Basic Fan Selection

Basic Fan Selection

Selecting a fan can be fairly complex. This article outlines the basic process for matching a fan to a system.

Selecting a fan can be fairly complex. This article outlines the basic process for matching a fan to a system:

  1. Define the application.
  2. Select the basic fan.
  3. Determine fan size and operating-point location.
  4. Identify method of fan control.

Define the Application

The first step in selecting a fan is to define the application and system operating requirements in detail. Consider:

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