centrifugal fan


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centrifugal fan

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl ′fan]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine for moving a gas, such as air, by accelerating it radially outward in an impeller to a surrounding casing, generally of scroll shape.

centrifugal fan

centrifugal fan
A fan, within a scroll-type housing, which receives air along the axis and discharges it radially; may be either belt-driven or connected directly to a motor.
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Across flow fan, is a centrifugal fan in which the air flows through the fan, rather than through an inlet.
Fercell's proposed solution was to completely remove the existing fan and replace it with a Geovent MSQ centrifugal fan set.
In this section, the indistinct motor load correlation for a centrifugal fan or pump with pressure control is first identified based on the pump performance curves and system control curve.
Whenever there is a requirement to increase the performance of an existing centrifugal fan, one of the options to consider is to upgrade the performance by modifying or replacing the fan impeller.
The air is taken from the surrounding area in adjustable amounts by means of a special highefficiency centrifugal fan system is injected into the channel in alternate directions at extremely high speed.
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Featuring a low-noise centrifugal fan and a low airflow indicator, the unit is a standalone cabinet that can be supplied as a benchtop or free-standing unit.
The sample vials are carried in the center of a centrifugal fan which produces the blow-down gas flow which is directed at the sample to cause evaporation.
variable frequency drive control to regulate the operating speed of the single phase 230V, 50/60Hz, 500w high power backward curve centrifugal fan producing an air volume of 2,300[m.sup.3]/hr.
Lin and Huang (2002) numerically simulated the internal flow for a forward-curved centrifugal fan used in notebook PC cooling.
The system included a centrifugal fan set and all ductwork and hood connections.