Next step is to move the technology out of the lab and into the hands of development partners
July 13, 2016
Torad Engineering LLC presented test results at the Purdue Conferences for its 40-ton spool compressor prototype designed specifically for next-generation, ultra-low global warming potential (GWP), medium-pressure refrigerants.
The new spool compressor shows improved efficiency and performance characteristics
June 16, 2016
Torad Engineering LLC announced it has tested a new 40-ton spool compressor designed specifically for medium pressure refrigerants such as R-134a, as well as low and ultra-low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants like R-513A and HFO-1234yf.
Spool Compressor Technology Features a Simple Rotary Design with Four Main Components
February 3, 2015
TORAD Engineering announced that it has opened the new TORAD Commercial Development Center (TCDC) to support the growing demand from its customer base on the company’s path to commercialization of its spool compressor technology.
Details Will Be Presented at the 2014 International Compressor Engineering Conference
June 26, 2014
Torad Engineering has announced that its sixth generation spool compressor prototype has achieved market level energy efficiency. The latest spool compressor mechanism has attained 80 percent overall isentropic efficiency, which equates to an estimated EER of 22.7 at the SEER B point.
Companies Expect to Have an Initial Prototype Tested in the First Quarter
January 21, 2014
Bristol Compressors International Inc. and Torad Engineering LLC have entered into a joint agreement for the development and commercialization of Torad’s patented spool compressor technology for residential and light commercial air conditioning applications.
Torad’s Spool Compressor delivers a smaller size, lower cost, and high efficiency for air conditioning and refrigeration systems, says the manufacturer. The design is applicable for a wide range utilizing spool compressors from 3-150 tons.
Tecumseh Products Co. and Torad Engineering announced that they have entered into a joint development and licensing agreement to use Torad’s patented spool compressor technology in commercial refrigeration applications. The companies said initial development work has already begun.
In this issue, we cover ductless products for the commercial market. We also look at alternative refrigerants and trends in R-22 reclamation. Other topics include a summer forecast, business franchises, and more.
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