Why Tunnel Fans with Butterfly Shutters may not be a Good Investment?

Published on: 01/26/2015
Author/s : Dr. Mike Czarick and Dr. Brian D. Fairchild (University of Georgia)

Figure 1. Damaged fans with butterfly shutters For decades, the “slant wall” fan was the preferred poultry house exhaust fan (Figure 2). Testing found that by simply moving a traditional exterior panel shutter (Figure 4) to the intake side of the fan, the air-moving capacity of the fan was increased five to ten percent. Furthermore, the interior fan shutter location resulted in a re...

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Maheswar Rath Maheswar Rath
BVSc &AH,MVSc &AH,poultry science, Ph.D. Poultry science
January 26, 2015
dear sir,
Good productive article for poultry housing with tunnel ventilation. rath
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Badr Alfadil Badr Alfadil
Veterinary Doctor
January 27, 2015
thank you for this article on exhaust fans with butterfly shutters. it is really valuable.
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Ashfaq Ahmad Ashfaq Ahmad
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
January 27, 2015
Perfect analysis of Exhaust fans types , its really very useful for broiler house managers and helpful in designing and planning of houses for future.
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Dr. Mike Czarick Dr. Mike Czarick
Agricultural Engineer
January 27, 2015
Glad you found the newsletter informative
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muhammad zeeshan muhammad zeeshan
Administration
March 2, 2019
Yes
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Dr. Md. Mehadi Hasan Dr. Md. Mehadi Hasan
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
July 16, 2019
A good article about Tunnel fan shutter indeed.
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