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Used Warehouse Fans

Temperature control is extremely important to maintain a comfortable and healthy working environment in your warehouse. Industrial facilities usually experience hot and humid internal temperature that call for effective cooling and dehumidification throughout the day. While industrial fans are very helpful for temperature changes during the warmer months, they also help to create a more comfortable environment in the winter as well, especially in warehouse buildings that have high ceilings which cause air to get stagnant. It's expensive and difficult to keep big open spaces at desirable temperatures. This can lead to high energy costs. Rather than empty your wallet, American Surplus offers a wide variety of used industrial and warehouse fans.

Generally, warehouse facilities do not have air conditioning, and summer temperatures can put manual workers at serious health risks. Warehouse fans will allow for a steady follow of air and ventilation that will keep workers comfortable while keeping energy costs low. The more comfortable your warehouse employees are the more efficient and productive they will be. ASI have barrel fans, air cannons, pedestal fans, and even wall-mounted fans to meet any air cooling need you have!

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 High-Volume Low-Speed Fan
  • Lower Energy Costs
  • Improve Air Quality
  • Improve Employee Health
  • Protect Inventory
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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.

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.

Overall, warehouse fans are a cost-effective and energy-efficient way to improve air circulation, reduce humidity levels, and improve indoor air quality in large industrial spaces.

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.

Not Sure Which Type of Fan You Need?

Not sure which type of warehouse fan for you? Start here!
With so many options available, it can be a challenge choosing the right type of fan to efficiently cool your facility! Thankfully, ASI is here with a handy guide explaining the key differences between the various styles of industrial fans we carry! Learn More

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.