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Does anyone know what this fan blower thingy is?

Cyclone paint mixer. Cyclone paint mixer I imagine you just need to remove the hang tag at the drill end.
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Will a PVC weld cure to fill 1 mm?

It might work or it might not work. PVC pipe and fittings are not really 'glued' together but are solvent welded. The inside of the fittings are designed with a tapered hub (the inside diameter of the ...
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Will a PVC weld cure to fill 1 mm?

Will a PVC weld cure to fill 1 mm? What other bonding agent could I use as a filler before using, or in addition to, the PVC weld? As others have mentioned, PVC weld only works on PVC. The black part ...
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Will a PVC weld cure to fill 1 mm?

These things are not designed to go together. They are not made of the same kind of plastic. And PVC cement is not made to bridge gaps. That would never hold against pressure. Since leakage is not ...
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Radon suction vs pressurization

The problem with this idea is that you don't really control where the radon-containing air will vent. You may actually end up pushing it into your living space. With the suction setup that is used, ...
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What do E and COM mean in a blower motor wiring diagram?

Probably, yes: COM usually stands for common, meaning neutral. E usually stands for Earth, meaning ground.
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Use external switch to control blower fan on furnace

You can connect a light switch using G and R. There are 2 power terminals, R and C. G, Y and W are broken connections to R. A thermostat essentially is just an automatic jumper between R and G,W or Y. ...
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Will a PVC weld cure to fill 1 mm?

The PVC welding cements rely on the PVC fitting fitting together in a very tight fashion. I doubt that you'd have satisfactory results based on my experiences. Your best solution would be to get a two ...
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What do E and COM mean in a blower motor wiring diagram?

I was assuming this was an HVAC blower, but this is actually a remote blower module for a range hood. Installation instructions located here: Zline T95 Dual Remote Blower The unit appears to be ...
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Rent insulation blower or continue DIY

If the machine and the bags can stay outside, the dusty part is confined to the attic. There is some collateral dust from climbing in and out of the attic. That is usually restricted to a small area. ...
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The blower on my HVAC runs sometimes when it should be off

That is actually a Trane/ American Standard furnace I believe. The cause is most likely the limit switch is getting so hot it is opening causing the fan to turn on to cool the limit switch. They often ...
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Use external switch to control blower fan on furnace

Connect the switch from R to G Wiring a standard light switch between R and G will do what you want -- the switch will perform the exact same function as the fan switch on a thermostat in gas mode. ...
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AC - frozen tubes, no air flowing when fan on and system off

I think Ed's answer is on point, in fact from your story I don't assume the fan is bad. I think he is spot on, its thermal overload. So, the fan COULD have, or WILL burn out, so, turn the system off. ...
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AC - frozen tubes, no air flowing when fan on and system off

Turn the system off and let it warm up this may take a while if the evaporator coil is frozen up. When a system charge is low icing of the coils is a indication. The fan motor may be bad but once ...
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Air Conditioner Can't Keep up

You may be moving too much air with your blower fan. A ton of AC should have 400 cfm blowing, so the fan speed depends on the size of the cooling unit. It seems counter intuitive, but think of the ...
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ECM Blower Motor Not Working at Night

Since all signs seemed to point to a bad motor, I took a chance and replaced it. The new motor has been working fine for several days now. Not exactly sure why it was only failing at night, but I ...
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How to ground a kitchen exhaust blower fan?

If it's bolted to a grounded metal case, it's grounded.
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Adjust Multi-Speed Carrier Furnace via thermostat as in manual, or need to rewire?

Unfortunately you do not have the "Automatic Fan speed control" However you can still change the Fan speed by charging the Fan Motor wiring. Obviously you would Turn Off the power and verify ...
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Do I need a pulley extractor to replace the small drive belt (225-5M) for SnowJoe SJ625E?

Page 13 and 14 clearly show how to do it manual To remove or install the belt, you would put it over the drive pulley first, then partially (as much you can) over the auger pulley, then start turning ...
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Why isn't my furnace fan running when the thermostat is calling for it?

If the thermostat is calling for "fan always on" and the fan is not always on, it's doubtful that the fan wiring to the thermostat is connected properly, or at all. It's fairly common for ...
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Multiple vents inside and outside laundry room

2021 build, fan that runs constantly, you have exhaust and incoming air. It's either an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) or a Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV.) Assuming a competent design, which type ...
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Replacing blower on furnace and it’s filled with water

I had a very similar problem a few weeks ago—furnace wouldn't run. There was water sloshing in the collector box (some kind of air manifold). Draining water out of the box through one of the hoses (...
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How much power/electricity should my central air's blower fan use?

It is very unusual but not unheard of to have a furnace hooked up to a heat pump. Usually you would have an air handler and air handlers usually have backup electric heating strips. These heat strips ...
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Goodman GMP 100-4 Red light blinks 4 times

The plug in bottom of the furnace had come unplugged from the board. Plugging it back in solved the problem.
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Why doesn't my air conditioner fan come on when the condenser starts?

Mark and remove the wires from R and G. Add a jumper wire across R and G. You should hear a click (that's the relay on the board) and the motor should start. If not check your capacitor (little oval ...
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AC - frozen tubes, no air flowing when fan on and system off

The AC coil in your ductwork is freezing due to insufficient airflow across the coil. The coil needs to transfer heat by having airflow across it. If there is no airflow the coil freezes; hence, the ...
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How can I extend the length of my furnace run time after burner shutdown?

I too am like you, an old time boiler guy; 40+ years + 11 retired. My comment to you is, if your furnace fan is running on the correct fan speed and the furnace is not too oversized, the heat ...
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Furnace blower motor starts but then starts clicking and eventually stops with a loud buzz

The bearings need to be oil at least during your annual maintenance.....the what? Yep once a year your system needs a checkup, just like your car, it needs checked, tuned up and repaired as needed. A ...
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ISSUE: Snowblower pushes snow (forward) rather than throwing snow out of the chute

My Craftsman 3/21 single-stage, 2-stoke snow-blower now works perfectly and discharges snow from chute as expected/desired. Thanks to everyone that helped me solve this HI/DIY problem!!! Corrective ...
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Trane VX99 furnace fan to run

You have a simple setup with R (24V power) and W1 (HEAT). The fan is turned on automatically, along with HEAT, when the thermostat applies the power from R to the W1 connection. The FAN terminal is ...
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