Tempest Debuts Line Of Electric Blowers

Tempest Technology VSX variable speed line of electric blowers
The Tempest Technology VSX variable speed line of electric blowers have air moving capabilities comparable to those achieved by gasoline-powered blowers.

Tempest Technology has launched a new line of blowers called the VSX Series, a variable speed electric unit producing cubic feet per minute (CFM) levels comparable to most 3.5 and 5 hp gasoline-powered blowers.

“This new blower line elevates the electric blower from overhaul use to a valuable tool for positive pressure ventilation (PPV) and positive pressure attack,” said Leroy Coffman, president of Tempest Technology.

Different from other variable speed electric blowers, the VSX is powered by a 2 hp electric motor. With a required 20-amp circuit breaker or minimum 3,500-watt generators to run, the VSX produces more rpm than any other variable speed electric blower, resulting in higher CFM ratings, according to Tempest.

Unique to the VSX is its electronic programmable module, or EPM, which allows the blower to be custom programmed to run on most electrical configurations, says the maker.

Blowers come standard to run on 200 feet of 10 American Wire Gauge cord reels, but with the EPM, the blowers may be custom programmed to run at 90 percent air flow to accommodate longer cord reels or higher amperage rated cord, according to Tempest.

VSX blowers are available in four sizes at 16- 18- 21- and 24-inch shroud diameters.

“2007 is the twentieth anniversary for Tempest Technology, so it is fitting to introduce a revolutionary blower line within this special year for us,” said Coffman.

For information call 800-346-2143 or go to tempest-edge.com.

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