Fan Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Green & Clean

Variable Speed Control increases ventilation system efficacy.

May 25, 2016

Mounted internally within fan housing to eliminate voltage spikes that can contribute to motor performance issues/failure, Vari-Green™ Drive (Model VGD-100) optimizes energy savings and efficiency of ventilation systems in diverse applications. This preprogrammed, factory mounted and wired variable speed control, intended for 3-phase motors up to 10 hp, uses R3 filtering technology to reduce electrical harmonics back into building and does not require any field installation or start-up. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Green & Clean

Speed Control provides precise airflow regulation.

May 24, 2016

Designed for use with any AC fan or fan tray, OA11/22 dual-channel phase control unit lets user control fan speed for single or multiple fan assemblies. This 120/220 Vac, field-adjustable unit lets engineer specify and control fan noise, speed, and air delivery according to application requirements. Four user-adjustable speeds – off, low, medium, and high – maximize control and flexibility with minimal setup time. Areas of use include medical, industrial, networking, and telecom applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ventilation Control features ETL certification.

October 15, 2015

Equipped with electrochemical sensor and microcomputer-based CO detection circuit, COSTAR® 24VC-e monitors unsafe levels of carbon monoxide in parking garages to protect building's occupants. Ventilation control saves energy by activating fan only when required to maintain air quality. Featuring calibration-free design, unit self-tests electronic circuit and signals fault warning if malfunction is detected. Product meets UL standard 2075 and adheres to strict NIOSH requirements. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Thermal Control Unit provides programmable AC fan control.

October 8, 2015

Designed for use with any AC fan or fan tray in medical, industrial, networking, and telecom applications, Model TCAC001 saves energy by operating fans only when needed. Unit features remote sensor with temperature range of -20 to +60°C that is used as trigger for fan activation/deactivation based on temperature settings. Installed in 19 in. rack, 1U high device is rated up to 10 A and can control 3-, 6-, or 9-fan trays, individual fans, or fan trays mounted on bottom and top of rack. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Prime Power Generator Retrofit Saves $60K in Fuel per Year

April 29, 2015

Leman Engineering's intelligent electric drive radiator fan controls can save $60,000 in fuel costs per year.  The cooling systems on modern, emissions friendly diesel generator sets have changed a lot in the last 20 years. They now have 2 cooling circuits: one for jacket water and one for aftercooler. Each circuit has its own thermal demand needs and should be controlled independently. ... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner's Advanced Technologies Displayed at 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show

March 30, 2015

BorgWarner Launches New DuroSpeed™ 2-speed Fan Drive on March 25 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – BorgWarner will display a wide range of advanced technologies at this year's Mid-America Trucking Show held at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky, on March 26 - 28. In Booth 36290, BorgWarner will launch its new K32 DuroSpeed™ 2-speed fan drive with a press event at 1:30 p.m. on... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Two-Speed Fan Drive suits off-highway truck applications.

March 27, 2015

Featuring modular design, DuroSpeed™ Fan Drive delivers reliable cooling for severe operating and vocational truck applications such as construction vehicles and municipal trucks. Pneumatically actuated drive has high disengaged fan speed to prevent engine temperatures from rising too quickly. Because fan drive engages and disengages less often, clutch life increases, noise decreases, and dust buildup in radiator is minimized. Drive has no spinning air connections to wear, inspect, or service. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Features Advanced Airflow Solutions and Turbocharging Technologies at 2015 TMC Show

February 16, 2015

BorgWarner Debuts New K32 DuroSpeed™ Fan Drive AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — BorgWarner will feature a variety of its advanced airflow solutions and turbocharging technologies in Booth 514 at this year's Technology Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee, on February 16 - 19. Regulated two-stage (R2S®) and variable turbine... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Z-Wave Thermostat enables remote control via mobile device.

January 20, 2015

With Model Z-TZEMT400AB3NX, users can remotely control heating and cooling system via Virtual Keypad App, which is downloaded to smartphone or mobile device. In addition to by-degree temperature control, users may also select Heat, Cool, Auto, Fan, or Off. Once customers begin using Favorites on Virtual Keypad App, they will be able to assign multiple Z-Wave devices to single command. Z-Wave requires 738Z Z-Wave module and supports 232 modules. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, HVAC

Reference Design aids cooling fan motor control.

January 8, 2015

Reference design, built around TMPM375 MCU with Vector Engine (VE) technology and peripherals, simplifies complex motor control designs in high-performance cooling fans and similar products for servers and data centers. VE technology employs vector control in hardware to aid handling of complex field-oriented vector control and space-vector modulation methods. Options range from single-phase Brushless DC Motor control to Vector Controlled Brushless DC Motor systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Next Generation Controls

September 9, 2014

Charleroi, PA Hoffman Lamson's Next Generation Controls and Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) optimize the efficiency of your new or existing Hoffman Lamson blower installations.  These control solutions are engineered with the newest technologies, yielding cost effective, flexible, and robust systems that save you money. Next Generation Controls and VFDs offer an annual 20% savings in... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Variable Fan Drive and Plastic Fan cool equipment engines.

February 14, 2014

Modulator® LCV40 Fully Variable Fan Drive and WindMaster® Plastic LS11 Fan help improve fuel economy of agricultural, construction, and transportation equipment. Controlled by engine's electronic control unit (ECU), completely sealed Modulator LCV40 Fan Drive offers variable-speed operation. WindMaster LS11 blades, constructed with UV-stabilized materials, can be trimmed to appropriate size and are optimized for minimum deflection, reduced fan stress, and airflow stability. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Humidity Sensor/Fan Control automatically controls ventilation.

January 9, 2014

Using digital sensing technology, Humidity Sensor and Fan Control automatically turns on ventilation fan to reduce condensation in humid or damp areas. Adjustable settings for sensor sensitivity, humidity level, and automatic time out can be set to meet specific needs of room. As single pole device for control of ventilation fan or fan/light combination, product is compatible with incandescent, LED, CFL, and fluorescent lighting loads and may be used with ventilation fans up to 1/6 hp. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Thermostat System communicates wirelessly via mesh network.

November 20, 2013

In addition to controlling occupancy sensors, lighting, fans, and plug loads, plug-and-play Web Comfort™ System can be used with meter to monitor and track energy use for specific area, load type, or building. Based upon sensor input, schedule, local input, curtailment, and event information, adjustments to devices are implemented in real-time to minimize energy waste. Each device acts as repeater, passing signal in daisy chain sequence to seamlessly communicate back to Web Comfort Manager. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Airflow Controller optimizes fan testing.

August 9, 2013

Supporting fans and fan trays up to 30 A, FSC-200 Fan Speed Controller provides precise management of fan speeds during thermal management studies of electronic devices. Unit comes with ATS stageSPEED software, which allows use of PC to incrementally control speed from 0–100% of max power. Communicating with PC via USB connection, FSC-200 controls fans and fan trays with 0.5% resolution and provides ±1% data accuracy. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Fan Drive Control offers reversing and zero-speed capability.

April 25, 2013

Available for H1 piston pumps, PLUS+1™ Compliant Fan Drive Control utilizes closed-circuit technology to meet demand for hydraulic cooling fan systems in Tier 4-compliant mobile off-highway equipment applications. Unit is available in 12 and 24 V models and is suitable for machines above 20 kW. In addition to proportional forward control, FDC can automatically reverse direction of fan to purge trapped dirt and debris, and stop fan completely in circumstances where cooling needs are minimal. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Single-Axis Drive covers 0.12-15 kW power range.

January 23, 2013

Available in 4 frame sizes from 1/6–20 hp, Sinamics V20 operates pumps, fans, compressors, and conveyor systems. Drive can be connected directly in-line and mounted as push-through installation in addition to conventional wall-mounting method. Equipped with Basic Operator Panel for trouble-free on-site commissioning and operation, drive uses Keep Running Mode to automatically adapt to power supply, and ECO-mode which automatically adapts magnetic flux in motor to optimum operating point. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean

Introducing the New DV15 High Flow Directional Valves, Pre-Engineered Fan Drive HICs and EasyValve® in Chinese

December 11, 2012

Comatrol Continues its Rhythm of Innovation - Introducing the New DV15 High Flow Directional Valves, Pre-Engineered Fan Drive HICs and EasyValve® in Chinese at BAUMA China 2012<4444>Supporting the continued trend toward hydraulic fan drive systems, the new DV15 directional control valves were developed to drive more compact and efficient designs of the new RFDE reversing fan drive... Read More

Controls & Controllers

AC Drive is optimized for pump and fan applications.

November 16, 2012

Available in 0.75&ndash;250 hp and 230&ndash;500 V ranges for water and wastewater and building automation applications, VACON® 100 FLOW provides dedicated functions that benefit flow control processes while also offering Multimaster and Multifollower features for controlling multiple pumps simultaneously. Graphical, multilingual display and configuration wizards foster usability, and built-in block programming functions allow AC drive to be tailored for unique requirements. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Programmable Thermostat offers heat pump control.

June 4, 2012

Ranging from 32-99°F with ±1°F accuracy, Model PLVT1 directly controls furnace, small boiler, air conditioner, circulator fan, and heat pump in commercial or residential buildings. Unit has LCD that shows current temperature and operating mode. In case of power outage, thermostat can be operated off 2 AAA batteries. Unit can be set to automatically switch between heating and cooling to minimize need to switch modes for different seasons. Read More