Buffalo Tubeaxial Fan

By: Oleg Tetchel

Air flow through Tubeaxial fans designed for low pressure building ventilation and industrial process application. Typical 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. Buffalo Fan tubeaxial fans are 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.

Aluminum wheel, steel wheel, or alloy wheel on Buffalo Fan tubeaxial fan 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 Buffalo tubeaxial fan is supplied in 304 SS, 316 SS, or 316 L stainless steel construction. For chemical process applications 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.

Inlet flanges, outlet flanges, companion flanges on Buffalo Fan are continuosly welded to match ANSI class 125/150, DIN, ISO, or custom hole pattern. Tubeaxial fan shaft 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 on Buffalo Blower (New York) is furnished for operation up to 650 F and includes high temperature paint, shaft cooler, shaft and bearing tunel cooling auxiliary blower (optional), insulated shaft and bearing tunel, steel, or alloy wheel. Acoustical cladding for sound attenuation consists of 2 inches mineral-wool insulation covered with a welded steel jacket. Acoustic cloth jackets are available as inexpensive alternative. Inlet silencers/outlet silencers are supplied with matching flanges.

Standard accessories on Buffalo Fan 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. External inlet vane damper can be provided for precise air volume control. Roof mount accessories are: roof curb mount cap, roof curb, weather band, weather shroud with integral flap damper, butterfly damper assembly, magnetic latches. CVariable frequency drives (VFD), across-the-line starters, RTDs, pressure sensors, flowmeters - complete control packages are available too.

For additional information please refer to http://www.buffalofan.com/fanblower.html

Oleg Tchetchel
Industrial Equipment Engineer
Buffalo Fan Co.
[email protected]

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Oleg Tchetchel, Ph. D., Senior Industrial Equipment Engineer Buffalo Fan Co. - Sales of OEM Blowers and Fans [email protected] buffalofan.com/ventilator.html buffalofan.com/contact.html

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