Remote or Inline Blower Installed on Side or Upside Down
- Inline or remote blower installed on its side or upside down if protected from outdoor elements
- Why can't a remote or inline blower be placed on its side or upside down for installation?
- Would placing a remote or linline blower on its side or upside down cause damage to the blower?
- Does the remote or inline blower discharge have to be pointed or angled down?
- Are there wind considerations when installing a remote blower?
The discharge end of a remote blower should be pointed down the roofline or exterior wall; additionally, the blower discharge should be orientated away from prevailing winds.
- A remote or inline blower cannot be installed on its side, upside down, or vertically, as doing so would change the axis of the fan blade shaft, putting too much load on the motor bearings and cause damage.
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