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Main Que: What are the types of compressor present in a residential HVAC system?

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  • Query By: EDWARD B (Detroit, MI)
  • Date: 05/27/2016

Answer: Generally have two types of compressors. They are the piston and the scroll. The piston type uses piston attached to a motor driven crankshaft to draw in and compress the refrigerant. On the other hand, the scroll compressors use an orbiting scroll on an eccentric motor-driven crankshaft to suck in the vaporized refrigerant and push it into a stationery scroll whose volume gradually decreases to compress the refrigerant.

  • Replied By: LAURA T (Dallas, TX)
  • Replied Date: 05/28/2016