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Used Warehouse Fans


Used Warehouse Fans for Sale

  • Fans help to control temperature to maintain and comfortable and healthy working environment in a warehouse.
  • Industrial and warehouse fans can help keep energy costs down, as large buildings can be extremely difficult and expensive to keep at a certain temperature.
  • Fans provide a steady flow of air and ventilation.
  • ASI pays top dollar for used warehouse fans: Learn More About Our Purchasing Program
Used Industrial Barrel Fans
  • Belt Drive for Quiet Operation
  • Free Standing, Easy to Move
  • Dependable Air Circulation
  • Energy Efficient
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Used Air Cannons
  • Throw Air Over Long Distances
  • Totally Enclosed Motors
  • Floor or Wall Mount
  • Effective Air Circulation
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Used Pedestal Fans
  • Maximum Air Circulation
  • Adjustable Height Fans
  • Adjustable Tilt Head
  • Cost-Effective
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Used Wall Mounted Fans
  • Free Up Floor Space
  • Metal Enclosure for Safety
  • 110 Voltage
  • Energy Efficient
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Used Big Ass Fans
  • Lower Energy Costs
  • Improve Air Quality
  • Improve Employee Health
  • Protect Inventory
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We Buy Used Warehouse Equipment

Are you moving or liquidating your facility and looking to sell your used warehouse equipment or material? American Surplus Inc. can help! American Surplus Inc. offers a purchasing program for new and used warehouse and material handling equipment. Learn more about our purchasing program online or call our sales office at (800) 876-3736 to get started.

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About Warehouse Fans

Industrial barrel fans, sometimes called drum fans, provide ideal temperature control in large rooms or areas of a warehouse. They are typically direct, or belt driven to reduce power consumption and noise pollution. Some are on wheels to make moving from place to place easier, and some can be tilted to direct air flow to specific spots. Manufacturing facilities can use industrial barrel fans to create a safer work environment for workers. They can help create the proper ventilation, that removes lingering odors, pollutants, and smoke. Aside from proper ventilation barrel fans can help protect industrial environments from overheating, mold buildup, and product deterioration.

Air cannons are high-velocity industrial fans which can be either free-standing or stationary, depending on your needs. With motors operating at numerous horsepower, air cannons can blow cool air over long distances and are a great addition to any warehouse. Air cannons have many benefits and can be used in a wide variety of industries as it’s a cost-effective way to circulate air. Most air cannons from ASI include ceiling mount brackets for your convenience.

Pedestal fans and wall-mounted fans offer a more moderate amount of air flow than barrel fans or air cannons. Pedestal fans are smaller and convenient to move from room to room, are completely adjustable, and some even oscillate to vary direction of air flow. Wall mounted fans can also be tilted to adjust air flow, and they easily affix to walls to reduce risk from having electrical cords on the floor and to be less obstructive than a large profile fan. 

New industrial or warehouse fans can cost thousands of dollars, but when buying used from American Surplus Inc. you will save 40-60% off compared to new prices. Every warehouse fan is tested and inspected by our trained staff to ensure that it is in great condition and excellent working order. Contact a member of our sales team to find out about our full inventory and get an edge on the summer heat.

Applications & Types of Warehouse Fans

Warehouse fans are an essential component of many industrial and commercial settings, helping to circulate air and maintain consistent temperatures throughout large spaces. There are several different types of warehouse fans available on the market, each designed to suit different applications and environments.

One of the most common types of warehouse fans is the high-volume low-speed (HVLS) fan. HVLS fans are designed to move large volumes of air at low speeds, making them an ideal solution for large industrial spaces. They can be mounted on ceilings or walls and can be controlled using remote controls or wall-mounted switches. HVLS fans are available in a range of sizes and configurations, making them suitable for a variety of different applications.

Another popular type of warehouse fan is the directional fan. Directional fans are designed to move air in a specific direction, making them ideal for targeted ventilation and cooling applications. They are available in a range of sizes and styles, including wall-mounted, ceiling-mounted, and portable models.

In addition to these types of warehouse fans, there are also specialized fans designed for specific applications. For example, explosion-proof fans are designed for use in hazardous environments where there is a risk of fire or explosion. These fans are built to withstand high temperatures and are designed to prevent sparks or other ignition sources from being generated.

Overall, warehouse fans are an essential component of many industrial and commercial settings, helping to improve air circulation, reduce humidity levels, and maintain consistent temperatures throughout large spaces. By choosing the right type of warehouse fan for your specific application, you can ensure optimal performance and energy efficiency, leading to lower operating costs and a more comfortable working environment for employees.

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Advantages of Warehouse Fans

Warehouse fans have several advantages, including:

  • Improved air circulation: Warehouse fans help to circulate air throughout the space, which can help to distribute both warm and cool air more evenly. This can lead to a more comfortable working environment for employees, as well as help to maintain consistent temperatures throughout the space.
  • Increased energy efficiency: By improving air circulation, warehouse fans can help to reduce the workload on heating and cooling systems, leading to lower energy costs and increased efficiency.
  • Reduced humidity: In humid climates, warehouse fans can help to reduce humidity levels by circulating air and preventing moisture buildup. This can help to prevent damage to stored goods and equipment, as well as improve employee comfort.
  • Improved air quality: Warehouse fans can help to improve indoor air quality by circulating and ventilating stale air and bringing in fresh air from outside. This can help to reduce the concentration of airborne pollutants and improve overall air quality.
  • Cost-effective: Compared to other industrial ventilation and cooling systems, warehouse fans are often more cost-effective to install and maintain. They also require less energy to operate, leading to lower long-term operating costs.
  • Compliance with Regulations: Many industries have regulations and guidelines for indoor air quality and working conditions. Proper ventilation and air circulation with warehouse fans can help warehouses meet these regulatory requirements.
  • Fire Hazard Reduction: Adequate ventilation through warehouse fans can help reduce the risk of fire hazards by maintaining proper oxygen levels and minimizing the buildup of flammable gases or vapors.
  • Condensation Prevention: By maintaining consistent air circulation and temperature, warehouse fans can help prevent condensation on surfaces, reducing the risk of damage to inventory, equipment, and building structures.
  • Employee Comfort and Productivity: A well-ventilated and comfortable warehouse environment promotes higher employee morale, reduces fatigue, and enhances overall productivity. Employees are more likely to work efficiently in a space with good air circulation.

Types of Warehouse Fans

There are several types of warehouse fans available, each designed to serve specific purposes and provide effective air circulation and ventilation within warehouse environments. Here are some common types of warehouse fans:

  • Ceiling Fans: Ceiling fans are mounted on the ceiling and are effective at distributing air throughout a large area. They help maintain consistent temperatures and reduce hot or cold spots within the warehouse.
  • Floor Fans: Floor fans, also known as pedestal fans or circulator fans, are portable and can be placed on the floor. They provide localized air circulation and are ideal for targeting specific areas or workstations.
  • Wall-Mount Fans: Wall-mounted fans are installed on walls to provide directed airflow. They are often used to optimize space and provide efficient cooling or ventilation in specific zones.
  • High-Velocity Fans: High-velocity fans generate powerful airflow and are particularly effective at moving large volumes of air over long distances. They are suitable for larger warehouses or spaces with high ceilings.
  • Exhaust Fans: Exhaust fans help remove stale air, odors, and pollutants from the warehouse by expelling them outside. They play a crucial role in maintaining indoor air quality and preventing the buildup of harmful substances.
  • Pedestal Fans: Pedestal fans are like floor fans but are elevated on a tall stand. They can be adjusted in height and angle, making them versatile for directing airflow at different levels.
  • Destratification Fans: Destratification fans are designed to address temperature stratification, which occurs when warm air rises to the ceiling while cooler air remains at lower levels. These fans help mix and circulate air to maintain uniform temperatures.
  • Blower Fans: Blower fans are powerful fans used for moving large volumes of air quickly. They are often used for drying, cooling, or ventilating specific areas, such as loading docks or large open spaces.
  • Misting Fans: Misting fans combine air circulation with the cooling effect of mist. They are effective at reducing the perceived temperature in hot and humid conditions.
  • Directional Fans: Directional fans, also known as pivot fans, can be adjusted to direct airflow precisely where it is needed. They are versatile and can be positioned to target specific work areas or processes.
  • Warehouse Ceiling Fans: Specifically designed for industrial settings, warehouse ceiling fans are larger and more robust than traditional ceiling fans. They provide efficient air circulation and cooling for large spaces.
  • Hybrid Fans: Hybrid fans combine features of different fan types, such as ceiling fans with misting capabilities or high-velocity floor fans with oscillating heads. They provide multiple benefits in one unit.

Warehouse Fans Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the difference between our industrial fans and a commercial fan?
A: Fans are categorized based on the purpose and environment for which they’re used. Industrial fans allow increased comfort and airflow in high-traffic, noisy settings such as your warehouse. Commercial fans work together with existing cooling systems in places where the silent aesthetic is valued.

Q: What type of industrial fans does ASI carry?
A: American Surplus has an abundance of fans in stock, including barrel fans, wall mounted fans, standing pedestal fans, and high velocity ceiling fans.

Q: How big of a fan do I need?
A: Typically, if you’re looking to add a fan to your space, the square footage of the space should be 5-7 times larger than the fan’s diameter. For example, a 30-inch fan would cover an area of at least 22,500 square feet!

Q: Do I need to install an industrial fan?
A: Unless your fan is free standing, ASI will equip you with any stands, bases, or wall mounts necessary to install your industrial fan.

Q: Are these used warehouse fans in good working condition?
A: Yes, all used warehouse fans listed on our website are thoroughly inspected and tested to ensure they are in good working condition before being made available for sale.

Q: Can I visit your location to see the fans in person before purchasing?
A: Yes, you are welcome to visit our location to see the fans in person. We recommend contacting us in advance to schedule a visit and confirm the availability of specific items.