Compressors, often referred to as the heart of the refrigeration cycle, are typically the largest energy consumers. Condensers fill the role of rejecting heat from a refrigerated space to the atmosphere by condensing the refrigerant.
Industrial refrigeration systems perform essential functions in food and beverage manufacturing and storage. The heart of the industrial refrigeration system is the compressor, and should the compressor need maintenance, time is of the essence.
Design-build firm Stellar updated its refrigeration parts and compressor shops in Jacksonville, Fla, and Fort Worth, Texas, in May 2019. Each facility offers climate-controlled storage spaces and a compressor shop with a separate teardown room, clean room and paint booth.
When it came time for one large fishing trawler to replace its on-site refrigerating plant, there were two solutions based on natural refrigerants: an ammonia system or a CO2 system. Global Seas opted for a CO2 system from Seattle-based Highland Refrigeration for its 148’ long Northern Defender.
The V UD-Series is offered in a range of models from 276 to 8,120 cfm (125 to 400 mm). A hydraulically operated slide valve regulates the compressor capacity from 10 percent to full load, and it is engineered to offer improved part-load performance.
Cook Compression opened a satellite service facility in Sicily, Italy, that will support the rapid reconditioning of compressor valves for ISAB S.r.l. and other refineries in the region. ISAB awarded Cook Compression a multi-year contract to provide technical support, reconditioning and upgrades for reciprocating compressor valves.
Danfoss has been named a winner of three 2020 AHR Expo Innovation Awards. The company won in the cooling (interlaced microchannel heat exchanger), green building (Turbocor TG490 compressor) and refrigeration (CO2 adaptive liquid management solution) categories.
GCAP's Ammonia Safety Day is June 14, 2018. Vendor and participant registration at this link. This will be the largest safety day to year and celebrating the 10-annual event and anticipated over 400 attendees. Limited seating for participants and vendors.
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