Orion Fans

- For nearly two decades Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics has been supplying and designing thermal management solutions for demanding applications worldwide. Orion provides one of the industry’s broadest lines of AC, DC fans, blowers, fan trays and accessories. Fast response and short lead times provide customers the right product when they need it. Orion offers price, quality and availability. 

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Digi-Key’s library of more than 2000 exclusive PTM Online… On Demand® product training modules is a collection of training tools created with you – the busy design engineer – in mind. They are provided with the cooperation of participating supplier partners. From this one source, you can learn about the latest products and technologies, download datasheets, check inventory, contact our technical staff, and place an order for same-day shipment.

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  • AC Fans
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  • DC Fans
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  • Specialty Fans
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Louvered Filter Fan KitsLouvered Filter Fan Kits - Orion Fans offers the lowest-cost filter fan kit in the industry. The LFG kit series is designed to prevent dust, dirt and moisture from entering industrial, server, electrical, and electronic cabinets. The fan guards also serve as a safety mechanism to protect fingers from being injured by the fan blades. The LFG kit series consists of the louvered fan guard, filter, fan, metal guard, and hardware. With standard kits available for 120 mm, 172 mm, 225 mm, 254 mm, and 280 mm AC and DC fans, the LFG series can be rated to IP54, IP55 or IP56 depending on the fan used.  More...

Air Flow Monitor SwitchesAir Flow Monitor Switches - The AFM series is a cost-effective airflow monitoring system that provides a simple alternative for indicating airflow in AC or DC fan/blower applications. The AFM module can operate an optical LED or audible-alarm when airflow falls below 8.2 ft/s due to fan filter clogs or interference with the fan blade. Field retrofittable for AC and DC fan/blower applications, the AFM airflow sensor installs perpendicular to the front or intake side of the fan and mounts via clip or clamp to any grill.  More...

More about Orion Fans

Since 1979 Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics has been designing, developing and manufacturing a broad line of AC fans, DC fans, fan trays, fan accessories and blowers to meet the continuing thermal management needs of OEMs worldwide. Fast response, and short lead times result in lower inventory carrying costs for OEMs.

Your Special Requirements Aren’t Specials to Us

Orion Fans and DigiKey welcome your requests for special features or unique design requirements. Orion Fans’ in-house design engineering teams, expert logistics and customer support departments develop the right product and program to minimize lead times, order quantity and overall cost.
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Press Releases

Orion Fans Develops AC and DC Fans that Resist Salt Fog & Salt Spray Corrosion - 3/19/2013
Orion Fans Delivers IP55-Rated AC Fans designed for Rugged Environments - 2/19/2013
Orion Fans Products Now Available with IP55 Environmental Rating - 2/6/2012
Orion Fans Develops Energy-Efficient AC Axial Fans - 11/9/2011
Orion Fans Develops Higher Voltage DC Fan Series for Telecom Applications - 7/28/2011
Orion Fans Develops Power Distribution Unit with Remote and Sequencing Capabilities - 6/23/2011
Orion Fans and Digi-Key Corporation Sign Distribution Agreement - 5/24/2011
Orion Fans Expands Custom Fan Tray Solutions with Low-Cost, Three-Position AC Fan Tray - 5/24/2011
Orion Fans Keeps Power Supplies Cool in Rack-Mount, Industrial Benchtop Units - 5/24/2011
New Spot Cooling Solution with the Industry's First DIN Rail Mounted Fan - 9/2/2010
Orion Fans Creates a Complete Product Line for Cooling Applications Requiring Fan Guards - 7/15/2010
Develops Low Profile, Stackable DC Fans for Telecom, Appliance Applications - 5/11/2010
Develops Heavy-Duty, Filtered Louvered Fan Guards for Enclosure Applications - 4/5/2010
10-inch AC Fans Move Large Amount of Air in Confined Spaces - 3/1/2010
Sealed Sleeve DC Fans Cost 30-50% Less Than Comparable Ball- Bearing - 1/19/2010
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