Axial Fan

​Howden can offer Axial Fans to suit your needs whatever your pressure and volume demands.

Our vast range of fans has been developed over decades of feedback and development and come in a range of different materials, blade types, impellers etc. to match the requirements of your application.

 
 

Emergency Contact

In the result of an axial fan emergency, please contact Anders Pommergård on +45 80 20 62 62.

Why choose Howden axial fans?

Global Presence, Local Service

In our experience, there is no substitute for local support; that’s why we have local teams ready to help.

160 years experience

For over 160 years Howden has been engineering and manufacturing reliable axial fans for any application, whatever the size or pressures.

Product support

We believe in our products, and in their capacity to provide long term, high value service. We are committed to maintaining and where possible enhancing their performance and extending their working life.

Commitment to cost reduction

We understand a key challenge that you face is increasing costs. That’s why we’re dedicated to increasing your efficiencies and lowering your operating costs.

Widest possible range

Howden make some of the biggest and most powerful axial fans in the world, but whatever size you need we have the fan to match.

Product Brands

Alphair Jetstream AMF Series

Jetstream Axial Mine Fans (AMF Series) are heavy-duty axial fans designed specifically for main mine ventilation These robust adjustable-pitch fans have been designed to deliver up to 1 million CFM against 14 inches total pressure. Ranging in sizes from 76 1/2" to 148", this fan line delivers high efficiency and reliable service.

Processes: Mine Ventilation

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American Fans

Axial fans are the end product of many years of fan development in our Howden American Fan Company engineering laboratories. They encompass design features derived from experience, techniques borrowed from Airbus design, computer simulation, and customer input. Axial fans are available in both direct drive and belt drive

American Fan axials start with the MXP range which offer maximum 60,000 CFM, right up to the JM range which goes up to 425,000 max CFM.

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AXICENT VP Axial Fans

AXICENT Variable Pitch Axial 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.

Processes: Tunnel Ventilation

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AXICO ANTI-STALL®

AXICO ANTI-STALL® is the only controllable pitch axial fan designed to totally eliminate stall, system surging and increased noise levels often experienced by ordinary controllable pitch axial fans under unstable conditions.

Air handling units with AXICO ANTI-STALL® fans are used principally in hospitals, offices, hotels, exhibition halls, sports arenas, shopping centres and similar buildings.

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Axipal® BZi®

The Axipal® BZi is a range of aerofoil axial flow fans with adjustable pitch angle blade. Its low and medium pressure performance makes Axipal® BZi suitable for all air movement applications with clean, dusty or humid air at temperatures from -20°C to 200°C.

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Garden City Fans

The Garden City products are engineered for the world’s most extreme heat, corrosive, and demanding operating environments. The diverse range of fans and blowers are designed to excel in extreme temperatures up to 2000°F.

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Howden Donkin Fans

Howden Donkin long cased axial flow fans perform under the toughest conditions. With airflow ranging from 980 to a maximum 5,750 m³/Hr there’s a Donkin HCT fan to suit your needs. We also supply the Majax-2, Maxflo Majax BIF and Vanax cased axial flow fans as well as the Majax-2 Belt Driven fan. Contact us for details about the Hemax and BIL mining fans.

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Tunnel and Jet Fans

State of the art highly efficient fans providing economy, low sound and excellent reliability as well as precision engineered high performance.

Processes: Tunnel Ventilation

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PF Fans

The PF fan is a fully custom made design to order specification. It can be done as a single stage fan (PFS range) with one axial impeller or a two stage fan (PFT range) with two axial impellers. It can be either controlled via its precise and step less hydraulic blade pitch control system with very low hysteresis or using a Variable Frequency Drive with a fixed pitch PF fan.

Processes: Power Generation (PA, ID, FD and Booster)

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Wind Tunnel Fans

Wide range of fans for Aero-Acoustic Wind Tunnels (AAWT), Acoustic Wind Tunnels (AWT), Climatic Wind Tunnels (CWT) and high altitude wind tunnel applications.

Processes: Wind tunnels

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Mining Fans

A uniquely design for all mine ventilation applications both in coal mines and hard rock mines. The fans can be designed for reverse operation by counter rotation or by blade pitch regulation and can be designed to conform to ATEX standards.

Processes: Mine Ventilation

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Tellus Fans

A uniquely designed axial fan providing operating economy, low sound power levels and reliability. When reliability and adaptability are paramount, the Tellus fan is the preferred choice for the most demanding environments. The Tellus fan range can also be configured as an adjustable pitch axial fan upon request.

Processes: Industrial Processes

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Turbowerke VAN Series

A range of high-efficiency standard design axial fans delivering volume flow of up to 400 m3/s. Models are available with either fixed or adjustable blades.

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UMAF Fans

A range of high-efficiency standard design axial fans delivering volume flow of up to 400 m3/s. Models are available with either fixed or adjustable blades.

Processes: Mine Ventilation, Tunnels

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VARIAX® Fans

The VARIAX® variable pitch axial fan combines one of the highest efficiency levels available today with an exceptionally flexible, customer focused design, manufacturing and aftermarket service. With almost 3000 units sold worldwide, the VARIAX® fan is the proven, reliable and robust choice across a wide range of applications.

Processes: Power Generation (PA, ID, FD and Booster)

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Case Studies

Herningvaerket Case Study

New hub retrofit solution.

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Wangqu Case Study

Upgrading existing installed VARIAX ID fans with new super high pressure blades to meet the need for increased pressure.

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Find your contact

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General enquiries: 

Nick McLeanwebenquiries@howden.com+44 141 885 7500

If you would like to submit an enquiry please get in touch.

Howden retrofit solutions

When demands on equipment change and improved performance, higher efficiency, increased availability, reduced noise or lower maintenance are required, or when the equipment is simply getting old, upgrades and retrofits should always be the first option to explore.

To increase performance

  • New blades on existing hub (EN|DE)
  • New blades on new hub (EN)
  • New hub size (EN)
  • New impeller diameter (EN)
  • New fan speed (EN)
  • Single stage to two stage (EN)
  • New fan on existing foundation (EN)
  • New main motor (EN)

To improve efficiency

  • New blades on existing hub (EN|DE)
  • New blades on new hub (EN)
  • New hub size (EN)
  • New impeller diameter (EN)
  • New fan speed (EN)
  • Single stage to two stage (EN)
  • New fan on existing foundation (EN)
  • New main motor (EN)
  • Reduced number of blades (EN)
  • Cover plate for blade screws (EN)

To reduce maintenance costs

  • From grease to oil lubricated blade bearings (EN)
  • Upgrade of blades (EN)
  • Mechanical to hydraulic regulation (EN)
  • Seal air (EN)
  • Main bearing assembly upgrade (EN|DE)
  • Upgrade of coupling (EN)
  • Deflector cone (EN)
  • Stall protection (EN|DE)
  • Updated instrumentation (EN)
 

To extend service intervals

  • From grease to oil lubricated blade bearings (EN)
  • Upgrade of blades (EN)
  • Mechanical to hydraulic regulation (EN)
  • Seal air (EN)
  • Main bearing assembly upgrade (EN|DE)
  • Upgrade of coupling (EN)
  • Deflector cone (EN)

To improve operational reliability

  • From grease to oil lubricated blade bearings (EN)
  • Stall protection (EN|DE)
  • Updated instrumentation (EN)

To improve safety

  • Stall protection (EN|DE)
  • Updated instrumentation (EN)
  • Brake (EN)
  • Turning Gear (EN)

Howden technical bulletins

Issues 1 - 3

  • Rotating Oil Seal (Read)
  • Howden High Temperature Oil (Read)
  • Calibration of the Regulating Unit (Read)

Issues 4 - 6

  • Tightening of pin on blades (Read)
  • Howden engineered solution for hydraulic hoses (Read)
  • Howden Purge Air System (Read)

Issues 7 - 9

  • Pipe Insulation (Read)
  • Rotating Oil Seal Alignment (Read)
  • Improved Hyd Hoses (Read)
 

Issues 10 - 12

  • New Regulating Assembly (Read)
  • Safety Cover For Access Door (Read)
  • Bolts And Screws (Read)

Axial Fans Highlights

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2017 Howden North America Users Group

The Users Group is a technical conference with a user driven agenda.

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Coal, oil or gas fired power

Axial fans form a crucial part of boilers. Visit our process page to read how...


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