Orion Fans Creates a Complete Product Line for Cooling Applications Requiring Fan Guards

Complete line includes wire mesh, plastic, louvered, metal, and filtered fan guards and kits.

Dallas, TX, July 22, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Orion Fans, one of the few full-line fan manufacturers to supply fan guards and accessories, now offers a complete line of wire mesh, plastic, louvered, push-on, metal and filtered fan guards and kits, providing design engineers multiple guard options when evaluating fans for their specific applications. Saving engineers and purchasing professionals time by offering the complete fan and guard solution, Orion Fans reduces vendor count and provides the quickest delivery with available inventory of all fan guard options.

Whether the fan application requires finger protection and/or additional filtering to prevent dirt and dust from entering equipment, Orion Fans offers every type of guard option for applications including enclosures, industrial automation, network equipment, medical equipment, truck and automotive.

“We are continually expanding our fan guard product offering to give manufacturers multiple options to ensure safety and to prevent contaminants from entering their end-products no matter what the application,” said David Luna, product marketing manager, Orion Fans. “Fan guards are usually the last thing engineers think of, which is why we maintain sufficient inventory and make it easy for them to specify, select and buy the optimum fan guard solution. We even offer free metal fan guards with orders of 5,000 fans or more.”

The Orion fan guard offering comprises:
- The wire mesh fan guard meets the UL/cUL standards, and is available for fan sizes ranging from 60mm to 172mm. The steel wire is electroplated in nickel chrome and features welded joints that are able to withstand 200 pounds of separation force.
- Metal guards are made of steel wire that is electroplated in nickel chrome and features welded joints that are able to withstand 200 pounds of separation force. Black finishes are also available and sizes range from 25mm to 280mm.
- Plastic guards and plastic push-on guards feature a UL 94V-0 flame-resistant rating. Plastic guards fit fan sizes from 40mm to 172 mm. Push-on guards require no additional hardware and are available for 60, 80, 92, 120 and 127mm size fans.
- Plastic louvered filtered fan guards are available for the three most popular fan sizes (120mm,172mm and 254mm). Standard plastic guards are available in black (gray guards are available with special order).

For more information about Orion’s fan guards and comprehensive line of AC and DC fans, fan accessories, fan trays, and blowers, contact an authorized Orion Fans distributor or contact Knight Electronics’ Orion Fans at 10557 Metric Dr., Dallas, TX, 75243; call 800-323-2439, or visit Orion on the web at http://www.orionfans.com/.

Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics, Inc. is an ISO9001/2000 global manufacturer of standard and custom AC and DC fans, fan accessories, fan trays, and blowers. Established in 1995, Orion Fans supplies quality engineered and competitively priced cooling products and assemblies to OEMs worldwide. The company has engineering and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Zac Linton