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What is a Reciprocating chiller?

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  • What is the capacity range for Reciprocating chillers?
  • What refrigerants are being used in Reciprocating chillers?
asked Aug 22, 2014 by Mepanet

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These chillers are available under 150 tons and they are not very common. Reciprocating Chillers are loud and require high maintenance. These chillers used R-11 or R-22 which are now banned by EPA (Environmental Protection Agency).

answered Aug 24, 2014 by Mepanet

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