Orion Fans Delivers IP68-rated DC Fans For Harsh Environments

ORION FANS DELIVERS IP68-RATED DC FANS FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENTS DALLAS, TX (May 14, 2019) – Orion Fans has expanded its DC axial fan product family with the addition of IP68-rated versions. Offering protection from dust and water, the IP68-rated DC fans are designed for harsh outdoor and demanding washdown applications including alternative energy, commercial refrigeration, […]

Orion Fans Receives Quality in Business Certification from the International Trade Council

ORION FANS RECEIVES QUALITY IN BUSINESS CERTIFICATION FROM THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE COUNCIL DALLAS, TX (August 8, 2019) – Orion Fans, a global leader in cooling fans and fan accessories, has been recognized by the renowned International Trade Council (ITC) with the illustrious Quality in Business Certification. As a global peak-body Chamber of Commerce, the ITC […]

Knight Electronics Presents Digi-Key with 2020 “Golden Fan and Connector” Award

KNIGHT ELECTRONICS PRESENTS DIGI-KEY WITH 2020 “GOLDEN FAN AND CONNECTOR” AWARD September 9, 2021 (Dallas, TX) Knight Electronics honored Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, with the 2020 “Golden Fan and Connector” Award during a virtual EDS Conference meeting. The Golden Fan and Connector Award celebrates the distributor with the most sales of Orion Fans […]

Cooling & Thermal Management Challenges

COOLING & THERMAL MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES Higher system clock speeds and higher density physical packaging are creating significant challenges for effective and cost-efficient cooling and thermal management. In fact, this trend has led designers to add fans to systems that already utilize passive cooling technologies, such as heat sinks and heat spreaders. Fans offer the solutions […]

Smart Fans for Smarter White Goods

SMART FANS FOR SMARTER WHITE GOODS Today, AC and DC fans have more demands placed on them than simply cooling and controlling airflow in white good applications. From refrigeration and freezer units to convection ovens and stove range venting ducts, white good manufacturers require high performance, energy-efficient fans and fan trays that feature speed control, […]

We’re Fans of Blowers – How to Choose the Best Motorized Impeller or Blower

Energy-efficiency is one of the most important performance specifications for fan and blower manufacturers. In a 2011 report to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, ENERGY STAR estimated that there were more than one-million commercial kitchen ventilation systems installed in the U.S alone. In the same report, the Department of Energy (DOE) estimated that […]

Putting an End to End-Of-Life

Obsolescence, or end of life, has been a hot topic of discussion in recent years. As a result, we all know that these critical events can present significant procurement challenges, including continuity of manufacturing, quality, cost management and support: not to mention the future field maintenance costs. There are typically constraints when selecting a device […]

Keep a Cool Head When Sourcing Fans

Fan technologies enable electronics to perform at peak specifications. Unfortunately, thermal management is often a design afterthought, which can create problems when sourcing, selecting and implementing an effective cooling solution. To extend the operating life of vital electronics, a fan should provide appropriate thermal management. Purchasers may need to consider application demands, from reduced size […]

Put Accessories Center Stage

Fans and blowers are a key component of many thermal management systems. Designed to stabilize temperatures or cool sensitive electronics, they optimize equipment performance and uptime. Unfortunately, fan accessories such as filters, alarms and thermal controllers, are often overlooked in the design process. Despite being vital to the proper function of fans and blowers, accessories […]