​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Product Comparison

B4-7 Snowmaker vs. Conventional Fan Gun

Exhibited in the tables below are some quick facts outlining how the B4-7 measures up with the conventional fan guns currently used on many snowfields around the world. As you will see, unlike conventional fan guns, the B4-7 has the ability to begin creating snow from 0° celsius (wet bulb) as opposed to -3° celsius (wet bulb) that conventional fan guns require to begin the snowmaking process.

Click on the temperature tabs below to see the snow production comparisons at each temperature level.

B4-7 Snowmaker  Fan Gun
No. of Machines  6 × B4-7 Snowmakers  6 × Fan Guns
 Snow Production (m³) 4,140 m³   0m³
 Area Coverage  690m × 20m × 0.3m  0m
 Timeframe  24 hours  24 hours
 Power Cost  $496.80 (USD)  $0 (USD)
B4-7 Snowmaker  Fan Gun
No. of Machines  6 × B4-7 Snowmakers  6 × Fan Guns
 Snow Production (m³) 7,380 m³ 0m³
 Area Coverage  1230m × 20m × 0.3m  0m
 Timeframe  24 hours  24 hours
 Power Cost  $496.80 (USD)  $0 (USD)
B4-7 Snowmaker  Fan Gun
No. of Machines  6 × B4-7 Snowmakers  6 × Fan Guns
 Snow Production (m³)  9,540 m³  0m³
 Area Coverage  1590m × 20m × 0.3m  0m
 Timeframe  24 hours  24 hours
 Power Cost  $496.80 (USD)  $0 (USD)
B4-7 Snowmaker  Fan Gun
No. of Machines  6 × B4-7 Snowmakers  6 × Fan Guns
 Snow Production (m³)  10,800m³  1,260m³
 Area Coverage  1,800m × 20m × 0.3m   210m × 20m × 0.3m
 Timeframe  24 hours  24 hours
 Power Cost  $496.80 (USD)  $466.20 (USD)