Spark-Resistant Construction

MJC designs, builds, and/or modifies HVAC units and systems for Trane, Carrier, York, McQuay and many others to fit custom needs or applications, as well as providing complete rental units for Trane, Carrier, Munters, ECSI, Mead Westvaco etc., for field mobile applications.

Product

Spark resistant fan construction

Application

For use in hazardous environments such as:

  • Waste water treatment plants
  • Chemical plants
  • Petroleum refineries

Installed in

  • Air handling units
  • Split systems
  • Packaged units
  • Refrigerant Evaporators

Notes

NEC hazardous environment classifications covered:

  • Class I, Division 2, Groups C and D
  • Class II, Division 2, Groups E, F and G

Standard Construction

  • Existing fan replaced with one with an aluminum wheel and aluminum inlet cone
  • Motor replaced with explosion-proof rated motor
  • Fan assembly grounded
  • New sheaves and belts provided as necessary
  • New flex connection fabricated for fan discharge

Optional Items

  • Bearings encapsulated. Grease lines run through encapsulators
  • Air purge device to supply clean air to bearing encapsulators
  • Externally mounted fan motor

Spark Resistant Modifications