Buffalo Blower Tubeaxial Fans

By: Oleg Tetchel


Buffalo Blower tubeaxial fans for non-sparking x-proof applications are supplied in AMCA A, AMCA B, or AMCA C spark resistant construction in all aluminum welded construction, or in monel. For corrosive environment tubeaxial fan is supplied in 304 SS, 316 SS, or 316 L stainless steel construction. For chemical process applications Buffalo Blower tubeaxial fan is available in fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) construction, or in polypropylene construction, or in plastic. For high temperature applications up to 650 F tubeaxial fan is supplied typically in steel welded construction.

Buffalo Blower tubeaxial fans are axial flow through fan designed for low pressure building ventilation and industrial process application. Uses include heat, smoke, and fume removal; process ventilation and process air handling; proces drying with ambient or preheated up to 650 F air; comfort process cooling and general ventilation of buildngs. Available in direct drive arrangements 4/4M/4V/4D/4R and corresponding belt drive arrangements 9/9M/9V/9D/9R. Capacities: to 350,000 CFM. Static pressure to 4 inches water gauge.

Inlet flanges, outlet flanges, companion flanges are continuosly welded to match ANSI class 125/150, DIN, ISO, or custom hole pattern.

Buffalo Blower tubeaxial fan shafting is straightened to close tolerance to minimize "run-out" and ensure smooth operation. Bearings are of pillow plock, or flaged bearings. Ceramic shaft seal and lubricated shaft seals (Buna, Teflon, Viton) are standard. Red silicone gasketing is used on high temperature applications.

Heat fan construction goed up to 600 degrees F and includes includes high temperature paint, shaft cooler, shaft and bearing tunel cooling auxiliary blower (optional), insulated shaft and bearing tunel, steel, or alloy wheel.

Cladding for sound attenuation aconsists of 2 inches mineral-wool insulation covered with a welded steel jacket. Acoustic cloth jackets are available as inexpensive alternative. Buffalo Blower inlet silencers/outlet silencers are supplied with matching fan flanges.

Inlet vane damper assembly or external inlet vane damper are available for precise air volume control.

Standard Buffalo Blower tubeaxial fan accessories include: flash / raised access door, inspection port, drain and plug, 3-way drain, mount feet, belt guard, motor cover, spring vibration isolation, rubber-in-share (RIS) vibration isolation, vibrating pads, electrical actuators, pneumatic actuators.

Available roof mount accessories are: roof curb mount cap, roof curb, weather band, weather shroud with integral flap damper, butterfly damper assembly, magnetic latches.

Easy Access Construction option for wash-down duty applications consists of tube casing is of split open hinged construction and allows for direct access to the wheel-shaft-bearings and drive.

For additional information please refer to http://buffaloblower.com/blowers/index.html.

Oleg Tchetchel
Fan and Blower Design Engineer
Buffalo Blower Co.
http://buffaloblower.com/oem/index.html
http://buffaloblower.com/inquiry/index.html

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Oleg Tchetchel Fan and Blower Design Engineer Buffalo Blower Co. www.buffaloblower.com/oem/index.html www.buffaloblower.com/inquiry/index.html

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