|HHCC Accession No. 2003.086||HHCC Classification Code: 15.02-2|
A special application ducted fan assembly, with rubber mounted, centrifugal, high static pressure fan, hub mounted, shaded pole electric motor and high temperature, thermal disk limit control, in custom formed housing with baked, brown wrinkled enamel, complete with 110 volt line cord and plug, illustrating the sophistication of the small application, air handling equipment available by the mid 1950’s, with a well developed network of OEM parts suppliers feeding the industry. 1957.
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15.02 Ventilation Equipment and Systems - Commercial
Exhibit, education, and research quality, illustrating the design elements, construction and styling of a sophisticated, custom crafted, small air handling application of the 1950’s
From York County (York Region) Ontario, once a rich agricultural hinterlands, attracting early settlement in the last years of the 18th century. Located on the north slopes of the Oak Ridges Moraine, within 20 miles of Toronto, the County would also attract early ex-urban development, to be come a wealthy market place for the emerging household and consumer technologies of the early and mid 20th century.
This artifact was discovered in the 1950’s in the used stock of T. H. Oliver, Refrigeration and Electric Sales and Service, Aurora, Ontario, an early worker in the field of agricultural, industrial and consumer technology.
Type and Design:
5’ centifugal fan rubber vibration isolation mountings hub mounted, shaded pole motor high limit temperature control 110 volt line cord and plug Discharge duct
Control and Regulation:
Targeted Market Segment:
G. Leslie Oliver, The T. H. Oliver HVACR Collection