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09 Oct 2015 Not just heat

The new boiler from the British company Flowgroup is not just any old boiler. It doesn’t just produce heat, but electricity too, and pays for itself in the process. The story of an extraordinary project.

08 Oct 2015 Sound effects

Analyzing noise to provide figures relating to physics and people.

07 Oct 2015 The coolest Team in Formula One

Even in hot races, the engineers from the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team don’t work up a sweat with their garage cooling system from ebm-papst.

06 Aug 2015 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show

ebm-papst are pleased to announce that we shall be exhibiting at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show from the 17th – 27th September 2015. We shall be exhibiting our new axial fan W1G300 which has been designed specifically for Commercial Vehicles. This new product is extremely quiet and highly efficient, therefore saving fuel. For an opportunity to view our products or discuss your project please visit our stand D07 in Hall 11 where we look forward to meeting you.

09 Jun 2015 ebm-papst strengthens global market position

Leading supplier of fan and motor technology with growth of 4.8% to €1.573 billion ― record investment program launched.

26 Mar 2015 Ideal climate in the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team garage

ebm-papst garage cooling system to be used for the first time at the 2015 PETRONAS Malaysian Grand Prix at the end of March. ebm-papst has been an official Team Partner of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS since 2014 and has developed a special cooling and heat extraction solution for the garage of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Constructors' Champions.

28 Feb 2014 Drives & Controls Exhibition 2014

ebm-papst Automotive & Drives (UK) Ltd are pleased to announce that we shall be exhibiting at the Drives & Controls Exhibition 2014, NEC, Birmingham between the 8th June to 10th April 2014. For an opportunity to view our products or discuss your project please visit us stand D40 where we look forward to meeting you.

14 Jan 2014 ebm-papst wins Global Automotive Supply Chain Award

ebm-papst triumphed at the annual Global Automotive Supply Chain Awards which were held in the luxurious surroundings of the Berkeley Hotel in London. The awards honoured the top companies and individuals contributing to the modern automotive supply chain.

16 Sep 2009 Motor Nirvana! A competitive small motor with long life, high power, integrated drive/control electronics and constant torque over its' entire speed range.

Unfortunately, small motors frequently require additional large multi-stage gear reduction units to achieve the torque and speed requirements of the system. This increases cost for the system designer as well as requiring additional space within the system. The trend in modern electronics to distribute/decentralize intelligence throughout the system has also increased cost for system designers as separate drive and control electronics frequently need to be designed.

13 Aug 2007 Visit ebm-papst at The International Motor show (IAA) Frankfurt

ebm-papst is pleased to announce that we shall be exhibiting at the 62nd International Motor Show (IAA) Frankfurt between the 13th to 23rd September 2007.

14 Oct 2005 Prestigious European award reflects focus and R&D effort by automotive cooling and drives specialist

ebm-papst Automotive & Drives has received the prestigious 'Product of the Year' award at the European Electronics Industry Awards, 'Elektra 05'. At the gala dinner held at the Grosvenor hotel in London, managing director Gareth Jones accepted the award for ebm-papst's ground breaking EC blower from the BBC's Natasha Kaplinsky.

03 Aug 2005 Motor/gearbox combination offers unbeatable package size and performance for high reliability applications

ebm-papst Automotive & Drives is offering its high quality small motors configured with Zeitlauf 'Performax' planetary gearboxes. The resulting combination offers high performance, compact solutions with quiet operation, high reliability and long life. Together, the combination provides 'commercially sensible' solutions for OEMs and system integrators who need a reliable motor/gearbox combination.

25 May 2005 Radial blower is powerful and quiet for in-cabin and e-box applications in vehicles

Designed to meet the demands created by the increased level of electronics in modern vehicles, ebm-papst Automotive & Drives' RV40 brushless radial blower is aimed at automotive vehicle manufacturers for e-box and seat ventilation applications. The blower combines high power cooling with quiet running, offering increased passenger comfort and safety.

19 May 2005 Rising star of motorsport sponsored by automotive cooling and drives specialist

ebm-papst Automotive & Drives is sponsoring a potential future star of motor racing in the form of Tim Spencer. As well as being a winning kart driver, 17-year-old Tim has just been taken on as an apprentice vehicle technician with the Red Bull F1 team.

22 Mar 2005 Small motor incorporates drive electronics for use in very compact applications

With its integrated drive electronics, ebm-papst Automotive & Drives' ECI 42.40 brushless dc motor will fit into spaces that most other motors simply cannot be installed due to their larger size and/or because they have separate drive electronics. The result is a motor/drive combo that helps designers reduce the size and complexity of a wide range of products.

16 Feb 2005 Lab kit evaluates small motors, speeding time to market for automotive and other applications

Greatly simplifying the start-up and evaluation of its small motors, ebm-papst Automotive & Drives' "Vario-Lab kit" also evaluates the company's motor drive control systems too. A test and development tool, Vario-Lab kit speeds design time and hence time to market for designers aiming to use ebm-papst motors and control electronics in automotive and other applications.

17 Jan 2005 Centrifugal blower is brushless for greatly increased service life in commercial automotive applications

Meeting the ever increasing demand for more comfort in coaches, buses and commercial vehicles, ebm-papst Automotive & Drives’ ‘brushless’ K3G blower operates with greatly reduced wear and tear, offering commercial vehicle operators the very desirable combination of excellent performance and reduced total cost of ownership.

13 Jan 2005 Automotive focus heralds new appointments for cooling and drives specialist

ebm-papst Automotive & Drives has made two appointments as part of its drive and focus on the automotive market. Both appointments are in the commercial side of the business, reflecting the company's strategy to rapidly develop business in this growing market.

26 Nov 2004 Sensor blower accurately monitors vehicle climate control systems for greater comfort

ebm-papst Automotive & Drives (UK) Ltd has introduced a sensor blower that samples air temperature in the passenger compartment of a vehicle for automatic climate control. Part of ebm-papst's wider climate control sensors range, the S2000 provides tight control of temperature, offering greatly improved passenger comfort and safer motoring.

01 Sep 2004 Versatile drive motors catalogue is a valuable aid to designers in many sectors

Manufacturer of equipment motors and cooling fans ebm-papst has released a catalogue covering the specialist's range of drive motors and associated electronic control units. Dubbed 'Drive technology for AC and DC', the 156 page catalogue offers designers a feast of drive motor solutions.

20 Jul 2004 Sleepless nights, tiredness and fatalities overcome by application specific blower in medical apparatus

ebm-papst has supplied technologically advanced, application specific blowers for use in machines that help people suffering from the medical condition known as obstructive sleep apnoea. With the potential to reduce suffering for many millions of people, the CPAP (continuous positive air pressure) machines stop people snoring, they reduce obstructive sleep and its side effects of tiredness, and can even save the lives of those who may stop breathing as a result of the condition.

02 Apr 2004 Compact radial blower provides high pressure cooling in tight spaces

Ideal for use in portable or automotive applications, ebm-papst Automotive & Drives' diminutive RER101 radial blower provides a high level of airflow against high backpressure. Measuring just 101dia x 52mm and weighing just 305gms, the blower will find favour with designers keen to capitalise on its excellent size/airflow ratio in space saving applications.

12 Feb 2004 Axial fan offers high efficiency and high ambient operation for cost effective 'quiet' applications

Offering industry-leading levels of efficiency, ebm-papst Automotive & Drives' 'E' Megafans are the ideal choice for cooling solutions where lower power consumption and low noise are required. Available in 60, 80 and 92mm sizes, the fans will help designers to meet energy efficiency legislation and stringent OEM specifications at very cost effective prices.

05 Jan 2004 Invaluable cooling solutions reference book is to be serialised on web site

Cooling solutions specialist Papst has released an updated version of its popular cooling technology reference book. Currently being serialised one chapter at a time on Papst's web site, the reference book provides a wealth of information and data for anyone involved with the design of cooling systems for electronic equipment and other applications requiring high performance fans.

01 Dec 2003 Name change for fan and drive specialist reflects global branding strategy

As part of a move that creates a single global brand, leading fan and drives company Papst plc has changed its name to ebm-papst Automotive & Drives (UK) Ltd with effect from 17th November 2003.

27 Nov 2003 Motor with integral electronics reduces costs for demanding, compact installations

Comprising motor plus integrated control electronics and network filter, Papst's 56mm EC motor offers cost advantages and reduced manufacturing time for fractional horsepower, demanding drive applications. The internal rotor motor with integrated intelligence permits a compact installation without additional components.

08 Jul 2003 Variopro achieves the finals for another industry award!

VarioPro continues to be big news for Papst; Electronics Weekly has announced the finalists in the Electronics Industry Awards (EEIA) 2003, and VarioPro has made the cut in to the final six of the 'Product of the Year' category.

25 Jun 2003 Brochure showcases automotive applications for high quality fans and small motors to benefit OEMs

A brochure from ebm-papst Automotive & Drives (UK) Ltd outlines the company's broad and extending capability in the automotive industry. Covering ventilation and drive solutions, the 12-page colour brochure provides a valuable insight into the many areas and applications where ebm-papst fans, motors and drives can be used.

26 May 2003 Cooling specialist targets automotive sector, providing attractive, value added features for manufacturers

Leading manufacturer of equipment cooling fans and solutions ebm-papst Automotive & Drives (UK) Ltd is targeting the automotive market in a move designed to maximise the potential for its high quality fans and small motors, adding value and appeal to a wide range of vehicles.

18 Apr 2003 Cooling fan provides high air pressure for compact systems architectures

Providing higher air pressure and higher airflow characteristics within an industry standard footprint, Papst's DV4112 series of fans allow significant advancements in applications where downsizing and increased power densities are a key element of system design.

31 Mar 2003 Cooling fan withstands noxious fumes to run for over 13 years

Leading manufacturer of equipment cooling fans and solutions Papst, has recently been advised by an end user of a Papst fan that has run continuously in an inhospitable environment for over 13 years!

11 Feb 2003 Cooling fans help students get off desert island in government backed problem based learning initiative

Leading manufacturer of equipment cooling fans Papst has provided support for a government backed initiative to increase the profile of problem based learning (PBL) in university physics and astronomy courses. Under the name of Project LeAP, the University of Leicester heads the project consortium along with the universities of Hertfordshire, Reading and Sheffield.

20 Dec 2002 Papst employee sets up internet service centre for needy school in Gambia

A Papst employee is sponsoring an initiative to provide an internet service centre and to supply much needed equipment to a school in Gambia. In an ongoing process, Brenda Shore who is a Production Operator at Papst and her husband Keith have sent packages of computers, sports equipment, woodwork and metalwork materials, clothing and books to help Crab Island Junior School in Banjul.

17 Oct 2002 Cooling fan has high airflow to noise ratio for CPU applications

In a very compact package, Papst's 712F fan offers high airflow, minimum noise and long life expectancy. The combination makes the fan ideal for use in applications such as CPUs - especially the new P4 processors - and other high pressure/low space applications including projectors, power supplies and small electronic devices.

03 Sep 2002 Sophisticated cooling systems offer commercial benefits too

With the need for greater efficiency, reliability and reduced overall cost of ownership, cooling systems have become more flexible and more sophisticated. Papst's Gareth Jones cites the changes and puts the case for a unique, software based system.

22 Aug 2002 Cooling fan runs for over twenty years on test - so far!

Leading manufacturer of equipment cooling fans and solutions Papst has demonstrated a fan that has been on continuous test for over twenty years! Deep in Germany's Black Forest region at Papst's worldwide HQ the aptly titled 'Marathon' fan has been running continuously for a massive 175,000 hrs.

07 May 2002 Fan provides high pressure and flow rate for low profile applications

Offering increased flow rate at high pressures, Papst's 414JHH fan offers a cooling solution for low profile cabinet applications. Measuring just 40 x 40 x 25mm, the diminutive but powerful fan is particularly suited to 1U rack mount, high pressure applications as found in the communications and broadcasting industries.

03 May 2002 Franchise agreement brings high reliability cooling solutions to broadcasting and communications markets

DT Electronics has signed a distribution agreement with Papst to distribute its range of equipment cooling fans and solutions in the UK. Given DT Electronics' knowledge and strength in the communications market - particularly broadcasting - the move will increase the penetration of Papst's high reliability products into those areas.

01 May 2002 Cooling solutions provider expands field sales team to maintain strong market position

As part of its expansion process, leading manufacturer of cooling fans and solutions Papst has strengthened its sales team with the addition of two field sales engineers. The company views the signings as key to its strategic plans to maintain a strong position in the market place and increase its sales and service levels.

22 Apr 2002 Comprehensive motors catalogue offers complete drive solutions for industrial automation

As part of its expansion process, leading manufacturer of cooling fans and solutions Papst has strengthened its sales team with the addition of two field sales engineers. The company views the signings as key to its strategic plans to maintain a strong position in the market place and increase its sales and service levels.

10 Apr 2002 Award proves strength of fan supplier in automotive applications

Underlining its strength as a supplier of fan solutions for automotive applications, Papst's parent company Papst-Motoren of Germany has received certification of its Quality Management System to ISO/TS16949. The certificate is based on the QA standard ISO9001, but significantly it also contains additional requirements of the most renowned automobile manufacturers throughout the world.

10 Apr 2002 On-line airflow and pressure drop tools are free to cooling fan specifiers

Aimed at design engineers with responsibility for specifying fans for both industrial and consumer electronic applications, cooling specialist Papst has added new, very usable fan specifying tools to its web site.

30 Jan 2002 Papst football match raises over £300 for cancer fund

In an event that raised over £300 for the Marie Curie Cancer Fund, employees of fan manufacturer Papst recently played in a sponsored football match against a team from the newly formed QinetiQ (formerly DERA, the Defence Evaluation & Research Agency). The mixed teams were made up from employees who had travelled from all over the country to be at the event.

12 Dec 2001 Sponsorship leads to success for junior karting driver

Leading manufacturer of equipment cooling fans and solutions Papst has sponsored up and coming Junior TKM Karting driver Tim Spencer. Identified as being a name to watch for the future, Tim received a cheque for £500 from Papst's MD Gareth Jones that will go towards a spare engine and tyres.

22 Nov 2001 DV Fans are ideal for high density applications

Designed to provide higher air pressure and higher airflow characteristics within a standard footprint, Papst's revolutionary DV5200 series fans will allow significant advancements in applications where downsizing and increased power densities are an intrinsic element of system design.

31 Oct 2001 High performance motors are compact and powerful for industrial applications

Combining compact construction and high power, the BCI range of motors from Papst offer an excellent price-performance relationship and high customisation potential. The motors are the ideal solution for a wide range of industrial applications.

25 Oct 2001 Online transaction facility simplifies trading for fan customers

As part of its strategy to constantly improve the services and choices available to its customers, Papst has launched an e-commerce facility, 'Papst e-commerce'. The facility greatly eases customers' access to information regarding their trading accounts with Papst.

10 Sep 2001 High reliability fans overcome the challenge of F1 heat

Exhibiting high reliability in often sweltering conditions, Papst fans are again playing an important part in keeping cars, components and drivers cool on the Formula One Racing circuit. Papst is working closely with the Benson and Hedges Jordan Honda Formula One team, providing an increasingly diverse range of cooling solutions for F1 applications.

05 Jul 2001 High-tech focus of cooling fans catalogue helps designers

With over 200 models of DC fans and blowers and 50 AC varieties, Papst's latest catalogue features a new 15 page section on 'fan intelligence' options. The section incorporates diagrammatic data on the range of sensor and alarm signal options along with details of 'VarioPro', the company's latest, programmable, fan technology.

21 Mar 2001 DC motors offer compact construction and high power

New from Papst is the BCI range of motors featuring compact construction where high power is required. Offering an excellent price-performance relationship and high customisation potential, the motors are the ideal solution for a wide range of industrial applications.

26 Jan 2001 Miniature DC fans fill reliability gap

Measuring just 25x25x8mm and weighing only 5g, the new Series 250N fans from Papst meet the growing need for high reliability, miniature fans for today's compact consumer and industrial electronic applications.

06 Oct 2000 Hot-pluggable fan trays for telecom applications eliminate downtime

Papst has introduced fan trays where the individual fans are mounted in removable cassettes, providing the first truly hot-pluggable units. This eliminates maintenance downtime because fans can be changed without equipment being shut down.

29 Sep 2000 Papst wins Electrical Products of the Year award 2000

Papst has further strengthened its position at the forefront of cooling solutions for high tech electronic and industrial applications, by becoming finalists and winning an award in this years "Electrical Products of the Year" awards held at the British Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham.

16 Aug 2000 High speed fans boost airflow to save space

Papst has announced the world's highest speed, 25mm deep axial fans, the 614NHH and 612NHH series.

27 Mar 2000 New 127mm Megafans can deliver 20% more air flow and save space

With 20% greater air flow than earlier generation fans, the new Series 5200 Megafan from Papst will enable engineers to use this 127mm square product in place of larger, conventional fans.

01 Mar 2000 New Papst Basics Catalogue includes comprehensive selection guide, new technical sections and new products

The latest 80-page catalogue from thermal management specialists, Papst, includes a technical introduction to equipment cooling, an easy-to-use selection guide and full technical specifications on the company's range of standard AC and DC fans and blowers. Operating characteristics and mechanical drawings are also shown.

11 Oct 1999 Megacooling with Papst's latest generation 4300N Megafans

With overheating accounting for over 55% of all equipment failures, there is a clear need for improved cooling - without increasing fan noise. Responding to this need, cooling solutions specialists PAPST have introduced the latest addition to their Megafan family of new generation fans designed to provide increased cooling performance with quieter operation.

26 Aug 1999 PAPST's New High Pressure Blower Assembly

Papst's new high pressure air blower assembly is suitable for use by OEM's for applications such as smoke detection and air sampling systems as well as small bore cooling systems.

20 Aug 1999 A Cooler Solution for Equipment Designers With PAPST's New 4200N Megafans

PAPST's new generation 4200N Series Megafans offer a breakthrough in equipment cooling with greater airflow and lower noise to help solve the problem of increasing heat dissipation and noise in today's smaller and more complex equipment.

07 Jul 1999 Accessories After The Fan!

PAPST's New Catalogue on Fan Accessories provides more options for individual cooling solutions.

15 Mar 1999 New Brochure on Benefits of Individual Cooling Solutions from PAPST

With overheating problems accounting for some 55% of all electronic equipment failures, PAPST's new 12-page colour brochure on Individual Cooling Solutions shows how custom cooling solutions can provide the answer. The well illustrated brochure shows how the benefits of customisation can include faster assembly, lower noise, higher reliability, improved thermal management, advance warning of fan failure and much more.

04 Feb 1999 PAPST draws on its 20 Years experience in the UK to provide Individual Cooling Solutions for Individual Users

This year, PAPST plc celebrates its 20th Anniversary in the UK with the launch of a major initiative to establish the company as the leading supplier of customised cooling solutions for individual users. The company is already the leading supplier of fans and cooling services in the UK and is launching its "Individual Cooling Solutions for Individual Users" initiative to provide customers with a broader range of services and solutions.

02 Feb 1999 PAPST Introduces Industry's First Reversible Fans - Now you can blow or suck at will!

The latest innovation in cooling fans from PAPST is the reversible fan designed to allow the direction of airflow in enclosures or cooling equipment cabinets to be instantly reversed whenever required. Initially available as an option on PAPST's high performance 6200 Series of 6-inch axial fans and DV6200 diagonal fans, the reversible option will be introduced on other PAPST fans to meet demand.

01 Feb 1999 PAPST is First to Offer 'Waterproof' Fans with Full IP54 Environmental Protection Allowing Equipment to Operate in Harsh Environments where Water or Moisture are Problems

PAPST has achieved another breakthrough in fan technology with the introduction of the industry's first cooling fans offering the option of full approval to IP54 environmental standards. The new IP rated fans are designed and approved for operation in harsh environments where water, spray, humidity or condensation are problems.

26 Jan 1999 New System 3000 Thermal Management System from PAPST Provides a Complete Modular Solution for Equipment Cooling

Equipment cooling specialists PAPST have developed a new Thermal Management solution called System 3000 which the company claims is the most comprehensive system available for cost effective thermal monitoring and control of a wide variety of electronic, telecoms, computer and control equipment.

19 Nov 1998 New 'Two-Wire' Drive Control Card from PAPST Provides Full Control of Three-Phase Brushless DC Motors with Integrated Drive Electronics

PAPST latest brushless "Variodrive Compact" 50W DC motors combine a 50 W power output with built-in drive electronics in a very compact motor measuring only 63mm long x 68mm diameter. And to enhance their versatility even further, the company announces a new '2-wire interface' card that gives users full control over the speed and direction while preserving simple 2-wire operation.

16 Oct 1998 PAPST Fans Help the Bensons and Hedges Jordan Grand Prix Team to Success as Damon Hill and Ralf Schumacher Triumph in Belgian Grand Prix

PAPST's standard 6 inch cooling fans helped the Benson and Hedges Jordan team to stay cool in Spa some weeks ago during one of the most exciting races in recent years. The two Jordan Mugen-Honda cars, driven by Damon Hill and Ralf Schumacher, and cooled by PAPST fans, produced a historic one-two finish and maiden victory for the Jordan team.

22 Jul 1998 PAPST Fans Take on the Daunting Challenge of Cooling Jordan's Grand Formula One Grand Prix Racing Cars

PAPST fans are taking to Formula One racing with the Jordans Grand Prix racing team who have selected Papst fans to cool the high performance Formula One engines used by Damon hill and Ralf Schumacher. The fans have already made their successful debut on the starting grid with Hill and Schumacher at the recent Brazil, Argentina and San Marino Formula One World Championship races and shortly at Barcelona and Monaco.