Industrial Fans and Blowers Explained

29 11 2010

Find out what industrial fans and blowers are, what they do and when they should be used.  Plus, tips on where to find the best industrial fans and blowers on the market.

What are Industrial Fans and Blowers?

These pieces of machinery are vital to the effective running of many pieces of technology in various areas of manufacturing across the country.

The function of industrial fans and blowers is to provide air or gas for either combustion, ventilation, aeration, exhaust, cooling and air-cleaning to name just a few uses.

When Should Industrial Fans and Blowers be used?

Fans and Blowers are commonly used in electrical power production, metal manufacturing, mining, food processing and any industrial setting which requires controlled conditions.

They can also be used as a low cost replacement for air conditioning, particularly where a commercial or industrial building requires a specific set temperature.

Blowers are usually used to exhaust foul air and replace it with fresh air while fans simply fan highly pressurised areas. There are number of different fans and blowers that are used for specific jobs. These include: axial fans; mixed flow or diagonal fans; radial fans and cross flow blowers.

Industrial Fans and Blowers Manufacturers 

Manufacturers of industrial fans and blowers include Ebm-Papst, UK which supplies everything from small, compact electronic cooling fans to light industrial applications, as well as larger more permanent pieces.

They are the market leaders in providing industry with high quality and advanced air movement products.

Industrial Fans and Blowers Suppliers in the UK

Challenger Components is one of the UK’s leading distributors of Industrial Fans and Blowers.  They supply Axial fans, Mixed Flow/ Diagonal fans, Radical fans, and Cross flow blowers and have over 50 years of combined expertise in all areas of Industrial Fans and Blowers and can offer technical support at all stages of product design-in. 

Visit: for more information and to discuss your requirements in more detail.




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