Updated May 17, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Centrifugal Blowers

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This wiki has been updated 8 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Centrifugal blowers are sometimes referred to as squirrel cage fans, but no matter what you call them, they are extremely useful in a variety of applications, including cooling, ventilation, and air circulation. They come in a range of sizes and price points, so there's bound to be one to meet your needs, whether you're looking for a unit that requires installation or one that stands alone. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. TerraBloom Silent Series

2. Shop-Vac Mighty Mini Air Mover

3. Fantech FR 110

Editor's Notes

May 14, 2019:

While centrifugal blowers come in a stunning array of sizes, shapes, and prices, there are a few names that stand out, such as the TerraBloom Silent Series and the Fantech FR 110. They're both commonly used for ventilating a variety of rooms, from bathrooms to attics, and they arrive with mounting hardware and an instruction manual so you can install them without delay. There's also the Ebm Papst Single Inlet, but it's quite expensive and may be too much machine for casual, at-home use. If, however, you're looking for something on the robust side, it may be just what you need. We also selected several stand-alone blowers that are useful in cleaning and construction. These include the Shop-Vac Mighty Mini Air Mover and the Stanley High Velocity. Of the two, the Shop-Vac model is generally known to be more durable, but it only offers three positions, whereas the Stanley model has a full-range pivoting head. They both have built-in outlets for connecting multiple units together, though.

Special Honors

Air Control Industries Centrifugal Fans Air Control Industries Centrifugal Fans are available in a wide range of configurations and sizes, including both forward bladed and backward curved models, and can be manufactured to custom specifications. Energy-saving choices are available for those with a focus on environmental friendliness, as well. aircontrolindustries.com

Atlantic Blowers For efficiency you can count on, you might consider any from Atlantic Blowers' extensive line of centrifugal models. They vary from small and lightweight to beefy units that can generate more than 3,000 CFM, but you'll need to go through the process of receiving a quote. atlanticblowers.com

4. Dayton Permanent Split Capacitor

5. Fasco 1600 RPM

6. Stanley High Velocity

7. Utuo Brushless Radial

8. EBM Papst Single Inlet

9. TerraBloom Inline

10. Xpower Commercial

Melissa Harr
Last updated on May 17, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.

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