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Helix fabric ducting

20/08/19

HELIX fabric ducting

SPIRAL REINFORCEMENT HELIX A metal spiral covered in fabric is inserted inside of the diffuser. It maintains a permanently cylindrical shape with a stretched fabric duct. The spacing of the internal spiral is managed by longitudinal textile straps. Helix ducts can be any length, but are made up of 5m long sections zipped together. The […]

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Prihoda Food air socks

12/08/19

Food Manufacturing Air Socks Design

Food Manufacturing Air Sock Design. Food facilities have some quite specific demands that make Fabric Ducts (Air Socks) particularly suited to these applications. There is no better way to deliver high volumes of very cold air without a draught, and the surface area of duct within the space creates perfect air distribution throughout the room/facility. […]

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05/08/19

Classroom Fabric Ducting

Schools and Academies are common applications for Prihoda Fabric Ducting. This example is the project we supplied for Eastwood School, Glasgow. Prihoda delivered in excess of 220 ducts for Cooling, Heating and Tempered Fresh Air for each classroom. All ducts were half round shaped and mounted direct to the exposed concrete ceiling. The fabric ducting […]

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29/07/19

Laboratory make up air ventilation design

Laboratories typically require quite large volumes of make-up air to replace the air extracted through fume cupboards and other equipment.  Using a traditional ventilation system with rigid ducting and grilles could create issues with draughts affecting staff and fume cupboard sensors (which trip the fume cupboard extract when sensing a slight draught). Prihoda Fabric Ducts are […]

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Prihoda textile ducts for the farm

22/07/19

Fabric Ducting in Retail applications.

Prihoda Textile diffusers offer a huge saving over traditional ducting in retail projects – and as every duct is custom designed to match the application they offer much better air distribution and control of velocities over customers in the occupied zone.  We’ve completed projects for IKEA, John Lewis, Decathlon, The Farm (gourmet farm shop) and […]

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Prihoda Extract Duct

15/07/19

Fabric Extract Duct

Prihoda are the only Fabric Ducting company to offer an extract duct as a standard production product. Normally of course we require positive system pressure to inflate the fabric duct and deliver the air. The problem with a negative pressure or extract duct is that, being fabric, it would normally just collapse. We stop this […]

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Prihoda Food air socks

08/07/19

Prihoda Washing and Maintenance Services

The Problem Our washing services have been available for many years now. Based upon the high hygiene standards in the UK food industry food manufacturers ask us to schedule their Air Sock cleaning either once or twice a year, depending upon the type of area the fabric duct is installed in or the type of […]

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01/07/19

Food Applications

Food based applications is probably our largest sector at Prihoda UK We offer food ventilation systems, food air sock systems and air sock cleaning services  – look here for more on our food fabric ducting services. Here we’ve created a gallery page with a mix of UK and European food projects for you to enjoy…. […]

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25/06/19

Prihoda REVIT fabric ducting design plugin

Prihoda fabric ducting is custom made for every single project – no two projects are identical making every fabric duct different in terms of design, size, shape and diffusion rate etc. This leads to some problems when looking at developing model families for REVIT and Prihoda have decided to create a REVIT plugin that allows […]

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25/06/19

Office fabric ducting

Offices present some interesting problems with regard to air movement and temperature. Office environments are extremely sensitive to draughts and yet can require some quite significant cooling and heating air movement. Cassette air conditioning often creates draughts under cooling and this encapsulates the problem, how does one installation cater for both demands? What is a […]

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