Members of The NEWS’ trainer panel examined compressor valves and determined the best methods for maintaining valves, diagnosing faulty ones, and implementing proper troubleshooting techniques when they go bad.
TG Series units are oil-free, variable-speed, magnetic-bearing, and centrifugal compressors. The compressors provide full- and part-load energy efficiency and feature a small footprint, light weight, low vibration, low sound, intelligent controls, and soft-starting characteristics.
Several leading compressor manufacturers weighed in with insights and advice for contractors and technicians as they learn how to work safely with the equipment utilizing these so-called alternative refrigerants as they transition into primary refrigerant choices.
Awards recognize innovation, creativity, and ingenuity
March 13, 2017
Danfoss has been named a 2017 Award Finalist in the Energy and Sustainability category by the internationally-renowned Edison Awards™ for its new Turbocor® VTT (variable twin turbo) range of compressors. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity, and ingenuity in the global economy.
Award recognizes Emerson’s Alliance Compressor Facility
February 13, 2017
Emerson announced the company’s Alliance Compressor Facility has been named 2016 Manufacturer of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI), the state’s chamber of commerce and manufacturing association.
These VRF units feature DC, inverter-driven compressors for precise temperature control. They are available in up to 3,280 feet (1,000 meters) of total piping length and include up to 36 indoor connections, which make them easy to install, network, and maintain.
The VTC series compressor and electronic controller dynamically matches the capacity of the compressor to the cabinet’s cooling demand. The series features a capacity range from 300 to 1,500 Btu per hour, and is optimized for use with eco-friendly hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerant R-290 (propane).
The Scroll Compressor Technology Day provides a concise overview of the applicable Copeland brand compressors and their varying applications. The course then follows up with proven troubleshooting techniques and practices.