This section provides an overview for turbofans as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 10 turbofan manufacturers and their company rankings.
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A turbofan is a type of blower. There are various types of blowers, such as axial fans and oblique fans, and the turbofan belongs to the centrifugal category among these types. A centrifugal fan is a machine that blows air at 90° to the direction of suction, and the air flows in the same direction even when the rotation is reversed.
Unlike axial fans such as propeller fans, centrifugal fans can increase static pressure. Therefore, turbofans can be connected to ducts to blow gases.
Turbofans are used in various industries and products. For example, turbofans are used in aircraft and fighter planes as jet engines. In other industrial applications, turbofans are used as cooling fans for personal computers, where they play a role in the intake and exhaust of gases. They are also used as fans for ventilation fans in homes and buildings. As mentioned above, these fans can be used in connection with ducts because they can increase static pressure (the ability to pump air).
Thus, turbofans have a variety of uses, including power source, air intake and exhaust, and dust collection.
The blades of turbofans are attached backward along the direction of rotation. Sirocco fans, which are also centrifugal fans, are attached facing forward in the direction of rotation. Turbofans and sirocco fans are often mistaken for one other, but the difference in the structure of the blades is the key to distinguishing between them.
As mentioned above, turbofans belong to the centrifugal fan category and use centrifugal force. Since air also has mass, rotating a fan causes air to be subjected to centrifugal force. Centrifugal fans use this principle to send air out by changing its direction by 90° relative to the direction of suction.
The disadvantage of turbofans are that they are relatively noisy, but on the other hand, they feature high static pressure and large air volume. Airflow is determined by the number of turbofans blades, the width of the blades, and the number of rotations. In addition to the above parameters, airflow also depends on the resistance of the equipment in which the turbofans are installed. However, turbofans have the power to deliver airflow even in environments with high resistance.
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