ST. LOUIS, July 2, 2008 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), announced today the introduction of horizontal Copeland Scroll® cryogenic refrigeration compressors for research, medical, institutional and laboratory applications. The introduction of the new horizontal cryogenic compressor line is intended to phase out the production of vertical Copeland Scroll cryogenic compressors.
Copeland Scroll cryogenic refrigeration compressors have been designed to operate with helium refrigerant applications such as MRI machines and semiconductor or research and development equipment requiring operating temperatures as low as -450˚F (4K). The new horizontal Copeland Scroll cryogenic compressors offer superior quality, improved performance, higher efficiency and an enhanced operating envelope, making them the best option for OEMs in this market. These compressors have also demonstrated exceptional reliability and incorporate a variety of safeguards that ensure durability, including: an internal pressure relief valve, redundant motor temperature protectors, special DU bearings for long bearing life, superior oil management functionality, low-side pressure design and fully welded hermetic housing.
“OEMs in the medical, institutional and research fields need products that will provide their customers with the utmost precision and reliability,” said Lyalya Esadova, market manager, Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. “With the new horizontal line of Copeland Scroll cryogenic compressors, we have developed a product that offers enhanced durability and performance, providing OEMs with the most superior technology on the market.”
Two horizontal Copeland Scroll cryogenic compressor models are currently available: a 2HP- version with 1.873 cubic inches per revolution (CIR) displacement and 23.5 SCFM flow rate and a 6HP- version with 5.983 CIR displacement and 76.6 SCFM flow rate. The compressors offer a choice of operating voltages and are UL and CE approved. For more information on the horizontal Copeland Scroll cryogenic compressors, please visit www.EmersonClimate.com/cryogenic.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.