Waterproof Fans withstand harsh environmental applications.

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Available in IP55 and IP21 rated units, RoHS-compliant Waterproof Fans meet or exceed IEC 60529 specifications for dust, moisture, and jet spray. Sizes range from 40 x 40 x 20 mm to 120 x 120 x 38 mm in dc models and from 80 x 80 x 25 mm square up to 171 x 51 mm round in ac models. DC units operate from nominal 12 V supply and deliver up to 115 cfm. Applications include outdoor security cameras, control equipment, medical equipment and emergency vehicles.

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Sunon Introduces Water Proof Fans to Meet Harshest Environmental Applications

Design exceeds IEC60529 requirements for dust, moisture and jet spray; units manufactured in compliance with RoHS Pb-Free materials/processes

Brea, CA, November 21, 2005 - Sunon, Inc., has announced a new family of waterproof fans rated for reliable performance in a variety of harsh environments, including dust-proof and water-spray proof models that meet or exceed requirements per IEC 60529 specifications, including IP-55 and IP-21 conforming standards and sizes. These fans are designed to perform in environments subject to a wide variety of dust, moisture and direct water exposure. Potential applications include use in outdoor security cameras, control equipment, medical equipment and emergency vehicles, field and ground support equipment and indoor/outdoor cooling applications where dirt, grime and high humidity extremes exist.

Sunon's IP-55 and IP-21 rated units include most popular fans sizes from 40 x 40 x 20mm thickness up to 120 x 120 x 38mm model DC fans, and from 80 x 80 x 25mm square up to 171 x 51mm round AC fans. Test certifications are available. Manufacturing Procedures include a waterproofing test process, including a dual-conformal coating of the main fan assembly. The DC units operate from a nominal 12V supply and deliver up to 115 CFM. For these models, static pressure ranges up to 0.38 inch-H2O, fan speeds up to 3900 RPM, with noise ratings of <49dBA.

Sunon's proven ball bearing and Vapo bearing fans with Sunon's patented MagLev system are available. These waterproof designs can also be specified for complete immersion ratings, per IP-56, on a special basis (contact factory). All models are supplied with wire leads or can be specified with wire harnessing and application-specific interfaces and electronics as required.

Gene Miltimore, Director of Marketing, stated, "The capability to offer these waterproof category fans expands our marketing base widely, as several core customers seek this level of environmental protection for outdoor and humidity or moisture-conscious applications."

He further stated, "Our capability to offer waterproofing rated to IP56 and application-specific modifications for interfaces and electrical features can provide an immediate solution for extreme environments." All models are manufactured in compliance with RoHS Pb-Free materials and processes to meet global expectations for environmental responsibility.

Sunon waterproof fans are priced from $2.00 each in large volume production quantities. Custom requirements, including IP-56 ratings and special configuration requirements can be directed to Sunon, Inc. through their authorized Sales Representatives and Distributors, which are located on the Sunon website at www.sunonusa.com

About Sunon, Inc.
Sunon, Inc. was established in 1999 as a subsidiary of Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Company Ltd., a global manufacturer specializing in the design and development of fans, coolers and blowers. The parent company was founded in 1980 and has since produced more than 300 million cooling fans and motors worldwide through a global network of organized sales channels. Products are manufactured in ISO9001:2000 and ISO4001 certified facilities. Sunon has a portfolio of over 621 patents. The company focuses a significant amount of its resources each year into research and development activities. Among the many innovations resulting from its efforts is Sunon's unique single-phase full wave coil windings design, which allows hub sizes to be reduced significantly. This design extends fan blade size to increase torque, airflow and heat dissipation. Sunon's new, innovative Vapo bearing fans with the patented MagLev system eliminate wobbling, reduce bearing wear, offer exceptionally quiet performance and increase fan life at a cost that is no more than is typical with ordinary fans. Both technologies are patented and include state-of-the-art advances in bearing surface materials and impeller stabilization. The company also manufacturers products in compliance with RoHS Pb-Free materials and processes as a commitment to environmental responsibility. Visit www.sunonusa.com for more details.

For further information contact Sunon, Inc., 1075 West Lambert Road, Suite A, Brea,
CA 92821. Tel: (714) 255-0208, Fax: (714) 255-0802, e-mail: adinfo@sunon.com, or visit our website at www.sunonusa.com.

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