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.

Leonardo da Vinci – The Mona Lisa

Davinci started this portrait around 1503,and it is thought to be Lisa Gherardini, wife of a Florentine cloth merchant called Francesco Giocondo, hence it’s alternative name, La Gioconda. The work is described as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about and the most parodied work of art in the world". It is arguably the most valuable painting in the world. It is quite literally, priceless.

The Mona Lisa bears a strong resemblance to many Renaissance depictions of the Virgin Mary, who was at that time seen as an ideal for womanhood. The painting was one of the earliest portraits to depict the sitter in front of an imaginary landscape, and Leonardo was one of the first painters to use aerial perspective.

However, Leonardo seems to have taken the completed portrait to France rather than giving it to the person who commissioned it. It is not known how long Leonardo worked on the painting or how long he kept it, but after his death, the painting entered the collection of François I. and it is to this day on display in the Louvre museum in Paris.

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