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Fans can be selected by three different methods.

In the planning stage a quick overview is achieved using the quick selection tables combined with the overview charts i
chapters "Axial Flow Fans" and "Centrifugal Fans".
For more detailed selection, the nomogram can be the method of choice.

An exact selection with a complete technical documentation is offered by using the computer based on the WITT INDIA
selection programme - or our quotation.

In the following we would like to give some practical guidelines. For a more complete introduction to fan technology and
sound engineering please refer to section �Fan Technology� in our catalogue.

All fan curves relate to single stage fans. The standard fan curves are measured on a standard test chamber acc. to DI
163 with free inlet and outlet. All data refer to standard air density = 1.2 kg/m 3.

Disturbed inlet and/or outlet lead to pressure losses and volume flow rate reductions, which have to be taken into accou
when specifying the fan data.
Installation resistance curve

Every installation has a characteristic resistance curve, which often resembles a parabola with a more or less pronounc

The intersection between the resistance curve and the fan curve is the operating point (also called working point). Whe
selecting the fan, one tries to put the operating point close to the point at highest efficiency of the fan curve in order to
minimise power consumption and noise generation.

For axial flow fans and some other type of fans it is furthermore important to ensure that the fan never will operate in it's

The fan shaft power is calculated as follows:

be subject to large variations. If higher values are needed. to ISO 5801 Total pressure increase: Total pressure increase: . please inquire. With technical changes and different material selection higher values can be the volume flow rate in m3/h is the total pressure increase in Pa is the fan efficiency The resistance curve is often not well known. The appendix to the computer fan selection programme describes the WITT INDIA maximum tip speed limits for normal applications. Depending on the impeller materia the fan tip speed is the main limiting factor for the maximum permissible fan speed. due to air density variations. Total pressure increase over the fan Installation type acc. It may. If no sp conditions prevail a rough guideline is to have a motor reserve of 10 − 15 % for axial fans and 10 to 25 % for radial fans Most of WITT INDIA impellers have been optimised using finite element simulations.

We ask the customers to carefully check whether the fans offered are satisfactory in all aspect in doubt ask for clarification. For the final selec the necessary data acc. with which the complete deliv scope can be specified. . AN SELECTION The use of the various fan selection methods by the client should only be employed for preselection. To avoid want of clearness we have developed general axial and centrifugal data sheets. the total pressure increase pt is equal to the static pressure increase ps. to DIN 24 166 should be given to one of our sales engineers to select the most appropriate fan the desired application.When the inlet area is equal to the outlet area. then Total pressure increase: When the inlet area is equal to the outlet area.