I want to mount an industrial fan in my shed.
Because of its dimensions, the only option seems to fix it on a wood beam that run around the shed near the top (see the red square on the picture):
I'm not sure of the type of wood, but the same type of beam is used for holding the roof so I guess it should support the weight (its section size is 95mm x 45mm).
My questions are:
- Will the beam be strong enough to support the 21 Kg fan (I guess it should, but I'd appreciate a more qualified answer)
- What should I use to fix the fan (the metal plate provided features two 14mm holes; see picture bellow)
EDIT: Here is what I'll do after taking advantage of the great advises I received:
Note that I moved the fan to the left since the first draft; That's where I wanted it in the first place but because of the vertical placement constraint there wasn't enough ceiling clearance.
Feel free to make remarks if I missed something important (I'll try to find a 3/4 inches plywood board for the vertical support).