booster fan

booster fan

[′büs·tər ‚fan]
(mechanical engineering)
A fan used to increase either the total pressure or the volume of flow.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Another simple do-it-yourself option is to install a register booster fan. This small rectangular fan mounts over the register cover in the room and is plugged into a standard electrical wall outlet.
He added that Mr Todd received a very low safety record score after an incident where he allegedly switched off a "booster fan" in the mine without the relevant authorisation from the control room, something he said could have been a "serious incident".
PUT IN A DUCT BOOSTER FAN TO IMPROVE HEATING AND COOLING
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).
The first motor to be installed is a 6,150kW, 10-pole, 11kV unit used to drive the booster fan on the FGD plant.
If you cannot avoid a long duct run, get a larger fan or install a booster fan to compensate for the added static pressure.
Among the early problems these engineers have flagged: Retrofit applications add load to the fans, so pool operators will need to either add horsepower or purchase a booster fan. But the good news is that gasphase filtration can stand alone; it doesn't depend on a dehumidification system at all to perform its air-cleaning function.
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.
The structure of the shaft headframe was strong enough to support the weight (25 t) of the heating system facility (radiators, natural gas fired burner and the booster fan).