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Orion harsh environment IP68 Fans now distributed by New Yorker Electronics

12 January 2022

New Yorker Electronics has released the IP68-rated harsh environment AC and DC fan series from Orion Fans. Offered in a variety of frame sizes, these axial fans deliver a waterproof design for harsh environments. The IP68 rating ensures that the motor has complete protection from dust and other particles and can be completely submerged in water of depths up to 3 m. With the DC fans, special functions are available such as alarms, tachometers, thermistor speed controls and temperature sensors.

The Orion harsh environment AC/DC fans are designed for demanding wash-down applications and are ATEX-certified for Zone 2 and other harsh environments. They feature a dual ball bearing system designSource: New Yorker ElectronicsSource: New Yorker Electronics and PBT, UL94V-0 plastic or aluminum die-cast frames. The fans are designed for alternative energy, commercial refrigeration, food and beverage processing, marine, outdoor machinery, outdoor telecom systems, transportation and other applications.

The launch of nine new IP68-rated DC fans series totaling 90 different models offers engineers design variety and flexibility to meet most any application requirement. With air flows ranging from 14 CFM to 300 CFM, the DC fans maximize air movement and heat dissipation to extend electronic component and system operating life. The units are available in sizes from 60 mm to 172 mm.

Features and benefits:

  • AC — Brushless EC motor, electronically protected
  • DC — Brushless DC motor, auto restart, polarity protected, electronically protected
  • Dual ball bearing system
  • Two wire leads
  • Frame PBT UL94V-0 plastic
  • Impeller PBT UL94V0- plastic
  • Operating Temp: AC: -15° C to 65° C; DC: -20° C to 70° C
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