Heat pump scroll compressor range extended
The Performer PSH heat pump scroll compressor by Danfoss extended its range with six smaller capacity models, giving the compressors a heating capacity range of 19 to 80 kW.
Danfoss extended the range of its Performer PSH heat pump scroll compressor, adding six smaller capacity models to the product offering. As a result, Performer PSH heat pump scroll compressors now offer a heating capacity range of 19 to 80 kW, thanks to liquid injection technology. The compressor’s 149 F saturated condensing temperature allows for safe hot sanitary water production and comfortable space heating, even with old radiator systems. Evaporating temperatures as low as -22 F mean the compressor can be applied in colder regions. Performer PSH compressors can operate year-round and need no furnace backup. Compressors in the new range require fewer system components, which reduces costs. All models achieve a compressor coefficient of performance (COP) that surpasses requirements for the Eco label (3.4), with some air to water heat pumps posting a COP of 4.11 (equivalent to 14.02 EER).
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey