Testing Fan

Custom Industrial Fans and Blowers and Comprehensive Testing and Inspection

Thorough testing procedures. Proven results. To ensure your products can withstand the harshest applications you need to put them through the most demanding tests and inspections. None of our industrial centrifugal blowers leave our facilities without ensuring they have what it takes to deliver long-lasting performance. You get the peace of mind that only Illinois Blower delivers.

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Testing & Inspection

We utilize every industry-approved testing procedure to ensure continued and long-lasting industrial centrifugal blower product performance.

  • Accelerated Fatigue Testing: In-House Designed Test Chamber Allows for High Speed, up to 5,000 RPM & Fast Cycle Times, as low as 30 Seconds from Zero RPM to Maximum RPM to Zero
  • Air Performance Measurement (Flow, Pressure, Power)
  • AMCA 260 Induced Flow
  • ASME (American Society Of Mechanical Engineers) Weld Analysis
  • Bump/Natural Frequency Testing
  • Critical Speed Analysis & Inspection
  • Durability
  • Dye Penetrating
  • Dynamic Impeller Balancing
  • Fan Housing Pressure Testing
  • Hot Gas Test
  • Impact
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection
  • Material Certification
  • Material Hardness (Charpy Impact Testing)
  • Mechanical Run Testing Station: 50′ L x 32′ W Area with Steel Reinforced T-Slot Floor Measuring 25′ L x 16′ W with an Allowable Load up to 40,000 lbs. (20 Tons)
  • Nondestructive Examination Tests
  • Overspeed
  • Positive Material Identification/Verification
  • Performance Testing up to 840-hp & Speeds in Excess of 5,000 RPM Using Five In-House Variable Frequency Drive Units (VFD)
  • Prototype/Product Evaluation
  • Shaft Run-Out Verification
  • Sound Performance
  • Startup Services
  • Temperature Performance
  • Vibration & Analysis
  • Weld Inspection (ASME Non-Destructive, NDE Weld Analysis, X-Ray, Ultrasound)
  • Wheel Balance

Case Studies

At Illinois Blower, we meet the most demanding challenges every day. See how.