PPV Fan Impaled for Safety
(June, 2014) Just-released video shows a firefighter next to a VENTRY® Fan when, at full RPM, the fan is stabbed with a pike pole!
For 25 years, we have talked about how safe VENTRY Fans are, among their many benefits. This summer we released a video demonstrating this fact.
As the engineer responsible for VENTRY Safety Propellers, our CEO James Neils stood beside our largest gas powered VENTRY Fan model, directly in the debris path, while our colleague impaled it with a pike pole. The fan was at full RPM.
See the 1-minute video at www.tinyurl.com/safeprop
As designed, the impacted area of the VENTRY PPV Fan propeller disintegrated harmlessly into tiny wood chips, sawdust, and fabric. The unaffected portion of the prop remained intact and continued to move air. James and five onlookers were not hurt. Besides the prop itself, the fan was undamaged and returned to service in a few minutes after prop replacement.
VENTRY Safety Propellers are made in a proprietary process that pressure-bonds Kevlar® and fiberglass over a cedar core, making them very durable and robust as well as uniquely safe.
Our goal is to make it clear how safe VENTRY Fans are and to get viewers thinking about fan safety before it becomes an issue on scene. Users should consider not just how a PPV fan will help things go well but also what will happen when something goes wrong. VENTRY Fan users can rest assured their fan is fail-safe.
Testimonials on ventry.com show why this level of safety is essential. See www.ventry.com/fans/propellers.html for a powerful first-hand account of an experience that any fire fighter could encounter.
Contact: Joan Rodman
Company: Ventry Solutions, Inc.
Mail: 14128 N. Hauser Lake Rd, Hauser, ID 83854 USA