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Donkin Fans specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of standard and pre-engineered axial and centrifugal fans, blowers and accessories including smoke fans, ventilation & roof extract units, and a wide range of domestic and commercial fans.

The company is internationally recognised for its ability to design & manufacture standard fans and accessories to the highest standards.

Over the years, Donkin Fans developed the technical ability to design all product ranges in-house. Emphasis is given to providing customers with high quality products, new product developments and a comprehensive support service.

We have extensive, fully modernised manufacturing facilities situated in Port Elizabeth where performance testing is done in-house using the latest instrumentation for measuring fan performance and noise levels. The fan testing facility is suitable for ranges from a fraction of a kilowatt to 185 kW while our production facilities include CNC plasma-arc & laser cutting, CNC metal spinning, aluminium gravity die casting, precision CNC machining , stress relieving and dynamic & stationary balancing.

Acoustic louvres

PGL sound attenuators

RAS sound attenuators

Silax sound attenuators

Sonax sound attenuators

 Our core range includes:

• ​Centrifugal ventilation fans
• Direct and belt driven axial flow fans
• Propeller fans
• Wall mounted extractor fans
• Vehicle ventilation fans
​• Auxiliary mine ventilation fans
• Vortex and Sodeca domestic and commercial fans and accessories
• Direct drive roof extractor units
• Sound attenuators and acoustic louvres


"Founded here in South Africa in 1956, and with sales offices strategically located in Cape Town, Durban & Johannesburg to serve the South Africa market, and our international trading directed through the head office in Port Elizabeth we continue to work closely with customers who demand a fast response and the best customer service".

Massimo Borello
Managing Director


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