Furnace blower housing with integrally formed exhaust transition

  • US 6,314,894 B1
  • Filed: 08/30/2000
  • Issued: 11/13/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/30/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method of transitioning a furnace blower housing outlet so that the housing can be directly attached to a circular exhaust pipe, the method comprising the steps of:

  • providing the blower housing with an exhaust transition having an inlet adjacent the housing, a circular outlet, and a length therebetween, the exhaust transition being comprised of first and second sections;

    forming the first section as a unitary piece of the housing;

    forming the second section complementary to the first section and adapted and configured to attach to the first section to form the exhaust transition and the circular outlet;

    attaching the second section to the first section; and

    , the exhaust discharge is formed with a generally rectangular inlet and progressively changes from being generally rectangular at the inlet to being generally circular at the outlet.

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