Big Ass Fans

Nehemiah White

“What kind of fans do you build?” We get asked that question all the time. Another question – “Do you work Big Ass Fans?!” “No, I don’t work for Big Ass Fans; but we do build big-ass fans!” The following pictures are a great representation of the size range of fans that AirPro builds. The picture on the…

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Powder Bulk Blower – Customer Feedback

Nehemiah White

We recently got some great feedback from one of our customers in the Powder & Bulk Processing industry on how AirPro managed the quote, order, & installation phases of their project which, incidentally, included a few hiccups. This is what they said: I worked with AirPro earlier this year for the first time, we purchased…

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Common Failures in High Temperature Fans

Nehemiah White

The following is a snippet from an article originally written by Scott Meador, AirPro High Temperature Fan Specialist. High temperature process heat is a fundamental tool in Industrial America’s toolbox. While some operations are accomplished in a static air environment, many high temperature operations — heat treating and stress relieving, for instance — require convection…

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Drying Medicine: International Pharmaceutical

Nehemiah White

Story: AirPro recently built Induced Draft Blowers for an overseas pharmaceutical dryer application. The fans were designed to pull over 100″ WGSP vacuum as they dry powder for final processing. AirPro performed a customer witnessed performance test to confirm actual results consistent with customer specifications. Application: High Vacuum Induced Draft (ID) Features: 250 HP TEFC motor w/ground shaft…

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Pellet Production: Short Timeline, Fixed Budget

Nehemiah White

Story: A European company recently contracted AirPro to build an induced draft (ID) fan for their US-based project. The project had several custom requirements including a very short lead time within a fixed budget. Successful execution required a dedicated AirPro project team. Application: ID Fan – Pellet Manufacturing Performance Details: Click Below

ID Industrial Exhaust Fan: Drying Potatoes

Nehemiah White

Story: AirPro built the following fan for a Wisconsin company that dries potatoes for use in animal feed. The exhaust fan is installed at the end of the drying process. A gradual build-up of particulate on the wheel resulted in excessive fan vibration levels. AirPro field service technicians were hired to balance the fan, restoring it…

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Dairy Processing: Whey Production

Nehemiah White

Story: September’s story involves the Cheese & Whey industry. AirPro built four fans for a northeastern dairy processing facility. All fans, installed on a whey production system, were required to pass USDA food-safety inspection. The pictured fan, processing the hot air at the outlet of the dryer, included 304 Stainless Steel airstream parts (APIC). Application:…

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AirPro Now 100% Employee Owned

Nehemiah White

 AirPro Fan & Blower Completes Sale To Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) AirPro Fan & Blower, a manufacturer of industrial-duty fans and blowers, announced Tuesday that it has transferred 100% ownership of the company to its employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). An ESOP is a qualified retirement plan that buys, holds, and sells…

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Glass Tempering Blowers

Nehemiah White

Story: AirPro received the OEM order for 4 tempering blowers built for a glass manufacturer here in our home state of Wisconsin. The fans are installed on the back end of the glass oven, providing supply air for the tempering process. Application: Supply Air – Insulating Glass Tempering Product Description: BCHS 490, Class 4, 270º…

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