# How is fan sweep size calculated?

## How is fan sweep size calculated?

A correctly sized fan will efficiently cool your space.

1. Measure from the center of the fan to the tip of one of the blades.
2. Multiply the radius by 2 to determine the diameter.
3. Multiply the diameter by 3.14 (pi) to determine the ceiling fan blade sweep.

## Which fan is better 1200mm or 1400mm?

Fans with higher sweep mean it can deliver more air, but the area of air spread determines its efficacy. A bigger room (10′ x 12′ to 12′ x 12′) would require a fan with a sweep between 1200mm to 1400mm. A room bigger than 12′ x 12′ should ideally have at least 2 or more fans with suitable sweep size.

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What is sweep in pedestal fan?

Sweep is the diameter of the circle that is created when a fan spins. The sweep size and height of the fan should match and fit comfortably in whichever room you intend to place the fan. Another aspect would be to also look at the size of the room you are placing your pedestal fan in.

### What is sweep size?

Very simply, sweep size is the entire diameter of the blades. What’s important is knowing the length of the fan blade from one tip to another. You need to match the blade length with the size of the room you plan to install your fan in.

### What size ceiling fan do I need for a 12×12 room?

36″ to 44″
The average range for ceiling fans is 42” to 72”, though they are produced in sizes as small as 24” and as large as about 96”….Overview Chart.

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Room Size Ceiling Fan Size
ceiling fan size for 12×12 room 36″ to 44″
ceiling fan size for 12×13 room 44″ to 54″

When it comes to design and aesthetic look, the 3 bladed ceiling fan is more pleasing than the 5 bladed. However, the 5 blades can generate more wind because the blade to blades distance is nearer, thus the wind it produces is more consistent.

## How many blades should a pedestal fan have?

Air Delivery and Speed Pedestal fans deliver air via multiple spinning blades. Some fans use three broad blades while others use four or five narrow blades. Because fan blades rotate, their speed is measured in revolutions per minute (RPM).

## How do you measure fan size?

Standing on a step ladder as needed, hold one end of a tape measure to the tip of a fan blade on a fully assembled fan. If the unit has an even number of ceiling fan blades, extend the tape measure to the end of the opposite blade and record the distance from tip to tip. This is the diameter.

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How big are the blades on a 52 inch ceiling fan?

Ceiling Fan Size Guide

Blade Span Good for Room Size
29″ to 36″ Bathrooms, Breakfast Nooks, Utility Rooms Up to 75 sq. ft
42″ to 48″ Bedrooms, Kitchens, Dining Rooms Up to 175 sq. ft
52″ to 56″ Large Bedrooms, Family Rooms, Media Rooms Up to 350 sq. ft
60″ or larger Great Rooms, Other Large Spaces More than 350 sq. ft