fan brake

fan brake

[′fan ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A fan used to provide a load for a driving mechanism.
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3 m/s) is 1,260 cfm (595 L/s) requiring a fan brake horse power of 0.
Fan Break Hp and Energy Difference for a 20,000 (9,439 L/s) system; 2" (500 Pa Total Static Pressure operating 24/7 No Blast Damper Blast Damper Blast Damper undersized (3 psi over pressure) Fan Brake Hp 8.