New IP54 Rated DC Cooling Fan Series from NMB

The new DC cooling fans from NMB are offered in a variety of custom features, including a fully encapsulated motor, oil and water resistant with an IP54 rating. The new VL cooling fan models are designed for industrial machines, solar photovoltaic power systems, and telecommunication equipment, as well as other applications where varying environmental conditions require optimal cooling performance.


Chatsworth, CA –March 29, 2011 – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, introduces a new series of DC axial cooling fans that offer a variety of custom features, including IP54 oil and water resistant, fan performance sensor and thermal control.

The VL Series is available in dimensions of 40X20mm, 92X25mm, 120X38mm, and 150X172X50mm, in 12, 24 and 48 VDC. Standard features include auto restart, reverse polarity protection, low noise and high flow, as well as NMB dual ball bearings. Custom features offer this new NMB cooling fan series with an encapsulated motor designed for harsh environment applications IP54 rated. Other custom features include locked rotor output, open collector tach output, PWM, and soft start inrush current.

This new series has been designed with a new casing and impeller offering improved airflow, a single phase motor technology for low power consumption and a larger motor than some of NMB’s other models.

The VL Standard Series is currently available from our authorized distribution partners, as well as direct for OEM sales. Custom IP54 fans are available at lead time.


About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies. NMB products can be found in the personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment, home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets. For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit: or contact us directly.