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Axicent variable pitch fans provide higher pressures and volumes and can be supplied with or without guide vanes, contra-rotating and as truly reversible fans that provide the same flow in both the forward and reverse directions.
Our Tunnel Centre is located in Växjö, Sweden where we are constantly developing and testing new ideas and materials for the tunnel fans of the future. The laboratory uses state of the art computer modeling techniques to improve the performance of our fans in every area from high efficiency dynamics to low sound power acoustics.
Key Benefits
  • Tested to ISO 5801

  • High performance

  • Low energy consumption designs, low lifetime cost

  • Reliable, proven long life design

  • AXICENT combines high efficiency, low operating costs and a low maintenance requirement to ensure a low life cycle cost.

Standard Features
  • Up to 4000 mm diameter

  • Flow rates up to 425m3/s

  • Total pressure up to 3400 Pa

  • Controllable blades in motion, adjustable blades at rest, and speed control options available

  • Aluminium aerofoil blades in unidirectional and fully reversible configurations. Long and compact casing/diffuser variants - hot dip galvanized after manufacture or paint to order

Optional Features
  • Motor protection IP 54 or IP 55

  • Emergency ventilation at 250°C/2 hours with options up to 400°C/2 hours

Detailed specifications
  • Up to 4000 mm  Æ

  • Flow rates up to 425m3/s

  • Total pressure up to 3400 Pa

  • Rail, road and transport

  • Metro ventilation

  • Tunnel ventilation

  • Tunnel and underground construction

  • Wind tunnels

Spare Parts
If the spares are for equipment originally supplied by Howden or one of our legacy brands, we can continue to support them through our extensive contract records, archives and original drawings.
Where some parts are no longer available we have the facility to engineer an equivalent replacement alleviating the requirement for full product replacement.
Please go to our contact finder and use the aftermarket selection to identify the person you need to talk to.

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