UPDATED: Updates on ammonia technology from the 2011 IIR Congress

By Sabine Lobnig, Aug 24, 2011, 13:59 2 minute reading

Prague is hosting the 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR) on 21-26 August 2011 to present updates on research and commercial viability of refrigeration systems. ammonia21.com reports live from the event. UPDATE: Papers now available to download from IIR website 

Researchers, engineers, government officials and end-users are meeting this week at the IIR ICR in Prague to share latest progress in research and commercialisation of refrigeration equipment using ammonia, hydrocarbons, CO2 and synthetic working fluids in refrigeration and beyond. Thematic paper sessions, workshops and plenary lectures pair with the exhibition organised in the Prague Congress Centre's foyer.

Ammonia highlights
             Papers available to download:
  • Development of optimised low-pressure ammonia scroll compressors with maximum efficiency, Oku T., R&D center, Mayekawa Mfg. Co., Ltd.
  • Industrial Safety of Ammonia Systems of Cold Supplying at High Energy Efficiency, Mednikova N., GNU All-Russian Scientific and Research Institute for Refrigeration Industry
              Papers available to download:
  • High Efficiency, Low Charge Ammonia Solution for Low Temperature Food Processing and Cold Storage Applications, Dr D.J. Cotter, Star Technical Solution
  • A literature overview on flow boiling heat transfer of ammonia on horizontal and vertical tubes, Spindler K., Institute of Thermodynamics and Thermal Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
             Paper available to download:
  • End-user strategies for sustainable refrigeration, Van Gerwen R., Unilever Engineering Services Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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By Sabine Lobnig

Aug 24, 2011, 13:59

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