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Blog - Orion Fans Expands EC Fans Family for Power-Hungry Applications
Published: 11th Nov 2019
Orion Fans has expanded its family of Electronically Commutated (EC) fans to include 11 new fan models to meet a wide range of AC application requirements. Offering more design freedom, the enhanced product offering features 7 new frame sizes with CFMs ranging from 39 CFM to 220 CFM.
EC fans offer a low power, energy-saving cooling solution for AC applications. By maintaining the same interface between the fan and equipment, EC fans can be used as drop-in replacements for equivalent-sized AC fans. The AC input fans utilize a brushless DC motor and incorporate voltage transformation within the motor for significantly lower power consumption. This equates to power savings of up to 50%, enabling customers to meet energy-consumption requirements from agencies like ENERGY STAR.
Orion Fans' expanded offering now includes 60mm, 80mm, 92mm, 120mm, 172mm, 250mm and 254mm models. EC fans are ideal for a broad range of applications including oil and gas, appliances, commercial and process control, refrigeration, HVAC, electronic enclosures and cabinets.
Most EC fans are available with a universal voltage range and the 250mm fans are available with dual speed functionality (1400RPM and 2200 RPM) in 115V and 230V versions with airflow values of 300 CFM and 480 CFM respectively. For custom requirements, the OA200EC can have the speed control limits programmed at the factory to deliver even more power savings.
Already used in electronic cabinets, air-conditioners, refrigerators, chillers, range hoods, ventilation systems and more, EC fans start at $26.00 in small quantities.
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