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For over fifty years Halifax Fan has been designing its own range of industrial centrifugal fans to meet the needs of Industry worldwide. Keep up to date with the latest on our shop floor.

Mineral wool has countless applications, it's excellent thermal/acoustic insulating and is fire resistant properties coupled with relatively low cost offers a durable product heavily used throughout the building and industrial sectors.

'Spinning': The process in which it is made is fascinating; High-pressure air is blown across a shower of 1600°C molten rock. Resulting in a process similar to Candyfloss production.

Mineral Rockwool Fan
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We supply several robust fans delivering this air to sites around the world to one of the largest Mineral wool manufacturers.

Common features are:

  • 500KW motor
  • High-speed impellers
  • High-speed Halifax M125 bearing unit
  • Oil cooling and lubrication system
  • Case acoustically lagged (with mineral wool)
  • Finite element analysis of impellers
  • Vibration monitoring system
Mineral Wool Industrial Fan

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