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The “Law of Unintended Consequences” – How a Service Part Can “Kill” the Compressor

Products Affected: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Compressors When the motor-run capacitor fails, the capacitance of the Hard-Start Kit is still connected to the compressor. With the Hard-Start Kit still connected, this will allow the compressor to start and run without the motor-run capacitor. The compressor was not designed to run without the motor-run capacitor, and it will overheat and lead to compressor failure. It’s estimated that between 2 to 3 million motor-run capacitors fail each… Read More

Danfoss Turbocor Oil-Free Compressors Selected as an Efficient Solution by the Solar Impulse Foundation

The Danfoss Turbocor® Oil-free Compressor has received the endorsement of the Solar Impulse Foundation as one of the top 1000 solutions for protecting the environment. Already recognized as the world leader in oil-free, magnetic bearing compressor technology for the HVAC industry, this prestigious award further validates the Danfoss Turbocor® Oil-free Compressor as being a viable solution for reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions while also providing economic benefits to end users through an ROI in less… Read More

Emerson Announces Copeland Discus III Compressor Line Expansion

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it is releasing an expansion to its Copeland Discus III compressor line, with new 4DA/4DE and 6DU/6DV/6DZ models. These will help meet customer requests in a multitude of spaces, including food retail and food service as well as scientific plants and laboratories. The new models are currently available for purchase and installation. “We’re always working to enhance our products to stay in tune with market trends and our customers’ needs,”… Read More