How to Installation Air Curtains (2022 Step-by-Step Guide)

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After receiving the air curtains, the next is to start installing them. Almost, we have two methods. The first is to contact the dealer and ask professional workers to come and install it, and the other is to install the air curtain by yourself.

Most air curtains are now designed for the convenience of end-users to install them quickly, so as long as there is a guide installation manual, the installation can be completed easily by individuals.

Of course, if you are a complete novice, you will still encounter some problems. If the operation is not correct, it will cause the air curtain to malfunction or work efficiently, or even damage the air curtain.

So please follow our operating instruction manual to complete the steps. You can also ask us for operation and installation instruction manuals for different models.

9 steps to install an air curtain

  1. Something needs know, before installing the air curtain
  2. Prepare the necessary tools
  3. Open the packaging carton and check whether the accessories are missing
  4. Turn on the power and check whether the air curtain is operating normally
  5. Remove the mounting plate, and determine the hole position on the wall
  6. Use an electric drill to make a hole at the mark and use the screw make installation plate fixed
  7. Hang up the air curtain and make sure that the air curtain is installed firmly and without shaking
  8. Connect the power supply, check air curtains ensure normal operation
  9. Off the power, clean the air curtains casing and ground debris, and complete the installation

According to the 9 steps in the quick preview above, I believe you can solve the problem of installing the air curtain. If there are still other doubts or problems, please contact our after-sales service.

OK, I will give a detailed graphic explanation of these 9 steps, please read the below article.

Something needs know, before installing the air curtain

Why is this in the first place? Because we install the air curtain, the most important is to ensure the safety of the air curtains and then to ensure that the operation and use efficiency of the air curtains, and finally to ensure the air curtains are used in safe environment.

  • Ensure that the installation wall/place is firm to prevent the air curtain from shaking, causing danger and noise

We can imagine that if the air curtains are installed at the unstable wall, as the unit operations and vibrates, the first problem may be unnecessary noise. As air curtains still predations, the screw holes become larger and the noise becomes louder.

Until one day, the air curtain suddenly fell off the wall, which was likely to injure the passing customers or employees, causing a great safety hazard. Therefore, it is necessary for the air curtain to be installed in a solid place.

  • Install commercial air curtains indoors, and cold storage air curtains outdoors

For general commercial and industrial air curtains, we recommend installing them indoors, because, this can maximize the efficiency of the air curtains. Moreover, it is installed indoors, which can reduce the frequency of cleaning the air curtains, and it is not necessary to clean and maintain the air curtain frequently.

For cold storage air curtains, we recommend that users install them outdoors because the indoor super low temperature (minus 25 degrees) will make plastic parts such as wind wheels extremely fragile. At the same time, the door of the cold storage needs to be opened and closed frequently, resulting in a large amount of water vapor, which will cover the wind speed, motor, and other places, and from the ice in them, it can damage the air curtains.

  • The installation height should not be too low, and the distance from the ground should not be less than 2.3 meters

If the installation height is too high or too low, not only will it not be effective, but it will also be a waste of electric energy, so it is very important to choose the right air curtain, please refer to this article.

  • When need installed two or more air curtains, leave a gap of 20-40mm between each unit

If the door width is greater than the maximum length of the air curtains, then multiple air curtains need to be connected together for use. The gap between each air curtain is best controlled at 20-40mm, in order to make the air curtain efficient and Safe operation.

  • When installing the air curtain, try to be as close as possible to the top of the door, so that the air curtain is more efficient

When we determine the door height, it means from the top of the door to the floor. Therefore, when installing the air curtain, make sure the air outlet of the air curtains is closer to the top of the door. Because it can make more effective the air curtains.

  • Please ensure that the air curtain covers the entire door, otherwise it will affect the effect or even waste energy

If the air curtains cannot cover the entire door, the air curtains will not work, because the flying insects can still enter and exit, the indoor and outdoor air and temperature will still be exchanged, and so on.

  • Do not install the air curtains where it is splashed with water, exposed to excessive steam, explosive gas or corrosive gas.

If the air curtains are installed in these extreme environments, it will accelerate the damage of the air curtain or reduce the effect of the air curtains. If you need to use it in these environments, please use a special air curtain.

Prepare the necessary tools

Preparing tools will make the installation more efficient and safer. The tools we need are as follows:

1. Screwdriver

2. Protective gloves

3. Knives/Blades

4. Electric drill

5. Wipes

Open the packaging carton and check whether the accessories are missing

Put on protective gloves, then use a knife/blade to open the package of the carton, take out all the accessories in the carton, and check whether there are any missing accessories.

Turn on the power and check whether the air curtain is operating normally

If accessories missing, you need to connect the air curtain directly to the power supply firstly, and then, press the switch or remote control to check whether the air curtains are operating normally. Please check this article.

Remove the mounting plate, and determine the hole position on the wall

Next, use a screwdriver to remove the mounting plate from the air curtains. Use the holes of the mounting plate as a template, and mark the empty positions with a marker.

Use an electric drill to make a hole at the mark and use the screw make installation plate fixed

Use an electric drill to make holes at the marks, and then fix the mounting plate firmly with screws

Hang up the air curtain and make sure that the air curtain is installed firmly and without shaking

Hook up the air curtains to ensure that the air curtain is mounted correctly and firmly so that the air curtains cannot be shaken by hand.

Connect the power supply, check air curtains ensure normal operation

Turn on the power and check whether the air curtains are operating normally. If the air curtain is equipped with remote control, please test whether the remote-control function is working normally.

Off the power, clean the air curtains casing and ground debris, and complete the installation

After installation, power off the air curtains, and clean the air curtain cased with a wipe. Then clean the dust layer and debris left by the installation process.

You have successfully mastered the skills of installing air curtains, applaud for yourself. Congratulations! If you still have other questions, you can also check the instructions or manual book that put in the package carton

In conclusion:

The installation of the air curtain can be completed quickly as long as you follow this article. The current air curtain design also supports quick installation, which can make you inexperienced feel very relaxed.

If there are still problems, please get in touch with the local installers and ask them to help install the air curtain.

If you have any questions or suggestions on the selection of air curtain, please contact our professional sales team, we have more than 10 years of rich experience. Please call our 7*24hour hotline directly. We are committed to providing you with a comfortable environment and saving your energy consumption.

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