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compression refrigerating system [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Refrigerating Machines and Appliances
CONT

[In a] compression refrigerating system [, low-pressure] vapor (refrigerant) ... enters the compressor ... and is compressed to a high pressure. ... the high-pressure vapor enters the condenser ... The high-pressure liquid ... then expands through a throttling valve ... to a lower pressure in the evaporator ...

OBS

The compression system most commonly used is the positive-displacement reciprocating compressor.

Key term(s)
  • vapor-compression system

French

Domaine(s)
  • Machines frigorifiques
CONT

Quelles que soient la puissance et la nature du fluide frigorigène, le principe d'une installation frigorifique à compression est toujours le même. Toute proportion gardée, on y retrouve toujours les quatre appareils essentiels; l'évaporateur [...], le compresseur [...], le condenseur [...] et le régleur détendeur [...]

OBS

Dans les installations à compression, le compresseur est l'organe principal.

Spanish

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