Cooling Fan Rated for Use in Explosive Environments with 200000 Plus Hours Reliability

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

WOODSTOCK, NY--A high-reliability cooling fan qualified for use in hazardous industrial applications has been introduced by AMETEK Rotron (www.rotron.com).

The new MIL-901XP fan meets UL, NEC and ANSI standards for equipment that will not create an ignition source in explosive environments. It is designed for use in either indoor or outdoor installations where sufficient concentrations of flammable gasses, vapors, or dust are present. Applications include cabinet cooling, heat exchanging and air exchanging for equipment used in the oil, gas, chemical, mining and other industries.

With a rated life in excess of 200,000 hours, the fan provides the reliability needed to assure continuous operation in critical situations. Construction features include thermal protection, advanced composite propeller material and permanently lubricated stainless steel ball bearings. Ambient operating temperature range is -54C to +70C.

AMETEK Rotron is a world leader in brushless DC motors, blowers and pumps for aerospace, military, mass-transit, medical and computer applications. It is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $3.6 billion.