Custom Manufacturers of Dust Collection
& Pneumatic Conveying Systems
Home »  Material & Air Handling Equipment » Blowers & Fans  

Blowers & Fans

Rees-Memphis offers many types of material and air handling fans designed for dust collection, pneumatic conveying, ventilation, fume & vapor exhaust, paint booths, and air exhaust. Blowers and fans can be provided as individual pieces of equipment or incorporated into industrial air systems up to 100,000 CFM.

OEM fan suppliers include Twin City, New York Blower, Chicago Blower, American Fan, Hartzell and others. After specifying a fan or blower for a specific application, we receive it at the REES facility and add features that suit the system specifications including drive components, motors, belt and shaft guards, fan bases, special wheels, inlet and outlet flanges and finishes. OEM fans carry full warranties and are serviced by REES field personnel.

Rees-Memphis also manufactures the high quality Model M Material Handling Fan with capacities up to 60,000 CFM. Used primarily in heavier bulk material conveying applications, the Model M Fan has a proven track record as a dependable, low pressure blower that can be modified for specific applications.

Contact Rees-Memphis  for more information on Blowers and Fans.


Model M Fans

REES Model M Fans are low pressure blowers designed for conveying dry dust and waste particles in various industrial applications. The Model M Fan is recognized for heavy duty construction and superior components-- features that assure the customer many years of uninterrupted service.

The Model M Fan is available in sizes 11 to 38 covering a range from 2,000 CFM to 60,000 CFM. Modifications can be made to meet any special requirements requested by the customer.
Standard Features

Design Parameters

21” to 72” wheel diameters
11” to 38” inlet diameters
2,000 to 60,000 CFM
2” to 18” static pressure

Fan Housing

10 GA to 3/8” plate reinforced with angle supports
Sizes 11 to 23 are rotatable, 26 to 38 non-rotatable
Includes inlet collar and rectangular outlet flange

Fan Wheel

Standard wheel has heavy steel blades and back plate
Reinforcing ring around outer edge for extra stability
Tapered hubs with QD bushings keyed to shaft for accurate mounting & easy removal
Dynamically balanced for smooth operation

Welded Construction

Heavy steel plate and all-welded construction
provides extreme durability and strength


Fans include two double-interlock pillow blocks with case hardened tapered roller bearings
Rugged outer housing
Double-locking set collars


Machine turned, ground and polished
Keyways provide positive fit to fan wheel and drive

Drain Plug, Shaft Seal, Lifting Eyes

All fans include a drain plug in bottom of casing
Felt shaft seal adds additional efficiency
Lifting eyes provide for easier installation

  • Drawband for fan inlet connection and maintenance access
  • Outlet Transition for connecting square outlet to round pipe
  • Fan Stack for use with pull-through systems, attaches to fan outlet while keeping rain out and adding minimum air resistance

Standard or Heavy Duty

Heavy duty fans provide larger shafts and bearings and heavier plate for housing and fan wheels.

Special Applications

Other materials may be used such as stainless steel or abrasion resistant plate. Liners may be added around the scroll for additional wear resistance. Fan wheels can be modified to handle different materials.

Removable Scroll

Fans may be ordered with a removable scroll for replacement where extreme abrasive situations exist.

Fan Base

A unitary base can be provided to mount the fan with a motor and drive. The base is raised to keep the area free from accumulating debris.

Motor, Drive, Sliding Motor Base

Fans may be ordered with a complete drive package including motor, V-belt drive and sliding motor base properly sized for each system's requirements.


Rees offers quality beltguards made with heavy gauged steel and mounting brackets. Our two piece design provides easy access while maintaining important safety features.

Clean Out Door

A bolted or hinged clean out door is available for internal inspection. The door is mounted on the scroll for easy access.

Typical Arrangement

Arrangement 1
Our standard fan arrangement showing a clockwise upblast configuration.  Specify rotation and location of outlet when ordering.

Arrangement 9F
Complete fan including motor, V-belt drive and sliding motor base, all floor mounted on a unitary base.  A beltguard is a safety requirement for this configuration, but is not shown.