> VAIREX Air Systems
Company Type: Supplier
Description: VAIREX designs, manufactures, and sells advanced air blowers for the global hydrogen fuel cell and diesel emissions controls markets. The Company manufactures a range of blowers for cathode and burner air suitable for 1 to 30 kW fuel cells.
Fuel Cell Type: Alkaline Fuel Cell, Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell, Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
Ski Muir Milburn
Founder and CEO
3048 Valmont Road
Boulder, CO 80301
In Business Since: 1987
# of US Employees: 6-10
Name Change/Merger: VAIREX corporation
The Company has 3 models (VRB2, VRB4 & VRB8) in fully tooled production, 2 models (VRB1 & VRB32) available in sample form, and other models in planning or under development.
All models are available with a range of BLDC motors to match power and voltage requirements, as well as two stage versions capable of doubling the pressure or the flow of the base model.
Matched BLDC motor controllers from a number of suppliers are also availabe for all of our products, as well as inlet filters and silencers, as well as mounting brackets, wiring harnesses and other related components.
In 2015, VAIREX received an Advanced Industries Grant from the State of Colorado to support additional blower and controller development.
In 2016, VAIREX received a President's e-Award for excellence in exporting from Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.