The UK’s leading manufacturer of industrial centrifugal fans

For over fifty years Halifax Fan has been designing its own range of industrial centrifugal fans to meet the needs of industry worldwide. Today with factories in UK, China and the USA we can advise, design, manufacture and service industrial centrifugal fans from simple combustion fans to complex high temperature hazardous gas handling applications wherever you are in the world .

Industrial Fan Facility NantongNew Industrial Fan Facility Opens in Nantong, China

Nantong, A New FANtastic Facility

After FANtasising our dreams are turning into reality, with hard work and lots of sweat (we are in the South of China and the UK on a sunny day) from our team we are pleased to announce our new FANtastic facility. This week we signed for our new building in Nantong. With 6800 square meters this blank canvas of a factory is ready for our team to create new Engineering Masterpieces, this factory is our second fully owned in China, our existing facility in Shenzhen will remain as our Chinese headquarters.

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Halifax Fan beat international tariffs by building locally

By manufacturing in the UK, China and the USA, Halifax Fan can avoid tariff penalties

Industrial fans are by their very nature, heavy, voluminous and largely made of steel. This means that shipping costs, either to the OEMs, such as oven manufacturers, who will fit them to their machines or to end users like the steel industry, can add enormously to the quoted cost. Additionally, shipping globally can add substantially to the price because of international tariff barriers. Fans shipped into the USA for example, attract a 27% tariff. USA built fans avoid this penalty completely.

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Heavy Duty Industrial Fans

Out with the old and in with the new for Outokumpu Stainless, Sheffield

Outokumpu were keen to develop current technologies that would improve value in service and were not just looking a like-for-like replacement for an excessively worn impeller. They wanted to have a fan with the improved ability to resist the dust, giving the benefit of improved reliability, performance and reduced costs. Halifax Fan achieved this through a combination of design, manufacturing and installation experience.

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New for Old Nuclear Fans

Halifax Fan Replace Matthews & Yates Nuclear Fans

Lorne Stewart Engineering, one of the UK’s leading engineering contractors, provides on-site engineering support for the Culham site and when they required a replacement for a nuclear specification extract fan, originally supplied by Matthews and Yates Fans, it was to Halifax Fan of Brighouse they turned.

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Engineering Masterpieces

We at Halifax Fan have a love of art which stems from our passion for designing and building the most efficient industrial fans so we thought to combine the art of our products with that of some of the great artists. We have selected 12 classical masterpieces and merged them with 12 of our fan masterpieces to give them a unique twist.

James Abbott McNeill Whistler - Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1

Painted in London, the subject of the painting is Whistler's mother, Anna McNeill Whistler. The painting currently is exhibited in and held by the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, having been bought by the French state in 1891. It is one of the most famous works by an American artist outside the United States and has been variously described as an American icon and a Victorian Mona Lisa.

The work was shown at the Royal Academy of Art in London in1872, after almost being rejected. This worsened the rift between Whistler and the British art world and he never again submitted a work to the Academy.

The image has been used since the Victorian era, especially in the United States, as an icon for motherhood and "family values" in general. In 1934, the U.S. Post office issued a stamp engraved with a stylized image of Whistler's Mother, accompanied by the slogan "In Memory and In Honor of the Mothers of America."

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