Wheels are back plated with radial, bolt on hardened steel machined blades.

Airstream/performance: Radial blade (chopper wheel), medium to heavy material loading, low to medium volume, low to medium pressure applications.

Applications: High density bulk material, carton stock, paper trim, classifier, material reducing and material conveying fans.

  • Sizes 19-1/8” – 36-1/2” wheel diameter
  • Construction Class 50
  • Volume up to 19,800 CFM
  • Pressure up to 39″ WG
  • Temperature Range -30° to 200°F
  • Arrangements 1, 4, 8, 9
IRX Fan Inlet Side

Arrangement 9 Shown

IRX Wheel Types

Steel Wheel

  • For Material Reducing Applications
  • Flat Back Plate
  • Flat Radial Blades with Gussets and Replaceable Hardened Steel Leading Edges
  • Operating Temperatures up to 200 °F
IRX Wheel

Construction Features

  1. Continuously Welded Steel Housing
  2. Fixed Housing with Any Discharge Angle
  3. All Wheels are balanced to Grade G6.3 or Better
  4. Shafting is 1045 Bearing Grade TG&P
    • Maximum L3/D4 ratio of less than 10 to ensure a stout robust design
    • Sized for the first critical speed to be 1.25 times the max speed or higher
  5. Split Pillow Block and Flanged Bearing Used in Tandem
    • Flange bearing used as fan side bearing to promote longer bearing life and higher critical shaft speeds
    • Premium grease lubrication
    • Rated bearing life (L10) of 40,000 hours
  6. Axially Adjustable Inlet (shown)
    • Inlet allows for clearance between the wheel and inlet to be adjusted for various materials to prevent build up
  7. Flanged Outlet with Mounting Holes

Additional Features

  • Lifting Lugs for use in installation
  • Extended Lubrication Lines for Easy Maintenance
  • IATC Industrial Blue Enamel Paint

Arrangement 9 Shown

IRX Fan Drive Side

Available Options

IRX Inlet Cylinder

Flanged Inlet with Mounting Holes

IRX Slip Inlet Cylinder

Slip Inlet Cylinder