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  • Compressors: Electric MAC compressor

    BMW's recently launched ActiveHybrid7 will benefit from Visteon Corporation's new lightweight electric compressor that meets the demands of hybrid and electric vehicles. Unlike traditional compressors which are belt-driven by the engine and can...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/11
  • Trends: compressors

    - Global compressor sales JARN has published an extensive overview of compressor markets in 2009. On the whole, the compressor market has suffered from the decrease in the air-conditioning market (-2.9% compared with 2008). Sales of rotary...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Compressors: Oil-free linear compressor

    Linear technology could become the predominant energy-efficient refrigeration compressor design, according to Brazilian manufacturer Embraco which unveiled a domestic compressor offering linear technology with variable capacity, eliminating the...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/11
  • Compressors: key trends

    Over the past few years, the design and performance of rotary, reciprocating positive displacement and dynamic compressors have been greatly improved. CO2 compressors have conquered new niches and twin-screw compressors are now increasingly used...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26
  • Expanding market for hydrocarbon compressors

    Several compressor makers are introducing new models operating with hydrocarbon refrigerants. For example ComStar International Inc., will offer compressors with the newly approved R-441A (HCR 188C), patented blend of ethane, propane, butane and...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/15
  • Magnetic-bearing centrifugal compressors

    This new compressor technology - presented at the 2003 AHR Expo in Chicago - may have a significant effect on the future of mid-range chillers and rooftop applications in water-cooled, evaporatively cooled and air-cooled chilled-water and...

    • Publication date : 2004/07/27
  • Scroll compressors offer top efficiency

    Scroll compressors offer top efficiency The Taiwan-based compressor manufacturer ChynTec International Co. Ltd. published an article earlier this year offering a synthetic comparison of the general performance of reciprocating, scroll and screw...

    • Publication date : 2005/12/22
  • How to evaluate the refrigerating capacity of compressors?

    Most compressor manufacturers express the capacity of their compressors using the "nominal capacity" of the motor, expressed in HP (1 Horse Power = 0.735 kW) which does not give precise information on the refrigerating capacity of the compressor....

    • Publication date : 2007/05/04
  • Compressors2013 highlights: technical advancements related to refrigeration compressors

    During the successful IIR International Conference on Compressors and Coolants held in Casta Papiernicka in June 2013, several papers were dedicated to technological advancements related to refrigeration compressors.

    • Publication date : 2014/01/03
  • The benefits of linear compressors

    Three articles published recently in the IJR illustrate the strength of R&D work around linear compressors and highlight the benefits of these, especially in commercial and domestic...

    • Publication date : 2020/02/27
  • High-efficiency inverter scroll compressors

    Summary of an interesting paper from the 2016 Purdue Conference on compressors.

    • Publication date : 2017/03/08
  • Noise reduction strategies for screw compressors

    The operating noise of twin-screw compressors is an important issue that may limit their scope of application. Two recent IJR papers suggest several noise reduction methods and analyse their...

    • Publication date : 2021/05/31
  • Linear compressors for refrigeration: benefits and challenges

    Linear compressors have significant advantages over conventional crank-driven compressors, but the main challenge remains cost.

    • Publication date : 2018/05/04
  • MAC: industrialization of the first CO2 compressors

    The automotive component manufacturer Sanden confirmed that it was supplying the German car manufacturer Daimler with CO2 compressors for their mobile air conditioning (MAC) systems.

    • Publication date : 2017/12/19
  • Summaries from two papers of the IIR co-sponsored International Conference on Compressors

    Reduction of refrigeration compressors noise was an important topic addressed during the IIR-co-sponsored International Conference on Compressors (ICCR) in Xi’an, China.

    • Publication date : 2018/01/23