Glossary

The following definitions are intended purely as terms used within the manufacture of industrial fans and ducts, as well as their respective industries. Though the definitions are meant to help uncertain customers with terminologies, Turbo Air Technology still strongly recommends customers seek answers via phone. Our experienced team can assist on (08) 9373 7800.

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Acoustics

The term ‘acoustics’ within industrial manufacture is normally used to describe the separation of sound.

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Axial Fan

The axial-flow fans have blades that force air to move parallel to the shaft about which the blades rotate. Axial fans blow air along the axis of the fan. This type of fan can be used in varying applications; from small cooling fans for electronics to the giant fans used in wind tunnels.

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Belt Drive

A set of sheaves are mounted on the motor shaft and the fan wheel shaft. The belt then transmits the mechanical energy from the motor to the fan.

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Blower

A fan designed to blow air into a mine, usually to remove dust caused by operations done within mines