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Retrotec 5000 series

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Overview

The Retrotec 5000 series of products are a mid-range air leakage test system featuring a 5000 series fan, a cloth door panel and a DM32 gauge. The multi bladed fan comes with a maximum flow capacity of 10,364 m3/h (2,879 L/s) @ 50 Pa, making the system ideal for testing most residential homes.

This simple to use airtightness system includes a single fan, an aluminium door frame, a custom designed door cloth, and a DM32 touch screen gauge complete with cables and pressure tubes..

Features

The Retrotec 5000 system includes:-

  • DM32 digital manometer with charging module and cables
  • 5000 series fan complete with range ring A, B8 and x8 blank plugs
  • Hard fan case and a soft gauge case
  • Single fan door cloth and an aliminium door panel frame
  • 2m fan umbilical with tubing
  • FanTestic Lite automated testing software - dowloaded from the Retrotec website (link provided)

Optional accessories for this product include a large size door frame and large size door cloth.

All Retrotec 5000 systems can be run using a free to download version of the Retrotec FanTestic software for automated fan operation, data collection, and report generation in compliance with standards such as ATTMA TSL1 and TSL2. If custom designed reports or data export into third part systems such as lodgement of results for Building Control the FanTestic Pro version of the software is required. See http://retrotec.com/products/software for additional details.

Technical

Maximum flow in free air 11,383 m3/h (3,162 L/s)

Maximum flow at 50 Pascal test pressure 10,364 m3/h (2,879 L/s)

Minimum flow rate 8 m3/h (2 L/s)

Fan height 63.5 cm

Frame height 135 to 246 cm

Frame width 75 to 109 cm

Frame thickness 5.3 cm

Fan motor running current 4.9 Amps at 240 Volts, 8.9 Amps at 110 Volts

Fan weight 16.0 kg

Panel weight 7.3 kg

Technical note The 5000 series of blower doors are NOT supported by the DM-2 digital pressure gauge, and they DO NOT fit into hard door frame panels designed for other Retrotec product such as the Q5E.

Support documents

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Retrotec cloth door panel quick guide.pdf Retrotec cloth door panel quick guide
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Retrotec DM32 blower door quick guide.pdf Retrotec DM32 blower door quick guide
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Retrotec FanTestic (ATTMA) user guide.pdf Retrotec FanTestic (ATTMA) user guide
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Common customer questions & answers

QQuestion Is it possible to use the DM2 manometer with the 5101 Classic product?
AAnswer Unfortunately no, the 5101 product only works with the DM32 gauge system.
QQuestion There is no power on the construction site so can this unit be run off a generator?
AAnswer No. If you run this item off a generator it is possible to damage the fan motor.
QQuestion There is no power on the construction site so can this unit be run off a generator?
AAnswer No. If you run this item off a generator it is possible to damage the fan motor.
QQuestion What does the FanTestic software do?
AAnswer It is the software that records and calculates readings from fans and manometers set up to measure air leakage in enclosures. When used in conjunction with Retrotec digital manometers, the software can automatically control fans and capture data in accordance with a number of standard enclosure air leakage testing procedures.
QQuestion What does the FanTestic software do?
AAnswer It is the software that records and calculates readings from fans and manometers set up to measure air leakage in enclosures. When used in conjunction with Retrotec digital manometers, the software can automatically control fans and capture data in accordance with a number of standard enclosure air leakage testing procedures.