New chillers use Turbocor compressor

Published:  06 April, 2009

Armstrong

Armstrong’s Quantum range of variable-speed chillers use Turbocor compressors and are claimed to have a lifetime cost 43% less than a traditional chiller over 10 years. The savings are mainly due to the high energy efficiency and very low maintenance requirements. Operation is also quiet and vibration free.

Turbocor centrifugal compressors have magnetic bearings and do not use oil, which might require changing or entail a risk of leakage.

The range includes water-cooled chillers from 200 to 2200 kW and air-cooled chillers from 200 to 1020 kW. There are three grades of energy efficiency — value, premium and premium+.

Digital monitoring of compressor operating conditions (including temperature, pressure, motor current and shaft speed) also contribute to long life and reliability. Being oil free means that thermodynamic performance remains much higher throughout the life of the chiller.

For more information on this story, click here: Apr 09, 160

comments powered by Disqus

Search

Welcome

Welcome to Modern Building Services Online, the web edition of Modern Building Services (MBS) journal and the UK's most popular Building Services engineering site. Modern Building Services covers the entire Building Services Engineering industry. This site contains archived content from the journal, plus web-specific content.

When you go to our digital edition, you can also access the archive of digital editions.
February 2018: DIGITAL EDITION

ARCHIVE OF DIGITAL EDITIONS

Modern Building services has a group
on Linkedin - join us!

Jobs

  • Intermediate / Senior Mechanical Engineer

    The Mechanical team undertake the design and specification of a range of Mechanical building services in a lead or supporting role, depending on project complexity and scale. You should demonstrate a flexible approach to design and team working and wil......

  • Senior Urban Designer

     Applicants will be Master’s Degree qualified Architects / Urban Designers, with a strong portfolio of work highlighting a variety of projects at a range of scales and types, with strong focus on regeneration, infrastructure-led projects and major develo......

  • Principal Structural Engineer

    We are currently recruiting on behalf of a global client, with a diverse range of award winning projects to their name. Their experience spans a host of market sectors, including transport, infrastructure, defence, scientific, education, high-tech and ......

more jobs »

Poll

"Is the Building Services industry lagging behind in the implementation of BIM?"