Modular fans

  • 18-Jan-2010 02:21 EST
Horton_WindShift_HR.jpg

Horton WindShift modular fans are suitable for various applications and optimal fan drive cooling in the off-highway, industrial, and other specialty markets. Clamshell knuckles clamp the blades at precise pitch angles, offering flexibility for customer specifications and accelerating the testing and prototyping stages. The blade design is computer optimized to provide efficient cooling; if testing shows a different pitch angle or blade configuration would improve cooling for an application, the knuckle clamp feature better enables modification of the fan design. Customers specify blade configuration, pitch angle, center disk diameter, and rotation. Equally spaced blade configuration options are offered with 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, or 13 blades. Staggered blade configurations, which help to reduce noise, also are available. Pitch width ranges from 3.08 to 6.32 in (78 to 161 mm), and fan diameter ranges from 30 to 48 in (762 to 1219 mm).

Author:
Mentions:
Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2017-03-14
International Truck recently unveiled its all-new engine for the Class 8 market called the International A26, in addition to a new initiative called Project Alpha, which brought together a small team of powertrain engineers dedicated to a new perspective on engine development.
2016-08-26
To optimize the fan-shroud shape to maximize cooling air mass flow rates through the heat exchangers of heavy-duty trucks, researchers from Argonne National Lab, Cummins and CD-Adapco used the Adjoint approach to optimization.
2016-08-26
FEV researchers conducted a study to understand the challenges of downsizing a diesel engine from a six-cylinder 7.5-L to a four-cylinder 5.0-L while maintaining performance. They pursued four technology paths.
2016-09-16
A new piston and pin concept and a high-temperature-resistant, low-friction coating result in reduced friction and lower fuel consumption for commercial vehicle engines.

Related Items

Article
2017-02-22