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High Temperature Axials and VSDs

Use of variable speed drives with high temperature smoke extraction fans

High Temperature Axials and VSDs CPD training

When EN12101-3, 2015, was updated and came into effect on 8th April 2017

The update allowed (for the first time) frequency converters to be used during a fire event. This enabled dual mode fans (those used for both day-to-day ventilation and high temperature smoke extraction) to be controlled by Variable Speed Drives (VSDs), even during fires.

Learning Objectives

  • Explanation of EN12101-3, : Specification for powered smoke and heat exhaust ventilators
  • European Standard & Test Conditions
  • High Temperature fan design (Best Practice)
  • Nuaire Test Facilities & Expertise

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