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Forum topic by TheWoodNerd posted 07-09-2010 02:42 PM 1487 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-09-2010 02:42 PM

I’ve been looking for a used explosion-proof exhaust fan for over a year, to build a new spray booth. I can’t afford $1000 or more for a new one. Finally found one on craigslist this morning

$35 :)

-- The Wood Nerd --

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#1 posted 07-09-2010 02:45 PM

I don’t get it… the motor says it is for hazardous locations, but the fine print says it should not be installed where vapors are present. ?!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 07-09-2010 03:13 PM

The rest of the sentence says “with an ignition temperature of less than XXX degrees Celsius”

Since this is a generic plate that gets filled in with the specifics for the particular motor, I assume the fact that it’s X’ed out means that it’s not applicable for this motor.

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#3 posted 07-09-2010 03:38 PM

NICE score. as little clean up and this should be as good as new!

Charlie – this motor is for hazardous locations – such as the zoo, or the mall on black fridays and just before the holidays ;)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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