Centrifugal Fan

From our extensive range of centrifugal fans, we can supply designs to satisfy the demands of a vast spectrum of applications where an industrial fan is required to create a flow of air or gas.

If there is a set of fan requirements for a particular application, it is likely that somewhere within Howden's range of fans there will a product design that can be used or adapted for the process. If no pre-existing design is suitable we have the knowledge, experience and ability to design a new product solution to meet the requirements.

Why choose Howden centrifugal fans?

Custom engineered solutions

From our extensive range of custom engineered centrifugal fans, we can supply designs to satisfy the demands of a vast spectrum of applications where a fan is required to create a flow of air or gas.

Wide selection of pre-engineered centrifugal fans

Howden make some of the biggest and most powerful industrial centrifugal fans in the world, but whatever your needs, we have the fan to match.


In 1863 the company founder, James Howden, invented the Forced Draught fan process. We continue to lead the way with our innovative solutions.

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 centrifugal 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.

Experienced and trusted service

Our service technicians and field engineers can supervise the installation and commissioning to ensure the equipment is safely and properly installed and tested. Their experience is invaluable in eliminating problems and minimizing time and cost.

Tough environments

Centrifugal fans are found throughout the world operating in arduous conditions and industrial processes where performance, reliability and maintainability are of paramount importance.


Whether you require standard spare parts or complete retrofit solutions our dedicated team of aftermarket specialists and engineers will provide the highest standards of centrifugal fan maintenance and upgrade services, whether or not the equipment was originally manufactured by Howden.

Product Brands


Suitable for high flow rates from medium to low pressures, the aerofoil centrifugal fans operate all air and gas flows containing moderate amounts of erosive particles.

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Alphair Cyclone 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.

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American Fans

The Howden American Fan Company range of Centrifugal Fans consists of fans for general air movement, emergency smoke extraction, and in the United Kingdom, ATEX explosive atmospheres. One Piece Outlet Flanges with mounting holes and continuously welded are standard. They are designed with Eccentric or Spring Lock Bearings for Positive Bearing to Shaft Locking.

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Centripal® EU

The Centripal® EU has various impeller options, plus direct and belt drive versions. The product is available in both fully welded and bolted construction and is suitable for clean and dusty air applications, up to 350 °C continuous as a standard feature.

Processes: Any application

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A suite of custom designed fans and blowers that offer a complete range of sizes and impeller designs, meeting all industrial air moving requirements.

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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 Custom Fans

With experience stretching back more than 160 years, we have established the reputation of being at the forefront of the global market for fan products. Research and development has played a vital part in establishing and maintaining our products at the highest levels of technology, in particular in terms of efficiency and reliability.

Processes: Power Generation (PA, ID, FD and Booster), Iron and Steel (BOS fan, Secondary ventilation and Gas booster), Pelletising fans, Any other application

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Howden Donkin Fans

Standard centrifugal fans, including single inlet, with a variety of radial bladed, forward curved, backward curved and self-cleaning impellers.

Processes: Ventilation

Howden Mixed Flow Fans

The mixed flow (or axial impulse) fan is a cost-effective alternative to an axial flow fan in situations where capital cost and resistance to erosion are as important as power consumption.

Processes: Power Generation, Mine ventilation

Rotorique® Centrifugal Fans

High aerodynamic performance heavy duty centrifugal fans. Radial bladed impellers with an inducer section at the inlet.

Processes: Power Generation, Iron and Steel (BOS fan, Sinter fan), Waste water treatment, Chemical processes

T Range Single and Double Stage Centrifugal Blowers

The T range centrifugal blowers are equipped with backward-curved blades (made from single steel sheet) and a parallel side plate. Thanks to their sturdiness, specific design and high efficiency performances, they are suitable for use in many industrial applications.

Processes: Power Generation (Fluidised bed boiler blower), Iron and Steel (Gas blower), Oil & Gas (Incinerator air blower, start-up blower, gas blower)

Technopal® Fans

Part of our Solyvent range, Technopal® Fans are designed and manufactured in accordance with customer specifications, large installed base, proven technical performance and reliable design, expert product support team.

Processes: Cement production, Iron and Steel, Oil and Gas upstream, Oil and Gas petrochemical

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