Vent Motors

Our vent motors work hard to defeat the challenges of natural ventilation in greenhouses. Their lightweight yet rugged design provides robust performance with minimal strain on your structure.

High Torque Rollup Motors

CMD-072

Single Shaft 24V Motor Rated for 75-foot bottom rolling vent ideal FOR greenhouses

CMD-0115

Single Shaft 24V Motor Rated for 120-foot bottom rolling vent greenhouses

CMD-0150

Single Shaft 24V Motor Rated for 200-foot bottom rolling ventS

CMD-0180

Double Shaft 24V MotorRated for 200-foot bottom rolling vent

Motor Specs

Greenhouse Vent  Motors: 

You've heard about greenhouse vent motors if you're in the greenhouse game. 

These little wonders revolutionize greenhouse management. They're all about automatic vent adjustment, the key to keeping plants happy by regulating temperature and humidity. Think of them as the secret sauce for perfect plant growth.

What do Vent Motors do?

Let's examine these motors and their primary function: opening and closing your greenhouse vents. This may sound simple, but it's a big deal. Their movement controls shading and ventilation, ensuring your plants get the right amount of sun and air.

Are vent motors connected to an environmental controller? 

Now, the most incredible part is automation. Manual vent control? Forget it. Manually managing roll-up vents can be a drag. But it's not just about opening and closing curtains. These motors sync up with various control systems. 


What system do I need?

You can choose from simple timers to high-end, computerized climate controllers. Are you looking for pinpoint precision in managing your greenhouse environment? If you're growing delicate crops, opt for advanced systems. It just means way less work for you.

With motors, it's all about how they sync with control systems. We build a spectrum, from no-fuss timers to high-tech, computerized climate controllers.


Greenhouse vent motors are crucial for anyone serious about their greenhouse crops. They ensure smooth operation and thriving plants. 


Choosing a Greenhouse Side Curtain Motor:

Choosing a suitable motor for your greenhouse should be easy.

It's a  choice that can significantly impact how well and quickly your greenhouse works. 


Check for Compatibility: 

There are three things to check when purchasing a motor. They are simple and essential.


Motor strength:

 Compare the greenhouse curtain motor's power to the size and weight of your curtains. Bigger and thicker vents require more torque.  A somewhat undersized engine will randomly stall when the load increases.  A motor that is too small won't turn the shaft at all.

  

Motor Voltage: 

Ensure the vent motor's voltage is correct for your environmental controller. Choosing a greenhouse curtain motor with the wrong voltage will cause it to overheat or not run.

Automation and Control: 

Check if the environmental controller has built-in automation features, like time of day, humidity, and temperature monitors. Then, ensure it works with the motor voltage you selected.


Installation and Maintenance:

 Setup and maintenance are things to think about. Our greenhouse side vent motors are easy to assemble on your roll pipe.   In other words, some motors are a breeze to install DIY-style, while others might require professional installation.

Cost and Budget: 

The curtain motors' prices vary based on power.  The vent controller's cost varies with features and added sensors.  Base vent controller prices start around $400 and can go as high as several thousand with all total weather stations. One way to decrease costs is to share outside weather sensors with our communication links.  Make sure that your spending stays within what you need. You'll have to pay more for high-end functions, so decide what you need and what you can do without.


Customer Service:

 Finally, remember the support team. Good customer service can save the day when you're having trouble with installation or use. It's like getting help right when you need it.Remember these tips, and you can choose the best greenhouse curtain motor!

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Vent Motors

Our vent motors work hard to defeat the challenges of natural ventilation in greenhouses. Their lightweight yet rugged design provides robust performance with minimal strain on your structure.

24 volt motors

Ventilation Curtain Drive Motor

CMD-072

Single Shaft 24V Motor
Rated for 75-foot bottom rolling vent ideal for smaller hobby greenhouses

Ventilation Curtain Drive Motor

CMD-0115

Single Shaft 24V Motor
Rated for 115-foot bottom rolling vent

Ventilation Curtain Drive Motor

CMD-0150

Single Shaft 24V Motor
Rated for 240-foot bottom rolling vent

Ventilation Curtain Drive Motor

CMD-0180

Double Shaft 24V Motor
Rated for 200-foot bottom rolling vent

Ventilation Curtain Drive Motor

CMD-0401

Double Shaft 24V Motor
Rated for 350-foot bottom rolling vent

Motor Specs

Part numberOutput shaftRPMTorque output ft. lbsOutput Shaft SizeInput VoltageAmp Draw
CMD-0401Dual3.61730.86"24 DC15
CMD-0180Dual3.6890.86"24 DC7
CMD-0150Single3.61100.86"24 DC10
CMD-0115Single 3.6660.76"24 DC5
CMD-072Single3.6240.76"24 DC3
HBJ-800Single50541"120 AC11
HBJ-760Single50361"120 AC8
C9040Dual33501"90 DC2