48" Centerline Standard 45 Bend Heavy Duty
48" Centerline Expanded 90 Bend
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48" Centerline Expanded 90 Bend Heavy Duty
Couplings
PVC
PVC Heavy Duty
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Stainless Steel (No - Hubs)
Air Line Elbow (remote air or remote blower)
Carriers
9" Inside Length
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12" Inside Length
14" Inside Length
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