Institute of Fluid Machinery

Fans - Experimental Investigations - Aerodynamic

Fan test rig

Prüfstand K1 Skizze

 

There are 3 permanent fan test rigs at the Institute of Fluid Machinery:

 

 KA1 - Test rig for mid size and big fans

  • Maximum volume flow V <= 7 m3/s = 25200 m3/h
  • Input power auxiliary fan 20 kW
  • Max. Diameter of fan under test Dmax = 700 mm
  • Determination of flow rate: Belmouth nozzle

 KA2 - Aero-Acoustic test rig for mid size and big fans

  • Maximum volume flow V <= 3 m3/s = 10800 m3/h
  • Simultaneous Aero-Acoustic measurement using "reverberation room"-method
  • Determination of flow rate: Belmouth nozzle

 KA3 - Test rig for small fans

  • Maximum volume flow V <= 0,2 m3/s = 720 m3/h
  • Determination of flow rate: Orifice plate