Halifax Fan: UK’s leading manufacturer of industrial centrifugal fans

For over fifty years Halifax Fan has been designing its own range of industrial centrifugal fans to meet the needs of industry worldwide. Today with factories in UK, China and the USA we can advise, design, manufacture and service industrial centrifugal fans from simple combustion fans to complex high temperature hazardous gas handling applications wherever you are in the world .

Halifax Fan beat international tariffs by building locally

By manufacturing in the UK, China and the USA, Halifax Fan can avoid tariff penalties

Industrial fans are by their very nature, heavy, voluminous and largely made of steel. This means that shipping costs, either to the OEMs, such as oven manufacturers, who will fit them to their machines or to end users like the steel industry, can add enormously to the quoted cost. Additionally, shipping globally can add substantially to the price because of international tariff barriers. Fans shipped into the USA for example, attract a 27% tariff. USA built fans avoid this penalty completely.

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Heavy Duty Industrial Fans

Out with the old and in with the new for Outokumpu Stainless, Sheffield

Outokumpu were keen to develop current technologies that would improve value in service and were not just looking a like-for-like replacement for an excessively worn impeller. They wanted to have a fan with the improved ability to resist the dust, giving the benefit of improved reliability, performance and reduced costs. Halifax Fan achieved this through a combination of design, manufacturing and installation experience.

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New for Old Nuclear Fans

Halifax Fan Replace Matthews & Yates Nuclear Fans

Lorne Stewart Engineering, one of the UK’s leading engineering contractors, provides on-site engineering support for the Culham site and when they required a replacement for a nuclear specification extract fan, originally supplied by Matthews and Yates Fans, it was to Halifax Fan of Brighouse they turned.

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Halifax Fan USA

Europe, Asia and now the USA

Wherever you are in the world, Halifax Fan meets your needs for efficient industrial fan design, manufacture and service – including on-site service and balancing on fans of others’ manufacture. This year has seen us open the facility in Akron, Ohio, with this factory in place we can now manufacture and support customers fully in Europe, Asia and the USA.

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Engineering Masterpieces

We at Halifax Fan have a love of art which stems from our passion for designing and building the most efficient industrial fans so we thought to combine the art of our products with that of some of the great artists. We have selected 12 classical masterpieces and merged them with 12 of our fan masterpieces to give them a unique twist.

René Magritte

René Magritte, born 1898 – died 1967 was a Belgian surrealist artist.

From 1916 to 1918, he studied at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, but found the instruction uninspiring. His early work was influenced by Futurism and by the figurative Cubism of Metzinger. From December 1920 until September 1921, Magritte served in the Belgian infantry in the Flemish town of Beverlo near Leopoldsburg. In 1922, he married Georgette Berger, whom he had first met as a child in 1913 and until 1923, he worked as a draughtsman in a wallpaper factory painting cabbage roses. He was a poster and advertisement designer until 1926, when a contract with Galerie 'Le Centaure' in Brussels made it possible for him to paint full-time.

Magritte described his paintings saying “my paintings are visible images which conceal nothing; they evoke mystery and indeed, when one sees one of my paintings, one asks oneself this simple question, ‘What does that mean?’. It does not mean anything because mystery means nothing, it is unknowable.”

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