The bottom of a 5 volt, 0.6 amp laptop cooling fan/blower.

Blowers Vs Axial Fans: Which Is Better For Your Project?

Blowers, otherwise known as centrifugal fans or squirrel cage fans are devices that draw air through enclosures. Common applications for blowers include: Laptops. All-in-one PCs (example: iMac). Rack servers. Forcing air through the heating element in a rework station. Certain video cards. The primary purpose of a blower is to generate a higher pressure than…