U.S. Patent No. 8,672,614
The Power-Plume was designed for critical lab applications where safety and efficiency are the primary concerns.
Power-Plume is a powered induction device used to induce large amounts of ambient air and generate plume height regardless of the lab exhaust flow. This device has the unique advantage of maintaining a minimum 50 foot plume height even as the lab exhaust flow is reduced for partial load conditions. Dilution rates at maximum lab exhaust flow exceed 200%. As the lab exhaust is reduced, dilution rates can exceed 1,000%.
Power-Plume conveys a column of ambient air around the lab exhaust air encapsulating the contaminated lab exhaust. The primary lab exhaust fan is still utilized to exhaust the contaminated lab air. It can now be operated on a VFD for partial load conditions. This saves energy as we no longer need to utilize bypass air during partial load conditions to maintain plume height. Since the primary lab exhaust fan is not required to generate the high discharge velocities for adequate plume height, the power requirements of this fan are significantly reduced.
TCNHBLE Data Catalog
QMXVP Data Catalog
CAVP Data Catalog
Power-Plume ® Catalog
Laboratory Exhaust Manual
Power Plume ® Manual
QMX EZ Out Belt Drive Supplement
QMX EZ Out Direct Drive Supplement
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See also QMX: Mixed-Flow Blowers
See also CA / CF: Steel Centrifugal Blowers
See also TCN: Tubular Centrifugal Inline Fans
See also CP: Steel and Aluminum Vent Sets
LOREN COOK COMPANY certifies that the Power-Plume shown herein is licensed to bear the AMCA Seal. The ratings shown are based on tests and procedures performed in accordance with AMCA Publication 211 and AMCA Publication 311 and comply with the requirements of the AMCA Certified Ratings Program.
Canada & US UL Certification logoType Power-Plumeis furnished standard with UL 705 and cUL 705 listings (Power Ventilator/ZACT).
PART 1 GENERAL
1.01 WORK INCLUDED
Induced Flow Exhaust Fans – Powered Dilution Exhaust Fan
1.02 RELATED WORK
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AMCA Publication 99, “Standards Handbook” (Latest Edition)
AMCA Standard 210-07, “Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Aerodynamic Performance Rating”
AMCA Standard 211-05, “Certified Ratings Program- Product Rating Manual for Fan Air Performance”
AMCA Standard 300-08, “Reverberant Room Method for Sound Testing of Fans”
AMCA Publication 311-05, “Certified Ratings Program – Product Rating Manual for Fan Sound Performance”
AMCA 204-05, “Balance Quality and Vibration Levels for Fans”
SMACNA “HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal and Flexible”, Medium Pressure Plenum Construction
ANSI/AIHA Z9.5-2003, “Laboratory Ventilation”
ANSI/ABMA 11-1990 (R1999), “Load Ratings and Fatigue Life for Roller Bearings”
ASHRAE, “Laboratory Design Guide” (2002 Edition)
ASTM B117-03, “Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus”
ASTM D2247-02, “Standard Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings in 100% Relative Humidity”
ASTM D2794-93(2004), “Standard Test Method for Resistance of Organic Coatings to the Effects of Rapid Deformation (Impact)”
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