[rescue] Machinery, free for local pickup in Germany

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Tue Dec 2 16:41:11 CST 2014

    On Tue, 2 Dec 2014, Bill Bradford wrote:

> I'm in need of one or two of the big ventilation fans that go in the
> back of the case.  Here at $ork we have two 44P-170s, but can only run
> one of them at a time because the other has a failed fan.

    Has anybody tried getting the part numbers off the back of the
fan and looking them up on Mouser or Digi-key?

    If you know the voltage for maximum RPM, and the quantity of
air they're supposed to move, and the physical dimensions one
can usually do pretty well that way.  Bear in mind the tach type,
too; some only have lockup-detection where others can measure
the actual RPM (reasonably well) -- and the really old-school
stuff has neither (lockup being detected by a smell or a thermal


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