Barnstormer

J&D Manufacturing’s Barnstormer is a dependable leader in air recirculation. The patented easy-open front guard is an exclusive feature that drastically reduces cleaning and maintenance time. The Barnstormer’s tapered guard creates a high velocity air pattern that allows greater distance between fans, which means less fans in your barn and more money in your pocket. The Barnstormer is the only fan on the market with the hinged open front guard. This patented design helps cut cleaning and maintenance time. Dirt and dust are removed in minutes to get you right back to energy-efficient, high-output performance.
Features:
  • Available in 12”, 20”, 24”, & 36”
  • Patented open front guard for easy maintenance  (U.S. patent No.5,348,447)
  • Fan ships fully assembled
Applications:
Dairy
Industrial
Poultry
Swine
Part # Size Output (CFM) HP Volts Amps NP Hz Ph Spd RPM Drive Prop Test # Cord Speed Control Compatible VFD Compatible Fixed or Portable Oscillating FPM Thrust (lbf) Thrust Eff. Ratio kW Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part # Size Output (CFM) HP Volts Amps NP Hz Ph Spd RPM Drive Prop Test # Cord Speed Control Compatible VFD Compatible Fixed or Portable Oscillating FPM Thrust (lbf) Thrust Eff. Ratio kW Thrust CFM/ Watt
Single Phase
VBS12 12" 1020 1/10 115/230 1.42/.77 60 1 1 698 Direct 3-Alm C18029 No Yes No Fixed Non 570 0.9 7.4 0.12 8.8
VBS20 20” 3650 1/3 115/230 3.8/1.9 60 1 1/Var^ 1691 Direct 3-Alm C16431 No Yes No Fixed Non 1090 3.8 12.2 0.31 11.8
VBS24 24” 5250 1/2 115/230 4.8/2.4 60 1 1 1666 Direct 3-Alm C16430 No Yes No Fixed Non 1230 5.4 12.4 0.44 12.1
VBS36A 36" 10050 1/2 115/230 6.1/3.09 60 1 1 844 Direct 3-Glv C18016 No No No Fixed Non 1180 9.3 16.3 0.57 17.6
Three Phase
VBS243A 24" 5470 1/2 230/460 1.8/0.9 60 3 1 1710 Direct 3-Alm C18028 No Yes, w/VFD Yes Fixed Non 1420 6.2 14.2 0.44 12.5
VBS36CF 36" 10000 1/2 230/460 2.6/1.3 60 3 1 846 Direct 3-Glv C18019 No Yes, w/VFD Yes Fixed Non 1140 9.2 18.7 0.49 20.3
Side Mount Brackets
VRSBR14
VRSBR143
VRSBR144
VRSBR14412
VRSBR901-HDG
Ceiling Mount Brackets
VRSBR2-HDG
VRSBR3-HDG
Pole Mount Bracket
VRSBR12
VRSBR13
Part #
VBS12
Single Phase
Details
Barnstormer, 12" White 115/230V 1/10HP 1PH 1SP w/Bracket
Size
12"
Output (CFM)
1020
HP
1/10
Volts
115/230
Amps NP
1.42/.77
Hz
60
Ph
1
Spd
1
RPM
698
Drive
Direct
Prop
3-Alm
Test #
C18029
Cord
No
Speed Control Compatible
Yes
VFD Compatible
No
Fixed or Portable
Fixed
Oscillating
Non
FPM
570
Thrust (lbf)
0.9
Thrust Eff. Ratio
7.4
kW
0.12
Thrust CFM/ Watt
8.8
Part #
VBS20
Single Phase
Details
Barnstormer, 20" White 115/230V 1/3HP 1PH S/Var w/Bracket
Size
20”
Output (CFM)
3650
HP
1/3
Volts
115/230
Amps NP
3.8/1.9
Hz
60
Ph
1
Spd
1/Var^
RPM
1691
Drive
Direct
Prop
3-Alm
Test #
C16431
Cord
No
Speed Control Compatible
Yes
VFD Compatible
No
Fixed or Portable
Fixed
Oscillating
Non
FPM
1090
Thrust (lbf)
3.8
Thrust Eff. Ratio
12.2
kW
0.31
Thrust CFM/ Watt
11.8
Part #
VBS24
Single Phase
Details
Barnstormer, 24" White 115/230V 1/2HP 1PH S/Var w/Bracket
Size
24”
Output (CFM)
5250
HP
1/2
Volts
115/230
Amps NP
4.8/2.4
Hz
60
Ph
1
Spd
1
RPM
1666
Drive
Direct
Prop
3-Alm
Test #
C16430
Cord
No
Speed Control Compatible
Yes
VFD Compatible
No
Fixed or Portable
Fixed
Oscillating
Non
FPM
1230
Thrust (lbf)
5.4
Thrust Eff. Ratio
12.4
kW
0.44
Thrust CFM/ Watt
12.1
Part #
VBS36A
Single Phase
Details
Barnstormer, 36" White 115/230V 1/2HP 1PH w/Bracket
Size
36"
Output (CFM)
10050
HP
1/2
Volts
115/230
Amps NP
6.1/3.09
Hz
60
Ph
1
Spd
1
RPM
844
Drive
Direct
Prop
3-Glv
Test #
C18016
Cord
No
Speed Control Compatible
No
VFD Compatible
No
Fixed or Portable
Fixed
Oscillating
Non
FPM
1180
Thrust (lbf)
9.3
Thrust Eff. Ratio
16.3
kW
0.57
Thrust CFM/ Watt
17.6
Part #
VBS243A
Three Phase
Details
Barnstormer, 24" White 230/460V 1/2HP 3PH, With Bracket
Size
24"
Output (CFM)
5470
HP
1/2
Volts
230/460
Amps NP
1.8/0.9
Hz
60
Ph
3
Spd
1
RPM
1710
Drive
Direct
Prop
3-Alm
Test #
C18028
Cord
No
Speed Control Compatible
Yes, w/VFD
VFD Compatible
Yes
Fixed or Portable
Fixed
Oscillating
Non
FPM
1420
Thrust (lbf)
6.2
Thrust Eff. Ratio
14.2
kW
0.44
Thrust CFM/ Watt
12.5
Part #
VBS36CF
Three Phase
Details
Barnstormer, 36" White 230/460V 1/2HP 3PH w/Bracket
Size
36"
Output (CFM)
10000
HP
1/2
Volts
230/460
Amps NP
2.6/1.3
Hz
60
Ph
3
Spd
1
RPM
846
Drive
Direct
Prop
3-Glv
Test #
C18019
Cord
No
Speed Control Compatible
Yes, w/VFD
VFD Compatible
Yes
Fixed or Portable
Fixed
Oscillating
Non
FPM
1140
Thrust (lbf)
9.2
Thrust Eff. Ratio
18.7
kW
0.49
Thrust CFM/ Watt
20.3
Part #
VRSBR14
Side Mount Brackets
Details
Bracket, 42" Ext, Fits Sq/Rnd Post for 12"-36" Fans, Black
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part #
VRSBR143
Side Mount Brackets
Details
Bracket, 42" Ext, Fits 3" Tube, Bolt On 12"-36" Fans, Black
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part #
VRSBR144
Side Mount Brackets
Details
Bracket, 42" Ext, Fits 4" Tube, Bolt On 12"-36" Fans, Black
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part #
VRSBR14412
Side Mount Brackets
Details
Bracket, 42" Ext, Fits 4-1/2" Tube, Bolt On 12"-36" Fans, BL
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part #
VRSBR901-HDG
Side Mount Brackets
Details
Bracket, wall mount for 12" - 36" fans, HDG finish
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part #
VRSBR2-HDG
Ceiling Mount Brackets
Details
Bracket, 6-way for 12"-24" fans, HDG finish
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part #
VRSBR3-HDG
Ceiling Mount Brackets
Details
Bracket, 6-way for 36" fans, HDG finish
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part #
VRSBR12
Pole Mount Bracket
Details
Bracket, Pole, Fits Tube 4"- 4-1/2" for 12"-36" Fans, Black
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt
Part #
VRSBR13
Pole Mount Bracket
Details
Bracket, Pole, Fits Tube 3"- 3 1/2" for 12"-36" Fans, Black
Size
Output (CFM)
HP
Volts
Amps NP
Hz
Ph
Spd
RPM
Drive
Prop
Test #
Cord
Speed Control Compatible
VFD Compatible
Fixed or Portable
Oscillating
FPM
Thrust (lbf)
Thrust Eff. Ratio
kW
Thrust CFM/ Watt

What is the purpose of ventilation?

Ventilation helps to maintain a healthy environment by regulating moisture and humidity, controlling temperatures, removing fumes and odors, and exchanging fresh air for humans and animals to maximize productivity.

How does heat stress effect animals?

Heat stress in animals is a very serious condition that can lead to a decrease in appetite, loss of milk or egg production, shutdown of the reproduction system, diminished nutrient absorption, poor growth and even death in extreme cases.

What should I consider when buying a ventilation fan?

There are many important factors to consider when purchasing a fan. Besides cost, you should also consider the efficiency of the fan, the noise level, and the energy use. Many ventilation fans have a lower upfront price tag, but will cost you more over time by consuming large amounts of energy.

What type of ventilation system is available for my dairy farm?

J&D has numerous options for your dairy ventilation system including natural, recirculation, tunnel, and cross-tunnel ventilation. In addition to these basic ventilation types, evaporative pad cooling, soaking, misting, fogging and mechanical ventilation can all be intermixed to maximize the cooling capacity of your system.

What is natural ventilation?

A Natural Ventilation System relies only on wind to cool your barn using open side walls or curtain side walls.

Advantages: low investment cost, low electrical operating cost, zero fan noise, easy management and operation, bright and airy work space, animals will not be affected by power failures.

Disadvantages: little to no temperature and air exchange control, no insect control, radiant sun increases temperature on outside stalls, precise building location is required to maximize wind direction.

What is tunnel ventilation?

A Tunnel Ventilation System uses a series of exhaust fans on the short end of your building with inlets located on the opposite end. Air enters the building through the inlets where it is pulled down the length of your building like a wind tunnel and exhausted out the opposite end. The exhaust fans create air exchange and a high velocity air movement.

Advantages: insect control, consistent environment, proper temperature, humidity and odor control, keeps bedding and floors dry.

Disadvantages: higher investment cost when compared to natural ventilation, very little natural light, not suitable for year round use without a fresh air system due to inadequate fresh air distribution during cool winter ventilation conditions.

What is cross-tunnel ventilation?

Cross Tunnel Ventilation is very similar to Tunnel Ventilation whereas a series of exhaust fans and inlets are used on the walls of your building. With Cross Tunnel Ventilation, the exhaust fans and inlets are located on the long sides of your building instead of the short sides. The air is pulled through the width of your building instead of through the length like it is with regular Tunnel Ventilation.

Advantages: building ends can be used for necessary overhead doors, insect control, consistent environment, proper temperature, humidity and odor control, keeps bedding and floors dry.

Disadvantages: higher investment cost when compared to natural ventilation, very little natural light, not suitable for year round use due to inadequate fresh air distribution during cool winter ventilation conditions.

What is recirculation ventilation?

Recirculation Ventilation uses a series of recirculation fans that are positioned to blow air across the animals to create a cooling effect. When designed properly with an open or curtain side wall, you can also get an air exchange in the building.

Advantages: insect control, consistent environment, proper temperature, humidity and odor control, keeps bedding and floors dry

Disadvantages: higher installation and operating costs when compared to natural ventilation

How do I know which ventilation system is best for me?

Selecting a ventilation system depends on a number of factors including budget, building location and orientation, and your complete ventilation strategy. Call our ventilation experts at 1-800-998-2398 or e-mail us at jdmfg@jdmfg.com to help design the best system for you.

How do you size a building for proper ventilation?

J&D has knowledgable Engineering and Sales staff that can assist you in this process. We will design and recommend options to give you the most effective system. Call our ventilation experts at 1-800-998-2398 or e-mail us at jdmfg@jdmfg.com to help design the best system for you.

How do I properly maintain my ventilation fan to improve efficiency and increase the lifespan?

All fans should be cleaned regularly by removing accumulated dirt and debris on louvers, blades and motors to improve performance. Dirt that clogs your fan motor will cause it to run hot, and will reduce the life of your motor. You should also regularly check fan belts and keep them adjusted to factory specifications. Loose belts can cause belt slippage and will reduce the airflow of your fan.

When is the right time to add a cooling system to my ventilation system?

J&D recommends a cooling system when temperatures reach between 85° - 90° depending on your application.

Why use a ceiling fan?

In the summer, a ceiling fan creates a mild wind chill to help cool the building. In the winter, a ceiling fan helps to mix the warm air that collects on the ceiling and in the peaks of most industrial and commercial buildings. By installing a ceiling fan, the warm air is recirculated back down to the floor level to help maintain a uniform temperature and save on heating costs.

How close together should I install my ceiling fans?

For preventing heat stratification, it will be depend on the height of the ceiling. With ceilings between 15' and 30', ceiling fans should be mounted to cover 4000 square feet of floor area. For cooling people during the hot summer months, fans should be placed 15' to 20' apart.

How do I wire my ventilation motor?

J&D recommends having all electrical work performed by a certified electrician. The electrician can find the wiring diagram on the motor label.

What is J&D’s warranty on your electric fan motors?

J&D offers a 2 year replacement warranty on all electric fan motors, unlike many of our competitors who offer only a one year warranty. Warranty is based on invoice date to the dealer, J&D does not cover freight or labor. POW14, POW18, POW18B, POW24OSC, POW30OSC, VBM60PSC-P, VBM148PSC-P, PDF24, and VRSM10-Power inlet motor carry a 1 year warranty. VR3E and VR33 motors (Mega Storm Fan) carry a 3 year warranty.