AMCA Revises Standard 260 for Induced-Flow Fans
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., January 31, 2020—Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. announces the revision of ANSI/AMCA Standard 260, Laboratory Methods of Testing Induced Flow Fans for Rating.
The newly designated ANSI/AMCA Standard 260-20 establishes a uniform laboratory method for determining an induced-flow fan’s aerodynamic performance in terms of airflow rate, pressure developed, power consumption, air density, speed of rotation, and efficiency. It is an adjunct to ANSI/AMCA Standard 210/ASHRAE Standard 51, Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Certified Aerodynamic Performance Rating.
The previous version of the standard, ANSI/AMCA Standard 260-13, underwent a periodic revision in 2019. A figure and some definitions were clarified during the revision.
The cost of ANSI/AMCA Standard 260-20 is $45 for AMCA 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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