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Classification of blowers by application

The fans and blowers have been broadly classified based on the flow rate and pressure used, and the models and products can be selected by application from the table below.

Classification of blowers by application
No. Application Product Model
1 Thermal power

variable pitch blade axialflow fan

FDF,IDF,PAF,BUF
Centrifugal fan FDF,IDF,PAF,BUF,GRF
2 Nuclear power Centrifugal fan DWC cooling fan
Centrifugal fan Air conditioning fan
Axial-flow fan Air conditioning fan, DWC cooling fan
3 Road tunnel

variable pitch blade axialflow fan

Ventilator, exhaust fan

Axial-flow fan

Ventilator, exhaust fan

Jet fan

Ventilator, exhaust fan

Centrifugal fan

Ventilator, exhaust fan

4 Wind tunnel Axial-flow fan Environmental testing equipment fan, vehicle testing performance equipment fan
Centrifugal fan Environmental testing equipment fan
5 Steel, refining Axial-flow fan Cooler fan, exhaust heat recovery fan, desulfurizer fan
Centrifugal fan Main blower, cooler fan, exhaust heat recovery fan, dust collection fan
Blowers SO2 blower, blast furnace blower (single stage, multi-stage)
6 Ceramics industry Axial-flow fan Cooler fan
Centrifugal fan Cooler fan, exhaust heat recovery fan, dust collection fan
7 Mining Axial-flow fan Ventilation fan
Centrifugal fan Ventilation fan
8 Water treatment Multi-stage blower Sewage blower
Single-stage blower Sewage blower
9 Chemicals Centrifugal fan Exhaust gas fan
10 Bullet train cars Centrifugal fan Ventilation fan

Explanation of terminology

FDF: Abbreviation for Forced Draft Fan
IDF: Abbreviation for Induced Draft Fan
PAF: Abbreviation for Primary Draft Fan
BUF: Abbreviation for Boost Up Fan (desulfurizer draft fan)
GRF: Abbreviation for Gas Recirculation Fan
DWC: Abbreviation for Drywell Cooler
SO2: Abbreviation for sulfur dioxide/sulfur dioxide gas in copper refining