Filter Fans Keep Electronics Cool

Dec. 9, 2010
Over 175 new models of Hoffman filter fans are available for electronics cooling applications

Over 175 new models of Hoffman filter fans are available for electronics cooling applications. The fans are made with UV-resistant plastic and foam-in-place gaskets for a tight seal with the cabinet. The fans provide 16 to 571-cfm (28 to 970-M3/hr) airflow, covering a wide range of heat loads. A click-fit design facilitates easy installation, and a snap-open grille allows simple filter replacement.

Available fans include side-wall and roof-mount options with ac and dc power input options. Reverse-flow models push/pull air through higher static pressure systems and compact, shallow design models are for installation in tight spaces. The IP55 fans deliver dual protection against water infiltration through a corrosion-resistant metal grille positioned in front of a high-density Z-filter. Miniscule louvers in the metal grille open in the opposite direction of the louvers in the filter fan’s plastic grille to create the extra physical path in front of the Z-filter, which further protects against water ingress. An optional stainless-steel shroud partners with the IP55 fan for maximum wash-down protection.

Pentair Technical Products, 2100 Hoffman Way, Anoka, MN 55303, (763) 421-2240,

© 2010 Penton Media, Inc.

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