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A Handbook for the Mechanical Designer

A Handbook for the Mechanical Designer

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Published by: nile_aster on Jan 11, 2010
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Before selecting a fan, the following information is needed.
• Air volume required - CFM
• System resistance - SP
• Air density (Altitude and Temperature)
• Type of service
• Environment type
• Materials/vapors to be exhausted
• Operation temperature
• Space limitations
• Fan type
• Drive type (Direct or Belt)
• Noise criteria
• Number of fans
• Discharge
• Rotation
• Motor position
• Expected fan life in years

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