Harsh environment IP68 fans are now available in AC and DC lines
New Yorker Electronics offers the IP68-rated Orion Fans’ Harsh Environment AC and DC Fan Series. Presented in various frame sizes, these axial fans have a waterproof design for severe environments. The IP68 rating assures that the motor has total protection from dust and other particles and may be fully submerged in water of depths up to 3m. Special functions are provided with the DC Fans, such as alarms, tachometers, thermistor speed controls, and temperature sensors.
These AC/DC Fans are developed for demanding washdown applications and are ATEX-certified for Zone 2 and other harsh environments. They provide a dual-bearing system design and PBT, UL94V-0 plastic or aluminium die-cast frames. They are designed for alternative energy, food and beverage processing, commercial refrigeration, marine, outdoor machinery, outdoor telecom systems, transportation and other applications.
The launch of nine new IP68-rated DC fans series gives 90 different models provides engineers with design variety and flexibility to satisfy most application requirements. With airflows ranging from 14 to 300CFM, these fans maximise air movement and heat dissipation to extend electronic component and system operating life. The fans are provided in sizes from 60mm to 172mm. Special functions are also offered to satisfy application demands, including alarm, tachometer, thermistor speed control, temperature sensor and more.
“The additions of these IP68-rated DC fans expand our existing family of solutions for harsh environment applications,” said David Luna, VP of Marketing at Orion Fans. “The IP68-rated versions give customers additional protection, especially when combined with louvred fan guards and speciality filters.