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Portable fan heaters - 230V single phase
Activair single phase portable fan heaters are robust, heavy duty
electric heaters, designed for heating and drying in the most arduous
conditions. They are available with 3kW or 5kW outputs and feature
powerful fans for rapid heat distribution.
Electrical socket requirements
Activair single phase portable fan heaters are supplied with a 2m mains
Permanent wall mounting
Activair portable fan heaters can be wall mounted (see picture opposite) using the integral stand/ bracket, and permanently connected to the electricity supply via an all pole isolator. Fixed installations must only be carried out by a qualified electrician in accordance with the 16th ed. of the IEE regulations.
Features of Activair portable fan heatersActivair portable fan heaters are robust heavy duty units designed to provide years of trouble free operation. Every heater is built to the highest standards and features:
Corrosion resistant casing and stands - manufactured from galvanised steel, coated with a corrosion resistant paintActivair portable fan heaters are completely self contained, they don't need assembling, and are ready to use straight from the box. Each single phase portable fan heater has a built in:
High accuracy capillary thermostat – user adjustable between 0 and 35 C
Activair portable fan heaters - approvals
Activair portable fan heaters have been tested for safety in accordance with the LVD directive, for electro-magnetic interference in accordance with the EMC directive, and are CE marked.
Activair portable fan heaters - 1 year guarantee
Activair portable fan heaters are manufactured to the highest standards, and we are confident that they are totally reliable. However, in the unlikely event a fault may occur, they have a full 1 year parts and labour guarantee.
Before selecting a portable fan heater it is important to carry out a heatloss calculation to determine the size required. See heater size calculations for further details, or use our on line calculator.
Electricity supply requirements for Activair portable fan heatersActivair portable fan heaters are designed for 230V single phase 50Hz supplies, and are suitable for use in the UK, most of Europe, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, but not the United States.
The BX5E will not plug into a standard domestic 13A UK socket (BS1363)
Activair BX5E 5Kw single phase portable fan heaters are supplied with 2m power cables terminated with a blue 32A 230V 3 pin single phase plug (BS EN 60309, BS4343). Customers should check they have suitable 32A sockets before ordering.
The BX3E is fitted with a standard 3 pin 13A UK plug ( BS1363) and plugs into a normal domestic socket. For use in factories, workshops, etc. the BX3E can be supplied with a blue 16A 230V 3 pin single phase BS EN60309 plug. Please notify sales if you want a 16A plug fitted when you order.
What you should know before buying a heater:
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With insurance companies increasingly rejecting the use of bottled gas heaters
in commercial buildings, Activair portable fan heaters are an ideal replacement. They plug into
standard electric sockets to provide instant heat wherever it’s needed. Additionally,
where suitable sockets are
not available they can be wall mounted and permanently connected to the electricity supply.
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