Lubricants: A Key Factor for New Refrigerants

The Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA) held the International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology 2014 at the Kobe International Conference Ce...


8.2. Technical Trend of Large Compressors

The recent technical trend of large compressors such as centrifugal and screw is the use of variable speed motor control systems. Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) have become a major part of the marke...


8. Technological Trends: 8.1 Topics from the Purdue Compress

Introduction   For four days from July 14 to 17, 2014, the 22nd International Compressor Engineering Conference, the 15th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference, and the 3rd ...


7.2. China Compressor Market 2014

Reported by Professor Zhou Zicheng, HVAC&R advisor China’s real estate market continued to decline in 2014, showing a 10% year-on-year decrease in housing sales. Demand for air conditioners and re...


7. World Situations: 7.1 India Compressor Situation

Reported by Rakesh Kumar, Technical Editor, ISHRAE Journal Indian Economy   Fiscal year 2014 (end March 2015) started with an improvement in GDP growth to 5.7% in the first quarter after eight co...


6. Centrifugal Compressors

Thanks to economic recovery in the United States and ongoing growth in emerging markets, demand for centrifugal compressors rose in 2014. China and the United States take slightly less than half of th...


5. Reciprocating Compressors

Reciprocating compressors can be divided into hermetic, semi-hermetic, and open types.   Hermetic types dominate the entire reciprocating compressor market. Most hermetic reciprocating compressor...


4. Screw Compressors

Boosted by emerging markets, world screw compressor demand came to 148,000 units in 2014, a year-on-year increase of 5.8%. China, Europe, and the United States are the three big markets. Their market ...


3. Scroll Compressors

In general, scroll compressors refer to vertical scroll compressors. Vertical scroll compressors are commonly used in air conditioning applications, while horizontal scroll compressors are now frequen...


2. Rotary Compressors

As the global air conditioner market showed recovery in 2014, demand for rotary compressors grew by 10.7% over the previous year to reach 148.2 million units.   Rotary compressors have strengthen...


World Compressor Market: 1. Compressor Market Overview

Affected by the global economy and weather, the 2014 global room air conditioner (RAC) market finished largely unchanged from the previous year without recording marked growth. Meanwhile, amid increa...


TICA Talks about Applied Business Strategy

JARN (J): You have four major plants which located in China and Malaysia. Could you please tell us these plants in detail? Liang Lujun (L): The Nanjing plant was e stablished in 1999 and moved to the ...

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