What is a Centrifugal Fan?

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What is a Centrifugal Fan & How Does it Work? Centrifugal fans (centrifugal blowers) are a common type of fan used in consumer and industrial products to move air or other gases. A centrifugal fan consists of three main components: a motor, a fan blade, and an enclosure.

Big Fans, Little Fans

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“What kind of fans do you build?” We get asked that question all the time. The following pictures are a great representation of the size range of fans that AirPro builds.

Powder Bulk Blower – Customer Feedback

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AirPro Customer Story 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:

Common Failures in High Temperature Fans

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The following is a snippet from an article originally written by Scott Meador, AirPro High Temperature Fan Specialist (former Garden City Fan specialist of 27 years).

Drying Medicine: International Pharmaceutical

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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.

Pellet Production: Short Timeline, Fixed Budget

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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.

ID Industrial Exhaust Fan: Drying Potatoes

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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.

Dairy Processing: Whey Production

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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.

AirPro Now 100% Employee Owned

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 AirPro Fan & Blower Completes Sale To Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) AirPro Fan & Blower, a manufacturer of industrial-duty fans and blowers, announced on September 13, 2016 that it has transferred 100% ownership of the company to its employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).