Australia and New Zealand’s Most Efficient Frost Fans & Wind Machines
Drying | Ventilation | Cooling | Efficiency | Portability | Durability
The Tow & Blow Frost Fans Are The Ultimate Solution To Combat Frost.
With the mobile wind machine's portability, our frost fans can be relocated quickly to protect different areas of your vineyard, orchards, and crops. Plus, the Tow & Blow Frost Fans swiftly adjust to suit prevailing winds and can be positioned within the terrain for maximum protection.
Tow & Blow Frost Fans maximise agricultural harvests & profits all year round
Frost Protection in the Winter & Cooling in the Summer
Our Tow & Blow Frost Fans and wind machines are extremely useful and versatile in protecting your crops all year round - with applications for the winter through to the summer.
During the Winter and colder months, Tow & Blow Frost Fans help prevent frost formation on your vineyard, orchards, and crops - protecting the agricultural harvests that you’ve spent months and years on growing! We have confirmed reports from Australian growers that have protected five plus hectares in severe frost conditions. During the summer months, the Tow & Blow Frost Fan wind machine is also highly useful, being perfectly suited for general ventilation and cooling applications in abattoirs and protecting crops against excessive heat burning plants. Other applications of our Tow & Blow Frost Fans or wind machines in the warmer months include drying fruit pre-harvest and before pruning. Plus, Tow & Blow Frost Fans can be fitted with an evaporative water mist system for cooling livestock or people.
During the summer months, the Tow & Blow Frost Fan wind machine is also highly useful, being perfectly suited for general ventilation and cooling applications in abattoirs and protecting crops against excessive heat burning plants. Other applications of our Tow & Blow Frost Fans or wind machines in the warmer months include drying fruit pre-harvest and before pruning. Plus, Tow & Blow Frost Fans can be fitted with an evaporative water mist system for cooling livestock or people.
Maximum Frost Protection for all crops - orchards, vineyards & more
With the Tow & Blow frost fans adjustable fan head angle this mobile wind machine is well suited to all types of crops - including avocados, almonds, cherry or fruit orchards, nurseries, plants, trees, vineyards, as well as crops on valleys or hills. The unique design of this fan can provide maximum frost protection on large hectares of land. Stabiliser support feet are lowered to a secure position and the machine levelled for operation.
You can easily angle the Tow & Blow frost fan impeller, as well as horizontally swing the fan head to exponentially increase the area for frost protection.
The versatility that the Tow & Blow wind machine provides completely sets this machine apart from traditional frost fans. Whether you’re after vineyard frost fans or frost fans for orchards in Australia or NZ, you’ll experience reliable frost protection even in the chilliest of months with our frost fans & wind machines at AIM Sales.
Auto Start & Ultimate Fuel Efficiency - 5 Litres of Diesel Per Hour
Our Tow & Blow frost fan wind machines include an auto start/stop option as a standard feature, meaning it turns on and off automatically based on the temperature - reducing unnecessary energy expenses and providing maximum cost efficiency.
The Tow & Blow frost fans are more efficient than conventional frost control methods in the horticulture and viticulture industries, using only 5 litres of diesel per hour.
The low fuel consumption not only ensures low emissions but significant savings on costs on your agricultural harvests for years to come.
Convenient Portability, Set-Up & Maintenance
The Tow & Blow wind machine is among the best portable frost fans in Australia & New Zealand. Easily transported from block to block behind a vehicle or tractor, the Tow & Blow Frost Fan wind machine raises the bar in terms of manoeuvrability, flexibility, and affordability.
As this machine is portable, no council approval, building permit, or consent is required - nor are any foundations needed. Due to the Tow & Blow Frost Fans narrow wheelbase, the wind machine can be positioned between the rows of your vineyards, orchards, and crops, eliminating the need to remove any vines or trees to allow for this protection.
Servicing is simple. The boom is lowered to ground level to service the engine and impeller. Extended fuel lines available for remote fuel tanks set up.
Private, Quiet and Non-Intrusive
The Tow & Blow Frost Fans are quiet with a noise level of only 45-50 decibels at 300m.
The Tow & Blow Frost Fans are unprecedented in frost protection for vineyards and orchards, with results showing that the machine operates at half the noise level of any other wind machine in the world. It is difficult to hear at 300 metres, hence reducing any interference with neighbouring properties.
Advanced Rotation And Oscillation
The tower and fan-head can oscillate through any angle or rotate a full 360 degrees.
The hydraulic functions of the Tow & Blow Frost Fans are driven by a DC hydraulic power pack. Rotation and oscillation functions are controlled by a DC electric drive.
A solar panel provides backup charging to the battery when the fan is not in use.
Tow & Blow Frost Fans Specifications
Hydraulic lift. The tower has three height positions to enable operation at lower heights if required. Suitable for valleys and hills.
Five blade impeller fan. Unique five bladed fan manufactured from glass reinforced polyamide. Performance tested to recognised world standards
Aerodynamic design. Aerodynamically designed with bell shaped shroud maximising airflow capacity. This effectively turbo charges the thrust of the air like a jet engine.
- All new diesel models come with a gearbox utilising planetary rotating gears.
- All new diesel models come with quality centrifugal clutch.
- All machines come supplied with weather proof engine and gearbox cover.
- All machines are now standard with an extendable draw bar.
- All machines now have three different boom height settings to enable operation at a lower height if required.
- Stabiliser support feet are removable for ease of setup.
- This allows for positioning the machine in vineyards with narrow rows.
|Direct power to the fan.|
|A 24 hp three cylinder diesel engine delivers direct power to the fan eliminating lost power through drive shafts.|
|User friendly controls.|
|Auto start functionality enables temperature triggered power start up and shut down. Both the fan and tower oscillation of the machine start operating once the preset low temperature is detected and automatically shuts down once the upper temperature setting is reached.|
|The Tow & Blow Frost Fan is easy to transport. Once in position the stabiliser legs are lowered and the machine set level for operation.|
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