Kirloskar Chillers launches new series of chillers
A new range of water-cooled chillers using India’s first oil free magnetic bearing centrifugal compressor
Kirloskar Chillers recently launched a new range of Water-Cooled Chillers using first Oil Free Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Compressor. With technical expertise to design and manufacture compressors using magnetic levitation technology, Kirloskar Chillers, have joined a select few manufacturers globally capable of offering this technology. This technology promises to dominate rotating equipment, in general and chillers in particular, over the next few decades.
The company highlighted significant advantages of magnetic bearings for compressors used in chillers over conventional bearings. Chillers form a part of the central air-conditioning systems, and have a huge demand in various market segments, both Commercial – (hotels, hospitals, malls, airports and IT facilities) and Industrial applications – (pharmaceuticals, automobiles, textile, chemical & FMCG).
Speaking on the occasion, Rahul Kirloskar, vice chairman of the Kirloskar Group said, “Kirloskar Chillers is committed to the Green Movement in India, and is continuously striving to offer more energy-efficient and environment-friendly products to the market. With the latest addition of indigenously manufactured magnetic bearing centrifugal chillers with capacities between 400 and 1200 TR (ton of refrigeration), Kirloskar Chillers leads from the front in promoting the Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ philosophy.”
Avinash Manjul, managing director, Kirloskar Chillers who was also present at the event, said, “At KCPL we continue to focus on Research & Development, with a view to developing world class products that continue to delight our customers. It is a matter of pride that KCPL’s products are well-accepted in several countries in Asia, Middle East and Africa.”
We are extremely optimistic about the economic growth of our country and we foresee a demand for products and services in the HVAC&R market from 2020, based on growth in infrastructure and increase in consumer spending.
As a manufacturer, we have incorporated emerging technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) into our product and service offerings to maximise customer value. To augment our production capacity, we have invested in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Pune, which is scheduled for completion in 2020,” he added.