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.
The industrial cooling system market will surpass $25 billion by 2025, according to a research report by Global Market Insights Inc. The report cites an increasing demand for reliable, efficient cooling systems coupled with technological advancement. Such demand driving new cooling systems installations to enhance component and manufacturing operations.
SPX Corp. completed the acquisition of SGS Refrigeration Inc. of Dixon, Ill. SGS manufactures and distributes industrial refrigeration products, including industrial evaporators and evaporative condensers, in the North American market.
The line of DSH scroll compressors from Danfoss has been qualified for use with R454B and R452B refrigerants, providing OEMs an alternative to R410A. The option to use lower-GWP refrigerants was prompted by the European Union’s ongoing phase-down of high GWP refrigerants, limiting availability and increasing the price of R410A.
Atlas Copco agreed to acquire Eurochiller S.r.l., an Italian manufacturer and distributor of industrial cooling equipment and related products. Based in Mortara, Eurochiller manufactures and services industrial cooling and heat-treatment products as well as related systems used in industrial manufacturing processes.
Stellar relocated and reopened its industrial refrigeration parts and compressor shops in Jacksonville, Fla., and Fort Worth, Texas. The fully integrated design-build firm relocated the two shops to larger facilities with upgraded equipment to accommodate growing customer demand.
The Solar Impulse Foundation endorsed the Turbocor oil-free compressor as one of the top 1,000 solutions for protecting the environment. Manufactured by Danfoss, the Turbocor compressor has been installed in water- and air-cooled chiller systems more than 68,000 times worldwide, says the company.
Designed for the severe operating conditions encountered in an air-cooled condenser, the cooling tower fan drive meets CTI STD 167. The helical gears are designed and manufactured from nickel alloy steel and are case hardened to ensure optimum tooth strength.
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.