Howden / American Fan Company


The Howden / American Fan Company product line features hundreds of different types, styles, and sizes of fans. Howden / American offers customized solutions to meet the specific needs of your commercial fan or industrial fan application.

The Howden / American Fan Company provides air movement solutions with the “American Fan” and Axial Fans types of fans for industrial, commercial and marine/offshore applications worldwide. Howden / American Fan is proud of our reputation as application solution experts. American Fan is committed to delivering value with superior quality engineered products plus the Industry’s first “2 Year Warranty”!

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American Fan ImageBCA – Backwardly Inclined Fan

BCA – Backwardly Inclined Fan is a high efficiency backwardly inclined airfoil bladed wheel designed for clean dry air applications and exhibiting non-overloading horsepower characteristics, with stable performance over the entire pressure curve.

Noise levels are the lowest in the peak efficiency range of the performance curve. Class 3 wheels utilize internal blade stiffeners for higher tip speed capability. AMCA certified for sound and performance. 14 fan sizes from 12-1/4″ through 66″ diameter wheels, in Class I, II, III construction.

  • Heavy gauge continuously welded housings, reversible and rotatable
  • High Temperature construction to 1000 deg. F. available
  • Rotatable Housing
  • Dynamically balanced wheels to assure smooth operation
  • Available spark resistant construction
  • Available corrosion resistant and special alloys
  • Pressures to 17” SP WG (Special applications up to 25″ SP)
  • Lifting eyes are standard for ease of handling
  • Maximum CFM 100,000
Typical Applications
  • Air Curtains
  • Air Flotation Conveyors
  • Air Pollution Control Systems
  • Boiler Windbox
  • Combustion Air
  • Drying and Ovens
  • Electronics Cooling
  • Forced Draft
  • Fume Control
  • Gas Boosting
  • Glass Blowing
  • HVAC
  • Induced Pneumatic Conveying
  • Make-up Air
  • Material Aeration
Major Industries
  • Chemical
  • Energy
  • Food Processing
  • Glass
  • Petrochemical
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Steel
  • Textile

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