F,  Fan


A process machine where the primary function is to provide a large flow of air or gas to various processes. This is achieved by rotating several blades connected to a hub with a shaft driven by a motor or turbine. The flow rates of these fans range from 200 to 2,000,000 cubic feet (5.7 to 57,000 cubic meters) per minute.

Compare to Blower.

Previous Term
Next Term