This blower troubleshooting guide is designed to assist our customers. We have outlined below some common blower problems with their possible causes and remedies.
|Low Capacity||1||Blower speed too low||
Check belt drive for slippage; adjust if necessary.
Check speed and compare with performance chart.
Check inlet vacuum and discharge pressure; ensure protection valves are correctly set and operational.
Check there is no obstruction in the pipeline, see note 3.
|3||Obstruction in piping||Check piping, filter, relief valves, isolation valves and silencer to assure an open flow path.|
Check internal clearances for excess ware.
Contact S an A Engineering Services Ltd
|Excessive Power Consumption||5||Blower speed too high||Check speed and compare with performance chart|
|6||Pressure too high||See notes 2 & 3|
|7||Unbalanced or rubbing impellers||
Inspect outer casting for hot spots.
Check drive alignment (couplings and belts)
|8||Blocked inlet filter||
Clean or change filter.
Contact S and A Engineering for replacement filter elements.
|Excessive Heating||9||Incorrect or inadequate lubrication||Confirm correct oil specification and restore correct lubrication levels in gearcase|
|10||Excessive pressure||See notes 2 & 3|
|11||Drive mis-alignment||Check and realign|
|12||Blower speed too low||see note 1|
|Vibration or Noisy Operation||13||Drive mis-alignment||See note 11|
|14||Unbalance or rubbing impellers||See notes 7 & 19|
|15||Worn bearings and gears||
Replace worn bearings and gears.
Contact S and A Engineering for blower repairs.
|16||Loose motor, blower or pipework.||Check and re-tighten bolts where loose.|
|Blower Seizure||17||Pressure overload||See notes 2 & 3|
|18||Mis-alignment||See note 11|
|19||Build up of foreign material||
Clean off foreign material.
Contact S and A Engineering for blower overhaul.
|Drive Shaft Breakage||20||Excessive or overhanging load.||
Change or repair unit, contact S and A Engineering for assistance.
Check drive pulley dimensions.
Realign and tension.
Change drive configuration.
Blower Maintenance and Inspections
Whether your air blower needs a general overhaul, needs worn parts replacing or if your blower has completely seized and you need it repaired, we can help.
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