Mechanical Maintenance Training

Fans

Fans Courses

Mechanical Maintenance Training

Duration: 1.00 Hr

Course Level: Intermediate
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

Many processes and systems in an industrial facility require the movement of air or other gases. Air movement is important in applications such as heating and cooling, pollution control, combustion, and ventilation. One of the most common ways to move air and other gases in a controlled manner is with fans. This course identifies the major components of fans and describes the operation of various types of fans. The operator’s role in keeping fans working properly is also examined.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the purpose of fans.
  • Describe how airflow is measured.
  • Identify axial fan designs.
  • Identify centrifugal fan designs.
  • Review operator safety checks for fan systems.
  • Discuss fan system components.