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NewAir AF-520B 18'' Deluxe Misting Fan
At a powerful 1,230 RPM and weighing in at more than 4 feet tall and 16 lbs., the AF-520B deluxe misting fan from NewAir is one of the most powerful misting fans on the market and guaranteed to be one of the hottest summer appliances this year. Ensuring high quality and dependable misting, it has an offering of also being used as a regular indoor pedestal electric fan and can cover up to 500 Sq Ft. With a stylish and sturdy design, this midnight black fan it is an excellent cooling solution for any modern home, adding a luxurious resort feel to your patio and outdoor surroundings.
Best Uses for the AF-520B Outdoor Misting Fan
One of the best aspects of the NewAir AF-520B high quality fan is that it can be used in just about any application where a cool, refreshing mist is needed. Its limited maintenance guarantees it to a be solid investment for years to come. For those who enjoy the outdoors during the hot summer months, then they can also enjoy the benefits of a misting fan right in their own back yard, as this units covers up to 500ft. It also adds moisture to dry environments, which helps to eliminate harmful airborne particles. This includes dust and odors, both of which can be plentiful in industrial areas. In addition its simple assembly and ease of use lend the AF-520B to be one of the most high quality fans currently available.
Its powerful misting is strong and durable to withstand the outdoor elements and is useful in both residential and commercial locations. Some of the most popular applications include:
- Home Patios
- Pool Decks
- Rooftop Bars & Clubs
- Outdoor Restaurants
- Indoors - Please note that when using the unit indoors the misting function must be turned off
Quick & Easy Setup of this Sturdy & Durable Fan
Since it is a misting fan, you may think that you can't set it up by yourself or that it may be time consuming. You're wrong. In fact you can have the entire fan unboxed, set up and misting within 15 minutes. Plus it only requires 1 person & a Phillip's screwdriver. The fan does come unassembled and include all the following parts:
- Front Grill
- Blade Cap
- Fan Blade
- Plastic Nut
- Rear Grill
- Motor Shaft
- Clutch Knob
- Motor Housing
- External Pole
- Internal Pole
Assembly itself is straightforward and simple. Using the included hardware, just attach the external pole to the base, then the after assembling the fan head connect it to the motor housing. The water hose is already connected, so it really is a hassle free setup. Once the unit is together, all you'll need to do is connect the water hose which is around 6 Ft long directly to the water line. You are also in full control of the misting pressure. It is recommended that you turn the water on all the way, as it allows you to have a better gage on the pressure of the water that eventually turns to mist. The amount of mist put out by the AF-520B can be adjusted at the bottom of the water valve connected to the water hose. Simply turn the knob to the desired misting level and you're done. Please note that this unit can function with & without the misting function turned on. For extra sealing we recommend that you use Teflon tape around the connection of the water value and water line.
This easy to manage and beautifully designed misting fan also comes equipped with a rain proof plug, therefore allowing you to leave it outside for long periods of time without worrying about electrical safety.
Once you set up the fan and are connected to a water line, you're ready to start misting. To turn the unit on, simply plug it in and make sure to press on both buttons on the plug. Then using the user friendly push button controls choose from 3 speeds:
Once you have selected your speed, you can turn on the misting system by adjusting the water valve to your desired pressure selection. This will turn on the misting nozzles, which will then begin to create mist. The AF-520B also has an oscillation feature allowing the fan head to move Up & Down and Left & Right. It is extremely easy to turn on the oscillation feature, which is controlled by a clutch to the reverse of the unit to turn on Pull Up on the clutch and to turn off simply Push Down on the clutch.
The height of this versatile and customizable misting fan can also be adjusted to suit all personal preferences and settings. It's easy and simple to adjust the height, which offers a high point of 4.5 Ft and a low point of 3.75 Ft. The low point makes it perfect for using as a regular electric fan indoors.
One of the highlights of the AF-520B Misting Fan from NewAir is the limited maintenance required. The fan motor is covered and protected from all elements. The fan is mainly designed and constructed of coated and durable plastic, which protects it from rust and other corrosion. However it is still recommended that you cover the unit during extreme weather conditions, or move it out of the elements altogether.
If you are going to use hard water then the nozzles and water line may clog up over time, as calcium and other minerals build up within. It is recommended that you clean these at least once a month. Our experts recommend using CLR or Vinegar water during the cleaning process. Be sure to unplug the fan before performing any cleaning.
Here is a step by step guideline how to clean the water hose yourself.
- Remove the fan head from the house.
- Remove the misting nozzles from the frame, use a pair of needle nose pliers to twist each nozzle counterclockwise.
- Once the nozzles are removed you can then pull out the misting assembly from the back of the cover.
- The nozzle holders can be clicked off by carefully pulling on them. The needle nose pliers could help in the process.
- Once the hose assembly is removed you can then run the hose line out the bottom of the frame.
- Now that the hose assembly is removed the customer can then proceed by dipping the hose assembly in CLR or Vinegar water hose is cleaned.
- To clean the nozzles you simply need to remove them and steep them in any of the above solutions for efficient cleaning.
- To clean the exterior unit, all you need is a soft cloth and a solution of mild soap and warm water. Be sure to dry all surfaces completely before using the unit again.
If on the other hand you are not going to use hard water, then the maintenance is going to be extremely limited and you will only be required to clean the nozzles and water line every few months and prior to storing it away. The AF-520B from NewAir also comes with 2 extra nozzles.
- Product SKU: AF-520B
- Brand: NewAir
- Product Dimensions: L: 19.38" x W: 19.38" x H: 55.00"
- Product Weight: 16.00 lbs.
- Product Color: Black
- Diameter: 18 inches
- Oscillation: Yes
- Usage: Outdoor & Indoor
- Fan Style: Pedestal & Misting
- Adjustable Tilt: Yes
- CFM: 2475
- RPM: 1230
- Coverage Area: 500 square feet
- Adjustable Height: Yes
- Number of Speeds: 3
- Number of Nozzles Included: 5
The amazing selling feature of this misting fan is that no restrictions apply to its use. You not only can use it outdoors as an efficient, light weight and portable misting fan but also indoors as a regular, highly powerful electric fan. The AF-520B will be recognized as a life hack in your home from the moment you purchase it.