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What is the difference between rotary and screw compressors?

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2006-02-16 05:28:25
2006-02-16 05:28:25

A rotary compressor is like a car engine, with pistons, rods, sleeves, valves, etc. A screw compressor has two screw type rotating parts that squeeze the refrigerant as the screw threads get tighter and tighter. They have long life potential.

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Rotary screw compressors are used in many industrial compressed air systems due to the high volume they produce in comparison to reciprocating compressors. Rotary screws take up much less space, require no heavy flywheels, and need less maintenance than the recip. compressors. Oil free compressed air can be produced by large rotary screw compressors designed as such, while reciprocating compressors can do this only on a smaller scale due to the need for cylinder lubrication in the larger models.

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Step 1: you call someone to do it for you

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Reciprocating compressors are used in the cylinder and piston. Screw compressors are used in the blades. Produced with high pressure reciprocating compressors. Screw compressor produces pressure with high volume and high speed.

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screw is low maintenance than reciprocating reciprocating is more saving for power supply the compressors in screw is semehermatic but in reciprocating is open

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It depends on the size and application of the screw. If you are thinking of underhood screw compressor then they are very good compressors for running an air system. but beware of the abuse your engine will take running one of these

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Your reciprocating compressors have to be the booster compressors (if running on low temp system)feeding its discharge to the suction of the screw(not directly)(if running on medium temp.

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Yes a two stage Piston Compressor will be much economical than a single stage screw compressor.

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A wedge is a double sided screw basically. Therefore, the difference is the number of sides.

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The main difference between screw chillers and centrifugal chillers is that centrifugal chillers are generally air-cooled. Screw chillers are usually water-cooled.

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It depends on the requirement. Both are good types of compressor in the right application. Centrifugal compressors are designed to supply a high capacity and continuous flow of air. The screw compressor, also known as a rotary screw compressor supplies a lower capacity, high output compressor that provides a pulse-free continuous flow of air.

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screw thread are single threads which means they are not double

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There is no difference - they're different names for the same device.

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Helical gear and screw pump are often interchangeable designations for a rotary positive displacement pump that moves fluids. In a single screw helical gear pump the gear looks like a screw and fits tightly into the casing in order to move the fluid axially along the screw. In a multiple screw helical gear pump two or more "gears" or screws intermesh with one another to pump a fluid axially or radially through the pump.

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