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Stupid question about fans

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kevtheredmufc

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Oct 27, 2009
How do i know what way round to mount them?

Ive got 6 fancy new fans, and i dont know whether they will push or pull?
 

burebista

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Mar 13, 2006
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Romania
Usually they have 2 arrows on mounting frame, one for movement direction for blades and one for airflow. :)
 

burebista

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Mar 13, 2006
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I have 3 fans mounted with rubber mounts. I have to pull with a pincer every rubber mount in every frame hole to fix it.
 

Daddyjaxx

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Jan 5, 2005
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The easiest way to remember fans is the air blows in the direction of the writing or label or the side that the wiring connects to the fan. Some fans don't have the little arrows.
 

stevejr

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Sep 4, 2006
Another fool-proof way to determine airflow direction is to look at the fan blades and look for the concave side of the blade. This is the side that is actually "grabbing" the air and pushing it forward....so...the concave side points to the direction of airflow.