The Type C Chimney Fan is the solution to preventing smoking fireplaces. It provides negative pressure to overcome the effects of wind, cold chimneys, insufficient chimney height, and downdraft. It is designed for wood, coal and gas fireplaces and is available in four sizes: 6", 8", 10", and 13". It is insulated to withstand peak temperatures up to 1300 degrees F and operates continually at 900 degrees F without overheating the motor windings or bearings. It can operate with a standard manual on-off switch, or can be installed with a variable speed motor control.
The Type C Chimney Fan is connected to a manually-operated variable speed control. When engaged, the fan immediately creates draft by pulling air through the hearth and up the chimney, providing air for combustion and preventing downdrafts.
Occasional smoking may be the result of several factors including downdraft caused by adjacent buildings, terrain or trees. Remodeling, new additions, or the addition of an exhaust fan can change air flows and result in poor draft. Or a fireplace design inadequacy, such as an undersized flue, may prevent adequate draft.
A considerable amount of air is necessary to allow for good chimney draft. In many tightly constructed homes, this air is not readily available. The addition of a Type C Draft Inducer will compensate for lack of air by supplementing the chimney’s natural draft.
A chimney, especially on an outside wall, may be so cold prior to starting a fire that no draft exists. A Type C Draft Inducer switched on before starting the fire will provide draft until the chimney has become hot enough to generate a natural draft.
|Motor Information||Speed Control|
|6" Type C||115||.81||57||60||1550||115||5||60|
|8" Type C||115||.81||57||60||1550||115||5||60|
|10" Type C||115||3.75||252||60||1050||115||5||60|
|13" Type C||115||3.75||252||60||1050||115||5||60|
|6" C Draft Inducer||5 59/64||16||3 15/32||14 3/4||3.5 sq. ft.|
|8" C Draft Inducer||7 15/16||16||3 3/8||14 3/4||7 sq. ft.|
|10" C Draft Inducer||10||16||3 3/8||14 3/4||12 sq. ft.|
|13" C Draft Inducer||13||16||3||14 3/4||30 sq. ft.|