booster fan

booster fan

[′büs·tər ‚fan]
(mechanical engineering)
A fan used to increase either the total pressure or the volume of flow.

booster fan

An auxiliary fan which increases the air pressure in a system; used to provide additional capability to handle peak exhaust (or supply) loads in an air-conditioned space such as a theater lobby; also used to supply air to furnaces.
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For example, one of the major pieces on show is a life-size sculpture of a booster fan used to push fresh air into mines, covered in the floral patterned fabric worn by the 1972 National Coal Queen.
Each chamber had a booster fan controlled by a variable speed drive (VSD).
There is one young Somerset kid, a huge Rooster Booster fan, who was badly injured when run over by a car and confined to a wheelchair - apparently the sight of his face lighting up when his Dad puts him on the old warrior's back for a walk round the yard is something all the millions won and lost over Rooster's long and life-enriching career could never begin to buy.
Also, a booster fan and large spark trap box would be added, and the baghouse would be modified for fire protection.
When used as a register booster fan, the three-speed ComfortGeni improves the central heating and cooling in that room.
An optional booster fan can be ordered to allow dryer venting for as far as 50 feet.
Another simple do-it-yourself option is a register booster fan.
INDIANAPOLIS -- AirFlow[TM] Technology, a provider of innovative, affordable and energy-efficient home comfort products, introduces today the AirFlow Breeze Ultra register booster fan with remote control.
domestic orders for a booster fan and flame scanners; and a contract for modeling and injectors from a Korean client.
The CF34-1OE, rated in the 18,000-pound-thrust class, will incorporate the CF34-8E compressor, combined with a larger booster fan and modified turbine components.
Dear Henri: Do you recommend booster fans to push more air to rooms farthest away from the furnace?
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