Technical Articles

New York Blower Company (The) has published these technical articles:

(HVAC - Cooling)
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This paper provides guidelines for determining when the volumetric flow rate at the fan outlet materially differs from the volumetric flow rate at the fan inlet and the recommended procedures for...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The applicability of corrosion-resistant FRP fans to a wider range of applications is enhanced through the use of accessories and construction modifications. The purpose of this Engineering Letter is...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Fan Acoustics is an important consideration in the industrial environment and with commercial ventilation systems. The sound generated by some fans can be a potential hazard to personnel in close...
(Surface Finishing Products and Equipment)
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This Engineering Letter is intended to be an aid for selecting the proper surface preparation specifications for a given application. It also provides a better understanding of the Steel Structures...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Process applications involve a wide variety of corrosive gas streams. Selecting the best materials of construction for air handling equipment can be difficult. This Engineering Letter provides...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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This Engineering Letter provides basic information regarding the different types of corrosion-resistant coatings readily available for fan equipment. The coatings are described here according to...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) made from chemical-grade polyester or vinyl ester resin resists corrosion as well as, or in some cases better than, high-priced materials such as titanium or...
(Motors)
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Electric motors are often required to meet various industry standards and national codes in addition to specific application requirements. The more common of these standards and codes are explained in...
(HVAC - Ventilation)
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The following terms are common to the fields of air movement, general ventilation, industrial process, and pollution control. The definitions contained in this glossary provide brief descriptions of...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Vibration always has been a good indicator of how well a piece of equipment was designed, installed, and maintained. With sophisticated, computerized, preventative maintenance programs, vibration can...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The purpose of this Engineering Letter is to explain the basis and application of the rules used to predict fan performance in a given system. With a basic understanding of these rules, the...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Fans are typically tested and rated in prescribed test configurations defined by the Air Movement and Control Association. This is done to ensure standardized procedures and ratings so that system...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The burning of gas, oil, coal, or other combustible material requires air. When the end result of the burning is to be an efficient combustion process, in compliance with Federal and State Clean Air...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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A fan system may require field testing when the system is thought to be malfunctioning, needs modification or requires balancing of its volume and pressure characteristics....
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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A good knowledge of steam heating, for process work and air handling/ventilation systems, is important to design engineers, building owners, and maintenance personnel who may encounter steam systems....
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Industrial processes and plant-ventilation systems often need more air than originally designed. Increased production requirements, process changes, and facility renovations are a few of the major...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Reduced to its barest elements, a steam heating system consists of a boiler to convert water to steam, piping to conduct the steam to where it is to be used, a coil or other surface for condensing the...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The most common power source for fans is the electric motor. A motor's service life is largely dependent upon proper selection and installation. Since the motor and its control circuitry represent a...
(Material Handling Equipment)
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A well designed pneumatic conveying system is often a more practical and economical method of transporting materials from one point to another than alternative manual or mechanical systems. This...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Fan applications with airstreams of explosive or flammable particles or gases require spark-resistant system components for the safe handling of such airstreams. This includes components such as...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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In general terms, a pressure blower provides relatively high pressure at low volume when compared to other types of centrifugal fans. For purposes of this letter, fans with volumes to 10,000 CFM with...
(HVAC - Ventilation)
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The purpose of this Engineering Letter is to provide reference data commonly required in routine fan system computations....
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Dampers are the most common volume control device used in fan systems. Low in cost, dampers require little maintenance, easily adjust airflow during operation, and need little space. For these...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Specifiers and users of air-moving equipment are often faced with the presence of corrosive, abrasive, or high temperature conditions which may be detrimental to the service life of standard mild...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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This Engineering Letter has several functions: to describe nyb surface veil characteristics, define the purposes of surface veil, explain the relationship between surface veil and ASTM D4167, detail...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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A fan system is any combination of ductwork, hoods, filters,louvers, collectors, etc., that relies upon a fan to produce airflow.When the air moves past each of these components, resistance is created...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Fan performance changes with the density of the gas being handled. Therefore, all fans are cataloged at a standard condition defined as: 70°F. air, at sea level, with a gas density of .075 lb./ft^3 at...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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One of the most important documents customers request from fan manufacturers is performance curves. In addition to graphically depicting the basic fan performance data of CFM, RPM, and SP (on the...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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The New York Blower Company is committed to supporting and supplying necessary equipment to meet the critical demands of the supply chains essential to aid America in this time of need. NYB will keep...