Hunter Fans, the folks who invented ceiling fans over 130 years ago, now introduce their TRAK fan, perfect for indoor/outdoor commercial applications, such as restaurants, hotels, and sports facilities.
The president of the Loren Cook Company, Loren Cook II, was recently featured on the TV news, discussing the new Mobile Air Cleaner fan, which combines a plenum fan and HEPA filtration to keep hospital patient rooms negatively pressurized and safe. See TV segment at https://www.ozarksfirst.com/life-health/coronavirus/local-company-increases-production-to-provide-essential-equipment-for-medical-facilities/
The bandana doesn’t seem to slow me down.
Air Equipment LLC is open for business. Our warehouse manager, Ed Schwab, loads some spiral duct onto a truck for delivery.
“Graffiti Rock” in Burlington, CT. A nice shout-out to health care professionals, rather than the usual “BD loves JB” or “Go Huskies!”
On the left is a belt-drive fan. To balance the airflow, you need to remove the belt, loosen the set screws on the adjustable sheave, spin half the sheave to change its diameter, tighten the set screws, re-install the belt, and turn the fan back on. Then you have to take an airflow reading, while crossing your fingers that it’s somewhat close to your target. If not, you do the entire process over again …and again …and again.
On the right is a direct-drive fan with EC Motor. Use a screwdriver to turn the blue speed control dial. When you hit the target airflow, you’re DONE!
The moral of the story? Whenever possible, specify direct-drive motors!!
That’s probably not what the CDC meant when they recommended wearing masks to slow the spread of the virus.
What a difference a month makes! At left, lunchtime in early March and a lot of folks are walking on the Founders Bridge over the Conn. River. At right, lunchtime in early April, and there’s not a soul in sight.
Orange you glad you’re not this guy?