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Compressor innovation - the linear compressor


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Compressor innovation - the linear compressor

Linear compressors, with clearance seals and flexure bearings, have been used for many years to power Stirling cycle cryocoolers, and the same technology, with the addition of valves, can be used for vapour compression systems, with the potential for using ammonia. This paper describes the development of linear compressors, and outlines the future potential.

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