AMCA Revises Publication 802, Industrial Process/Power Generation Fans
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 19, 2019—Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. announces the revision of AMCA Publication 802, Industrial Process/Power Generation Fans: Establishing Performance Using Laboratory Models.
The newly designated AMCA Publication 802-19 outlines methods used by manufacturers to determine the performance of full-size industrial-process and power-generation fans. These methods include:
- The prediction of fan ratings using a standard model’s existing base performance data.
- The building and testing of a model of a proposed fan or an existing fan to verify fan performance.
AMCA Publication 802-19 provides detailed insight into variables that influence fan ratings and establishes rules to be used to convert performance from one fan to a geometrically similar fan. Additionally, it defines dimensional tolerances that must exist for two fans to be considered geometrically similar.
Changes to AMCA Publication 802 include:
- Updated terminology (fan total pressure vs. fan stagnation pressure, for example).
- Updated I-P formulas consistent with ANSI/AMCA Standard 210/ASHRAE Standard 51, Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Certified Aerodynamic Performance Rating.
The cost of AMCA Publication 802-19 is $45 for members and $90 for non-members. To purchase, visit AMCA’s online store at www.amca.org/store.
About AMCA International
Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. is a not-for-profit association of manufacturers of fans, dampers, louvers, air curtains, and other air-system components for commercial HVAC, industrial-process, and power-generation applications. With programs such as certified ratings, laboratory accreditation, verification of compliance, and international-standards development,its mission is to advance the knowledge of air systems and uphold industry integrity on behalf of AMCA members worldwide. For more information about AMCA, visit www.amca.org.
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