PRODUCT FOCUS: SA Equip IECEx-certified portable fan delivers safety and efficiency benefits to the Australian oil and gas and LNG sectors

By September 13, 2019Product news

The SA Equip IECEx-certified portable fan, the SA CYCLONE EX air mover, is delivering safety and efficiency benefits to maintenance and operation teams in the Australian oil and gas and LNG sectors.

Pacific Automation has supplied this product and its compatible accessories range to numerous hazardous area sites around Australia, providing safety and both time and cost efficiency benefits to its users and facility operations.

This product range is helping our customers work safely and efficiently in the most challenging and dangerous environments, mitigating risk and minimising man-hours. This translates to real value for our clients.


Designed for safe and reliable extraction of dangerous vapours in hazardous environments, the SA CYCLONE EX air mover is a high-power portable hazardous area fan.

Its compact design and versatile construction also provides increased mobility and performance in the most rigorous conditions. Taking advantage of its interchangeable duct adaptors, one unit can be configured for 30cm and 40cm applications.

The ventilation system is installed with a thermal cut-out motor protection feature so the air mover can function in extreme conditions. Its highly durable components reduce the risk of damage to the hazardous area ventilation system.

The SA CYCLONE EX AIR MOVER’s key benefits include:

  • IECEx-certified for zones 1 & 2
  • Airflow of up to 5179 m3/hr
  • Configurable for use with 30cm & 40cm ducting
  • Stackable units to reduce storage usage
  • Easier handling which reduces risk of strains
  • Thermal cut-out motor protection
  • Integral cable storage minimises damage
  • Anti-static polyethylene housing
  • Highly durable and strong components
  • Modular design allows for multiple variations

Suitable for use in offshore platforms, oil refineries, vessels and tanks, confined spaces, chemical plants, shipbuilding and repair and utilities, SA Equip’s IECEx portable air movers for hazardous areas available as:

  • 30cm SA CYCLONE fan
  • 40cm SA CYCLONE fan
  • Anti-static ducting & accessories

Pacific Automation supplies the full SA CYCLONE range, including IECEx-certified fans and a comprehensive selection of ducting and accessories. Being modular and linkable, this portable equipment provides significant time and cost savings for operational and maintenance shutdowns in hazardous areas.

Pacific Automation is the Australian source for all SA Equip products, including its complete range of IECEx-certified portable lighting, power distribution, ventilation and heating products.

For more information about the SA CYCLONE EX air mover or suite of SA Equip products, email

As with all Pacific Automation products, you’ll receive technical support and application advice.