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electrovert Omniflow 10

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#68832

electrovert Omniflow 10 | 7 May, 2013

Hello knowledgeable people,

we have Omniflow 10Zone oven from 3-4 years and we changed over 20 blowers. The blower is German and I think is a very good quality(quite expensive too), but still keep getting bad. Does anyone have similar problem? Do you have any idea why they go bad and is there anything I can do to stop or improve these failures?

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#68835

electrovert Omniflow 10 | 7 May, 2013

We bought a "very used" Omniflow 10 at least ten years ago. We have only replaced maybe 5 blowers in that time.

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#68838

electrovert Omniflow 10 | 7 May, 2013

Seems really excessive. I am not familiar with that particular oven, but I would check to see that the fans are not seeing excess heat during use. Is there any ducting around the fans that might have leaky joints? Is there insulation around the fans to limit heat exposure?

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#68840

electrovert Omniflow 10 | 7 May, 2013

Hi Hege,

there is insulation, which when you look at looks pretty stable.I suspect that there is more heat transfer through the shaft from the propeller to the motor. However when I touch the motor it is not really hot, so I am confused what really happens.

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smter

#68881

electrovert Omniflow 10 | 9 May, 2013

We used to have similar issues with large fallout on ours. I have been writing the date on mine for the last few years. We were having premature fallout due to our techs not installing them with proper screw installing pattern, which seemed to be causing the bearings to fail faster (use a star pattern).

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#69007

electrovert Omniflow 10 | 20 May, 2013

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#69034

electrovert Omniflow 10 | 22 May, 2013

Hi smter,

that sounds interesting. I can even buy a wrench with a set torque if it will help. What wrench are you using?

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#69037

electrovert Omniflow 10 | 22 May, 2013

That sounds very odd what smter is saying. The screws around the outside of the fans have nothing to do with the bearings. You only really need to tighten those screws enough to squish the gasket a little. No special torque settings required.

As long as the voltage is correct I would be thinking more along the lines of the blowers being junk out of the box. Try a blower from a different supplier if possible.

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