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|Country Of Origin||USA|
|Duct Size||6" Round|
|Made in America||Yes|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 Year Limited|
- Features a powerful 70 CFM permanently lubricated and sealed motor that's specifically designed for continuous use applications.
- Energy efficient foam-insulated housing adjusts to fit walls up to 5-1/8" thick.
- Compatible with a number of Broan multi-function and time control wall switches (sold separately).
- Not recommended for use over bathtubs and showers.
- CFM: 70
- Sones: 3.5
- Duct Size: 6 Inch Round
- Grille Diameter: 8
- Housing Diameter: 6 Inches
- Housing Depth: 4.375 Inches
- HVI Certified: Yes
- UL Listed: No
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Our SKU: 512M
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8 Questions from the Community
The Broan 512M is not recommended for a small basement kitchen area. However, the manufacturer recommended that you go with a Broan 509.
I need a 6" fan for a small basement kitchen area what do you suggest
A. The Broan 512M is not recommended for a small basement kitchen area. However, the manufacturer recommended that you go with a Broan 509.
This will work for a room of that size.
will be using fan in an electrical closet/room to assist in ventilating both dampness and any fumes from charging battery bank (2 deep cell marine batteries) used for emergency power back-up (running power inverter). Do you think this fan will do the job? Again, closet or room is very small, probably 3.5 feet by 4.5 feet by 6.5 height. Will be hooking up the Broan 24 hr timer so that fan does not run all the time. thanks, Joe
A. This will work for a room of that size.
The Broan 512M is designed more to ventilate and remove fumes and/or odors than to cool.
Can I use this in my garage to remove heat?
A. The Broan 512M is designed more to ventilate and remove fumes and/or odors than to cool.
The Broan 512M is the perfect size for venting the odors for a half bathroom. This is not a 100% seal from the outside and could cause a draft.
Could this fan be used to vent odors from a half-bathroom? We want a small wall-mounted fan that would vent into an unused area of our basement.
A. The Broan 512M is the perfect size for venting the odors for a half bathroom. This is not a 100% seal from the outside and could cause a draft.
The Broan 512M Through-The-Wall Utility Ventilator is not recommended for cooking applications, because it only has 70 CFM. Instead, exhaust fans with at least 300 CFM are recommended for venting cooking fumes.
Can this be used to vent cooking fumes?
A. The Broan 512M Through-The-Wall Utility Ventilator is not recommended for cooking applications, because it only has 70 CFM. Instead, exhaust fans with at least 300 CFM are recommended for venting cooking fumes.
This fan is not wired with a plug. It is designed to be hardwired for proper operation.
Do you have this fan with a plug that I can just plug into an outlet? If not, is it hard to splice a cord with a plug?
A. This fan is not wired with a plug. It is designed to be hardwired for proper operation.
The Broan 512M is not damp or wet rated and would not be suitable to be used in or near a shower.
Is this fan suitable for installation near a bathroom shower?
A. The Broan 512M is not damp or wet rated and would not be suitable to be used in or near a shower.
The Broan 512M has an 8" by 8" outside wall cap.
What are the dimensions of the outside wall cap on this fan?
A. The Broan 512M has an 8" by 8" outside wall cap.
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