Powerfoil® X3

Our flagship industrial HVLS fan.
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Powerfoil® X3

Our flagship industrial HVLS fan.
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Meet the reigning champion of airflow and the world’s best-selling industrial HVLS ceiling fan. This powerhouse high-volume, low-speed ceiling fan is purpose-built to provide maximum air movement and massive energy savings even in the harshest industrial conditions. There’s a reason why it’s the industry standard.

  • Diameter options of 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, or 24 feet (3.6, 4.3, 4.9, 5.5, 6.1, or 7.3 meters)
  • Superior coverage area
  • Patented airfoil system
  • Double safety cable system
  • Airfoil retainers
  • Hub safety clips
  • Grade 8 hardware
  • Fire relay
  • Guy wires
  • Airfoil restraint system
  • NitroSeal™ gearbox resists corrosion and reduces heat buildup
  • Durable oversized hub
  • Available BMS integration upgrade


Have an off-brand fan that can’t get the job done? With our trade-up program, we’ll give you credit for that “other” fan when you upgrade to an authentic Big Ass Fans product.

Trade Up Your Fan


Fill out the form below or call 844-924-4277 and our experts will let you know how much you can save on a new Big Ass Fan.


Powerfoil X3: Premium Features in an Industrial HVLS Ceiling Fan

Powerfoil X3’s dual axis mounting system, Mount Everest safely secures to most common ceiling structures ensuring the fan is installed plumb and square. Mount Everest is tensile-tested to 28,000 pounds and offers redundant security with no critical welds that could compromise the system.

  • The NitroSeal™ Drive gearbox fully sealed drive enclosure resists corrosion and reduces heat buildup for longer life
  • Special Washdown, Harsh Environment, and C1D1 motor options for facilities dealing with food production, sensitive materials, or especially demanding conditions
  • Runs quietly in the background while making a huge difference
  • Functional platform integrates your fan with lights, security cameras, speakers, or other devices
  • Patented mounting system installs to I-beams, bar joists, solid beams, and purlins

Easy HVLS Fan Installation

With certified installation offered by our licensed professionals or detailed guidelines for DIY, Big Ass Fans provides the support and services you need to make your fan installation a success.

Don’t Sweat Assembly—Let the Pros Handle It

We’re proud to provide the only nationwide network of factory-certified installers for industrial and commercial spaces. Our team will coordinate your project from start to finish, and the licensed professionals in our Certified Installer Program are committed to ensuring that your Big Ass fans are installed quickly, correctly, and safely. (Industrial ceiling fans must be installed at least four feet below the ceiling and two feet from the nearest obstruction at fan level.)

Annual Preventive Maintenance

Big Ass Fans’ Preventive Maintenance Program provides a comprehensive range of professional services to ensure your fans’ peak performance year after year. While you focus on running your business, we’ll conduct a 30-point inspection and cleaning of each fan—and we’ll provide detailed service records for your fan’s warranty.

SpecLab® Custom Airflow Analysis

Our proprietary SpecLab software uses 3D computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to simulate our fans’ airflow in your space, giving you an accurate look at our fans’ performance before you buy.

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Powerfoil X3 Custom Color Fan Upgrade

If you’re not a fan of the standard silver and yellow of Powerfoil X3, you can opt in for a custom color upgrade. Choose from our nine custom-color options or select your very own color to spin your HVLS fans in style.

  • Valor Red
  • Powerfoil Yellow
  • Royal Blue
  • Alpine White
  • Vintage Silver
  • Gunmetal Gray
  • Oil-rubbed Bronze
  • Stealth Black
  • Choose your own color

BMS Integration with BAFCon Upgrade

Upgrade to the BAFCon controller for integrated SmartSense™ technology that automatically adjusts fan speeds based on seasonal conditions. With a durable touchscreen, BAFCon allows you to connect all your Powerfoil X3 industrial HVLS fans for easy Building Maintenance System integration.

Unrivaled Warranty

Your Big Ass Fan is built to last. But in the unlikely event that yours isn’t operating like it’s supposed to, Powerfoil is under a 15 year mechanical warranty. Depending on our expert recommendation, we’ll repair, replace, or refund your fan for no cost to you. The best part? We handle all warranties without redirecting you to component manufacturers. We make it, we sell it, we install it and we guarantee it.

Bring the Power of Energy-Efficient Cooling to Your Facility

The most powerful businesses run on great working conditions—and Powerfoil
is your answer to creating an all-season facility. Contact an airflow expert today to get a custom quote for your Powerfoil X3.