This arrangement has a shaft and bearings supporting an overhung impellor. The bearings and shaft are outside of the airstream. The hub of impellor protrudes from the casing. The fan unit is mounted onto a channel frame, along with motor and slide rail unit & belt drive. The drive guard and support are neatly integrated with the fan unit and channel base. The channel base comes in 2 variants, one with outriggers and one without. Outriggers enable easy drilling of foundation holes without having to mark and then move the fan.
Maximum air temperature is 250ºC . The impellor can be removed from inlet side only, this casing type is used for where only the airstream parts are required to be stainless steel or for ATEX classification fans.