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Frascold Compressors

 

Frascold designs and manufactures a modern and complete range of reciprocating compressors, semi-hermetic and open, to be used with all HFC, HCFC, HFO, CO2, HC, NH3 refrigerants in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
The considerable experience collected during the years allows us to provide next generation products, in line with the latest market requests.
Additional equipment and devices are available to satisfy the peculiar requirements of applications all over the world, always focusing on energy saving and respect for the environment.
Moreover, all the directives concerning quality and manufacture issued by the relevant authorities are to be followed faithfully.

For standard refrigerants

Wide range of models with 2, 4, 6 or 8 cylinders, displacement from 4 to 239 m3/h [50Hz] and nominal power from 0.5 to 80 HP.

The compressors can be used with all standard refrigerants like HFC, HCFC based refrigerants and new HFO low-GWP refrigerants, for a wide range of applications, single and multi-compressor and cascade systems. All models can operate with VFD.

The main features are high efficiency, robust construction, low noise levels and small dimensions. The applied protection systems are state of the art. Finally, a long list of accessories further enhances their versatility.

The range includes also: ECOinside compressors streamlined for use with R134a and R1234ze refrigerants, ATEX Compressors, VS compressosr with integrated inverter, Two-stage compressors, Twin compressors.

The performance of the majority of models is ASERCOM certified.

Standard and ECOinside series

 

eco insideThis range of compressors is suitable to be used in a wide range of applications in the individual systems, and multi-compressor cascade systems. All models are suitable for operation with inverter. The range is distinguished by high efficiency and versatility of use in all temperature ranges. The project also ensures high strength, low noise and small footprint; security systems adopted are the most advanced and reliable in the market. A wide selection of accessories multiplies the versatility. The ECOinside models are optimized for operation with a low compression ratio in conventional applications.

Standard single-phase series

 

single phaseThis range of compressors is suitable to be used in a wide range of applications in the individual systems, and multi-compressor cascade systems. All models are suitable for operation with inverter. The range is distinguished by high efficiency and versatility of use in all temperature ranges. The project also provides high strength, low noise, small footprint; security systems adopted are the most advanced and reliable in the market. A wide selection of accessories increases the versatility.

Standard and ECOinside Tandem series

tandemThis range of compressors is suitable to be used in a wide range of applications in the individual systems, and multi-compressor cascade systems.
The range is distinguished by high efficiency and versatility of use in all temperature ranges. All models are suitable for operation with inverter.
The project also provides high strength, low noise, small footprint; security systems adopted are the most advanced and reliable in the market. A wide list of accessories multiplies the versatility.
The ECOinside models are optimized for operation with a low compression ratio in conventional applications.

Two-stage series

2 stageThe range of compressors with double compression stage is optimized for low-temperature applications and deep freezing.
All the models provide for a system of subcooling of the liquid which allows to increase the cooling capacity and efficiency of the entire plant.
The mechanical dimensioning of all the components has been optimized specifically for the particular characteristics of the low-temperature applications, making these extraordinarily reliable compressors.

VS series, with integrated inverter

vsIn this range of compressors, the integrated frequency inverter enables continuous adjustment of capacity; this allows to minimize the variations of the suction pressure and avoids continuous switching-on and off of the compressor, obtaining important savings on energy costs, a greater thermal stability of the system and a significant lowering of the noise level.
The inverter is factory pre-programmed, it is operated by an external PID controller or via direct connection of a pressure transducer to be mounted on the suction line.
The adjustment of all parameters that control the inverter can be customized to suit the specific application.

ATEX compressors

atexA wide range of compressors is available with construction and security features according to the requirements expressed by the European Directive ATEX 2014/34/EU (group 2).
These compressors can operate in classified zone potentially explosive (Zone 2) due to the presence of flammable gases.

H2Y series for R410a

h2ySeries H2Y compressors are built with a special structure and components specifically designed to operate safely at the high operating pressures of R410A refrigerant.

■ 9 models, 2 and 4 cylinders, displacement from 4 to 33.25 m3/h [50Hz]
■ Nominal power from 1.5 to 20 HP
■ Maximum allowed pressure on the compression side 42bar
■ Maximum allowed pressure on the suction side 25bar
■ Can be used with an inverter
■ Charged with POE oil

Open type

 

Open type ATS series
Built with only three blocks of moving parts, this twin screw compressor reaches high levels of reliability and efficiency.
Much appreciated in application such as industrial refrigeration and air conditioning thanks to its balanced operation and low noise levels both at full and part load.
The perfect execution of the mechanical shaft sealer, makes it suitable for all refrigerants.
The compressor can be operated with standard commercially available electric motors and connected with direct coupling joints.

For natural refrigerants

Wide range of models with 2, 4, 6 or 8 cylinders, displacement from 4 to 239 m3/h [50Hz] and nominal power from 0.5 to 80 HP.

The compressors can be used with Natural refrigerants like Hydrocarbons (R600a, R290, R1270), Ammonia (NH3) and CO2 (R744), for a wide range of applications, single and multi-compressor and cascade systems. All models can operate with VFD.

The main features are high efficiency, robust construction, low noise levels and small dimensions. The applied protection systems are state of the art. Finally, a long list of accessories further enhances their versatility.

For Hydrocarbons - ATEX Compressors

atex2Through the use of advanced technologies and by means of relevant engineering capabilities of our technical team, we offer a highly reliable line of compressors designed according to Directive ATEX 2014/34/UE, suitable for using of Group IIB hydrocarbon refrigerants.
These compressors are the best choice for those who want to build plants and machinery which also contain an environmentally friendly solution.

■ AXH Series
suitable for hydrocarbon refrigerants [R290, R1270, R600a, etc..]. PAG oil charge
■ 76 models with 2, 4, 6 or 8 cylinders, displacement from 4 to 240 m3/h [50Hz]
■ Designed and manufactured in compliance with the safety requirements of the ATEX directive ATEX 2014/34/UE
■ Suitable for use in environments with possible random presence of flammable gases in the atmosphere

■ Classification shown on the label: ATEX II 3G c IIB T3
II = Group 2 machines,
3G = category 3 [zone 2], explosive atmosphere caused by the presence of gas,
C = type “c” manufacturing safety according to EN13463-5,
IIB = gas of the IIB Group [propane R290, propylene R1270, isobutane R600a, etc],
T3 = maximum temperature below 200°C

For Ammonia (NH3) - Open type

ammoniaIn the industrial process refrigeration systems operating with ammonia, in particular those for the production and food processing, but even in marine sector, strong and efficient compressors are required.
Our range of compressors for NH3, driven by the electric motor by means of joints for direct transmission or by belts and pulleys, perfectly meets those needs, thanks to robustness, compact overall dimensions and high efficiency.

The range includes three models with 6-cylinder and displacement from 146 to 188 m3/h (50Hz) and a wide selection of accessories that multiplies the versatility.

For CO2 - Subcritical SK series

co2The range of compressors for subcritical CO2 applications, has been developed taking into account the most recent requirements from the refrigeration technologies and by manufacturers of refrigerating applications for supermarkets.
The compressors are ideal for use with hybrid systems (ie. cascade system) and, in combination with the compressors Frascold TK series for transcritical CO2 applications, they offer the possibility to built-up multi-compressor installations for medium and low temperature (booster systems).
The parameters considered during designing phase, allow the use of SK models in an extended working range with higher evaporation temperatures and condensation. Similarly, also the maximum permissible stand still pressure Pss is higher, allowing the use of these compressors even when the increase of pressure represents a limitation for building the plant itself.

SK series for subcritical application
■ 13 models, 2 and 4 cylinders with displacement from 1,7 to 33,5 m3/h [50Hz] and nominal motor power from 0,7 to 20 Hp.
■ Max condensing temperature 15°C [51bar]
■ Max Stand still pressure Pss = 80bar (SK3), 30bar (SK2)
■ POE Oil charge [PAG oil on request]
■ Contact Frascold for VFD application

Applications
■ “Cascade” systems [in combination with R134a / R407F / HFO / Propane / etc.]
■ “Booster” systems

For CO2 - Transcritical TK series

co2-1The TK series compressors for transcritical CO2 applications, has been developed keeping in mind the latest requirements from the refrigeration and heating technology.
Specifically, the TK compressors are designed for application with CO2 transcritical process, such as heat pumps and refrigeration systems in medium temperature, as well as cascade and booster systems in which the TK compressor, in combination with an SK compressor for CO2 application with subcritical process, allow the construction of multi-compressor systems for medium and low temperature.

TK series for transcritical application
■ 26 models (8 for heat-pump use), 2 and 4 cylinders with displacement from 1,9 to 25,3 m3/h [50Hz] and nominal motor power from 3 to 30 Hp.
■ Max allowable pressure (high side) Ps = 140 Bar
■ Max allowable pressure (low side) Ps = 80 bar
■ POE85 Oil charge for models in refrigeration application
■ PAG68 Oil charge for models in heat-pump application
Applications
■ Refrigerating systems in mid and high temperature
■ “Booster” systems
■ “Heat-pump” systems

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