New Fan Approved for Outdoor Use


A new axial fan is certified for electrical outdoor use in all weather and can accommodate numerous applications, according to manufacturer Air System International.

The new 12-inch Axial Fan, model number CVF-12AC, is made of lightweight polyethylene and free flows 1,866 cfm (3,170 cmh) and 1,497 cfm (2,458 cmh) with a 15-foot duct and one 90-degree bend, the company says.

A new 12-inch Saddle Vent, SV-18912-0, is also available and allows continuous ventilation without having to remove the air duct each time a worker needs to enter or exit a confined space, according to the company.

The new fan will also be sold as a Canister Fan, which comes with the 12-inch axial fan, a duct carrier and 15 or 25 feet of 12-inch duct.

Features & Applications

The 26-pound fan's features include:

  • A 1 HP TEFC motor at 115 VAC, 50/60 Hz;
  • Six custom-engineered fan blades; and
  • A 10-foot power cord with US GFI plug.

An optional 220 VAC, 50 Hz model is also available.

Applications for the fan, duct canister and Saddle Vent include ventilating construction/maintenance operations, shipbuilding, manhole entry, underground vaults, utility and telecommunications repairs, open trenching and eletrical transformer repairs.

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Tagged categories: Air Systems International; Asia Pacific; Confined space; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Health & Safety; Latin America; North America; Ventilation

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