Posted on August 20, 2021
A lot of emphasis is placed on the proper selection of fans and the amount of energy fans consume. System design and the fan system interface can have a dramatic effect on fan energy consumption.
This video from Cook looks at the effect duct design has on fan operation through differences in pressure loss. In addition, the video touches on system effect as it relates to the fan system interface.
Watch Video: COOK University - Ducted Fan Performance and System Effect PART 1 (approx. 11 minutes)
There are many types of fittings used in ducted fan systems. Each has a different cost of construction, airflow performance, and pressure drop that the fan has to overcome.
Product Feature: Vent Sets / Utility Sets
Cook’s Vent Sets / Utility Sets are a family of single-width, single-inlet centrifugal blowers that use Airfoil, backward inclined and forward curved wheels. Typically, they have a lighter construction compared to other SWSI blowers.
They are used in commercial to light industrial, supply, exhaust or return applications. Suitable for indoor, and with the addition of a weather cover, suitable for outdoor installation.
Cook’s vent sets/utility sets include these models and others. Contact your local Tom Barrow Company branch to learn more about Loren Cook products, including Vent Sets / Utility Sets.