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CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. Introduces the Ruffneck™ EFX Explosion-Proof Exhaust Fan

Edmonton – May 11, 2007 - CCI Thermal Technologies Inc., a leader in advanced heating solutions, is proud to present the rugged and reliable Ruffneck™ EFX Explosion-Proof Exhaust Fan.

Specifically designed for both hazardous and general purpose industrial applications, the EFX Explosion-Proof Exhaust Fan is built for safety and durability, constructed with steel frame epoxy-coated panels and spark-resistant aluminum fan blades for ventilation of vapors and hazardous fumes.

Each Ruffneck™ EFX Explosion-Proof Exhaust Fan offers a number of optional features for customization to the unique needs of customers, including heresite® coating on all non-motor components, backdraft dampers and rain hoods.  Units are shipped fully assembled for convenience and easy installation. The first EFX deliveries are scheduled for June 1, 2007.

Standard product features include:

  • Hazardous Locations Class I, Div. 1&2, Groups C,D; Class II, Div. 1&2, Groups E, F, G
  • Motors are CSA approved and/or UL listed
  • Spark-resistant aluminum fan blades for OSHA compliance
  • Epoxy-coated steel construction with optional stainless steel, heresite® coating and wash down construction.
  • 60Hz motor complete with electrical junction box. 50Hz also available.

“We are very excited to expand the Ruffneck™ product line in response to numerous customer requests,” said Bernie Moore, President and Chief Operating Officer.  “The quality and reliability of the new EFX Explosion-Proof Exhaust Fan meets the high standards our customers have come to expect from Ruffneck™.”

As a leader in advanced heating solutions, CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. is committed to ongoing research, product development and, above all, excellence in customer service. With facilities across North America, CCI Thermal manufactures five of the top brands in industrial heating:

Cata-Dyne™ Explosion-Proof Gas Catalytic Heaters
Ruffneck™ Heaters for the Harshest Environments
Caloritech™ Engineered Electric Heat
Norseman™ Electric Explosion-Proof Heaters
DriQuik™ Infrared Oven Components

For more information on CCI Thermal Technologies Inc., please visit or contact:

Bernard C. Moore, P.Eng., President & COO
CCI Thermal Technologies Inc.
Phone: (780) 466-3178
Fax: (780) 468-5904

Eric Anzinger, MBA, B-Tech, Executive Vice President
CCI Thermal Technologies Inc.
Phone: (780) 466-3178
Fax: (780) 468-5904