Adjustable drive fans are for exhausting corrosive fumes from institutional and industrial laboratory hoods. Four basic sizes with forward-curved wheels and two sizes with backward-inclined fan wheels are available. Capacities range from 250 to 4,000 CFM at static pressure to 2 1/2-inches WG. Fume hood fan catalog No. 26001 lists electrical and mechanical specifications; and provides performance charts, dimensions, and photographs.
DF Fan Services Inc., 495 Wegner Dr., West Chicago, IL 60185.
A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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