Bifurcated Fans

bifurcated fansThe bifurcated case axial range of fans has been specifically developed to meet the need for an axial fan which can handle atmospheres normally detrimental to the life of the fan motor.

By isolating the motor from the system airstream, the bifurcated fan can handle a wide variety of saturated and dustladen atmospheres, heated air and hot gases.

The range has a split airway with a direct driven motor operating in ambient air within the motor compartment. They are suitable, as standard, for handling air temperatures up to +200°C.

Motor / Impellers

The motors are specially selected to operate within the motor compartment with the airstream in the duct system, at an elevated temperature.

Motors are of the B3 foot mounting type, totally enclosed and fan cooled. Being foot mounted the motors can, in the event of a failure, be readily interchanged with a comparable frame size from a wide range of manufacturers to cover temperatures of up to 200°C.

The motor is suitable for speed control by either an inverter or a 5-step auto transformer speed controller when the ambient air temperature is not higher than 60°C.

The aluminum alloy impellers are die cast and have an adjustable pitch which allows a wide range of air outputs to be selected. All the casings are manufactured in steel and hot dipped galvanized to BS EN ISO 1461 after fabrication. Motor mountings and fixings used in the assembly of the fan are zinc plated and passivated.

Terminal Box
To IP55, protected against dust and water jets from any angle, allowing outside applications.


Single phase 220-240V 50 Hz supply are available in 5 sizes:-250, 315,400,450 and 500mm diameter. 250 to 400 diameter in either 2 or 4 pole versions, 500mm diameter in 4 pole.

Three phase 380-440V 50Hz supply are available in eleven sizes 250, 315, 400, 450, 500, 560, 630 in either 2 or 4 pole versions (710, 800, 900 and 1000 dia are available as 4 pole).

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With over 60 years of industrial air movement experience, our team has the skills and knowledge to help you find your optimal fan component. For additional information about our fan offerings or assistance choosing one for your systems, contact us today.

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