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Fan Selection

Fan Installations and Applications

Fan Installations
In this presentation: • Fan installations types • Models of fans for each installation type • Suggested fans for applications • Special requirements

Fan Installations – In-Line Fans
Common Installations:

Duct-in, Duct-out

Open Plenum to Duct-out

Between Two Bends (Least Preferred)

In-Line Fans – Sizes
• Small Size Classes
CF, VM, TD, JCE & MTP/S Series Axial, Centrifugal and Mixed-Flow 10~600l/s Capacity Classes

• Medium Classes
SCD/E, PCD/E, MMD/E Series, AP Series < 710mm Axial, Centrifugal and Mixed-Flow 300~6000l/s Capacity Classes

• Large Classes
AP Series 710mm~2000mm, MMD Series >630mm Up >6000l/s Capacities

Fan Installations – Roof Mounted
Common Installations:

Duct-in, Free Outlet

Plenum or Free Space to Free Outlet

Roof Mounted Fans
• Small Size Classes
ECE, MV and small CD/E and AD/E Series Axial and Centrifugal 10~500l/s Capacity Classes

• Medium Classes
AD/E, CD/E, CGD/E, RDE/RDLE Series < 710mm Axial and Centrifugal 300~6000l/s Capacity Classes

• Large Classes
RDE/RDLE Series 710mm~2000mm, >6000l/s Capacities

Fan Installations – SWSI/DWDI
Common Installations:

Duct-in, 90deg. Duct-out

Open Plenum to Duct-out

SWSI/DWDI Centrifugal Fans
• Small Size Classes
Sigma Series FC Fans Forward Curve Centrifugal ~500l/s Capacity Classes

• Medium Classes
FLD/FLE SWSI Series < 710mm Centrifugal 300~6000l/s Capacity Classes

• Large Classes
LSW/ALSW, LDW/ALDW Series 12in~80+in, >80000l/s Capacities

Fan Installations – Wall Mounted
Common Installations and variations on a theme:

Wall Mounted

Wall Mounted (Thin Wall or Ceiling)

Window Mounted

Special Applications
Kitchen Exhaust
Fan Types:-

In-Line Axial, Centrifugal Roof Mounted Axial, Centrifugal SWSI Centrifugal Units

UNITS TO BE OF ALL METAL CONSTRUCTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH AS/NZS: 1668

In-Line Fans:• • • • Allow Adequate Filtration Prior To Fan Inlet Consider Motor Classification ie Class F +HTG Consider Access For Maintenance Select Fans With Aluminium Or Steel Impellers

Roof Mounted Fans:• • • Consider Motor Classification ie Class F +HTG Select Fans With Aluminium Or Steel Impellers Units Can Be Manufactured To Match Roof Colour

SWSI Centrifugals Fans:-

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NEVER EVER Use Aerofoil Impellers For Kitchen Exhaust Specify Hot Dipped Galvanised units (with epoxy rotor) if unit is to be externally mounted (or alternatively shot blasting with 2 pack epoxy coating)

Special Applications
Smoke Spill Fans Fan Types:In-Line Axial Roof Mounted Axial Roof Mounted *Centrifugal

In-Line Fans:• Select Fans With Aluminium Impellers ie APS Series • Consider Motor Classification ie Class F +HTG or Class H • Consider Vertical Outriggers If Being Mounted Vertically Roof Mounted Fans:-

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Select Fans With Aluminium Impellers ie RSS, SS & HC Series Consider Motor Classification ie Class F +HTG or Class H Do I Need To Consider Manual Or Electric Latching Devices Consider The Effect Of Wind Shear On The Building Should We Allow For MagLok’s To Avoid Vertical Shutter Chatter.

VSD Drives
• In Most Fan Applications The Use Of VSD Drives Is Suitable • Use Of VSD Drives With Fans Fitted With External Rotor Motors : External Sinuisoidal Filter • Please specify Within Your Equipment Schedule That You Are Controlling A Fan Using A VSD • Check Fan Selection at high& low duty!

Fan Installations – Recap
• Mounting Types are a crucial factor in fan selection • Some mounting types may be limited in impellor choice • Special applications should be considered before fan is selected