January 29, 2016: Axial Mining Fans

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January 29, 2016: A major manufacturer of large, contra-rotating, axial mining and underground fan systems was experiencing drive motor bearing failures due to complex aerodynamic loadings. EAC configured Red Band, MSHA explosion-proof mining and underground motors to withstand these loads from large fans mounted directly to shafts. TEAO, direct-drive, Red Band motors in frame sizes C215TC, C286TCZ, and C365TCZ; powers to 75 HP, speeds 1,800 and 3,600 rpm.


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