Kitchen Extractor Replacement

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I need a replacement extractor fan for my kitchen because the existing 26 year old unit, although still working, is badly discoloured. The unit is a 210mm square Greenwood Airvac AX-K. Are these still available or is there direct replacement?
 
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The Greenwood AKSK fan is the current model. Is 200mm square but will probably do the job. that wall needs painting anyway.
 
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Paint it.
You do this deliberately, don't you?

After spending time finding and purchasing a suitable paint, rubbing down the cover to provide a key and painting it (which will eventually peel off and look awful), you may as well buy a new one
 
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Paint it.
Is that supposed to be a sensible or even practical suggestion?

My advice to Bolo 2 is don't even consider this, it will look horrendous, that is if you can make the paint stick fo more than a few weeks.
 
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I need a replacement extractor fan for my kitchen because the existing 26 year old unit, although still working, is badly discoloured. The unit is a 210mm square Greenwood Airvac AX-K. Are these still available or is there direct replacement?
The old ones are generally far better quality than new ones
 
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So it's a 150mm fan?
The diameter of the blades is 130mm and as you may see from the image, there is a plastic film attached blocking off incoming air. Fitted on a north facing wall, the kitchen was so cold in the winter months that I decided to remove the fuse and block off incoming air. We will do the same with the new unit. However, should we decide to downsize then the new unit will be recommissioned ready for any survey. 3D2CB1AC-0BF6-46A1-A108-D8BAB0A5036C.jpeg
 
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Wife phoned Greenwood and was told that the EL150 was the nearest fit replacement.
 
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Is that supposed to be a sensible or even practical suggestion?

My advice to Bolo 2 is don't even consider this, it will look horrendous, that is if you can make the paint stick fo more than a few weeks.

Agree on the not painting, however as an aside, something I've seen on the internet is the groups who collect classic computers appear to have some methods for reversing the yellowing of plastics, from what I remember it seemed to involve a a sodium hydroxide paste and exposure to UV, retro-brite I believe is the term to google. Im not saying its worth the time on this fan, but its interetsing that it works at all
 

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