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Re: micro fan (Re: [APD] Re: Re: failed CF Retro -- or - Fanning discussion
Pancakes are also known but the more technical description
of Tubeaxial fan. The "Blower" styles, and there are
several, fall into the category of centrifugal fans, and
are more energy efficient but ten dto be noiser for a given
amount of airflow, as rule. Of course, it depends on any
two fans in question, which is noiser or more efficient.
Some very nice compact fans are the Flatpak series by
EBM/Pabst, which I belive you can find at Mouser
The mouser.com catalogue, available online, shows lots of
diff fans and with specs on performance. One can use this
info to make some judgements about what fan might best suit
one's needs regardless of where one ends up purchasing a
--- Mark & Peta <mbethke at socal_rr.com> wrote:
> In case it would contribute , the microfans are called
> "Pancake fans" , but
> a new wave of fans is pushing them, out the door into the
> dumpster. The
> better fans are called "Blower style". They are a
> rotating finned drum (like
> the blower fan in your homes heating system) some people
> call them Squirrel
> Cages, .
> Anyways, they push many more "CFM's" and are cheaper to
> run. JMTC. Mark
> PS, they cast the same as "pancakes".
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert Zink" <bonsai at hrcreditunion_net>
> To: "aquatic plants digest" <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> Sent: Friday, March 26, 2004 6:24 AM
> Subject: micro fan (Re: [APD] Re: Re: failed CF Retro)
> > Hi Dave,
> > Thanks for your reply.
> > You wrote:
> > (snip)
> > > If you are unable to get the results you want with
> the hood as it is,
> let me
> > > also throw in my plug for AH Supply.
> > That sounds like the most popular solution.
> > (snip)
> > > On your present canopy, have you considered a micro
> fan (computer type)
> > > mounted to the back part (/) per your illustration
> above pulling air up
> > > out? It wouldn't be visible that way and I bet it
> would do an excellent
> > > evacuating the heat.
> > > Dave
> > I had considered a fan, and your suggestion makes me
> want to consider it
> > some more. Have you or anyone else found such a fan at
> any of the chain
> > stores or online?
> > --
> > Thanks Again,
> > Bob
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