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Ken Koehler

Ken Koehler

Sr. Business Development Manager
Danfoss ACR

Ken Koehler serves as the Senior Business Development Manager for Danfoss Cooling responsible for key Global customers and growth of new customers. Ken has been with Danfoss for over 14 years focusing on Oil-Free Compressors with over 30 years of experience in HVAC and Aerospace/Defense, including sales, project management, quality, and sustaining engineering. Ken has a BSIE from Southern Illinois University and a Master’s in Systems Management from Florida Institute of Technology. Married for 36 years with 4 children and enjoys long walks with his wife and dog Georgia.


LEARNING THEATER PRESENTATION
Process Applications Using Oil Free Centrifugal Compressors

Positive displacement type compressors such as reciprocating, scroll or screw, are commonly used for process heating and cooling applications. These compressors have a wide operating map that supports a wide range of temperatures. However, these compressors require an oil management system to lubricate bearings and provide a seal for compression. This introduces significant system complexity and maintenance requirements. In addition, oil coating the heat exchanger surfaces can adversely impact operation and reduce system efficiency. Recent technological advances have expanded the capabilities of oil free, magnetic bearing centrifugal compressors to support process applications with a wider operating map while also providing additional benefits through sustainable lifetime performance and minimal impact to the environment.
 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Explain the basics of oil free, magnetic bearing centrifugal compressor technology and how it works
  2. Demonstrate that oil free, centrifugal compressors have an operating map capable of supporting process applications
  3. Describe how using low GWP refrigerants will help reduce the impact of global warming and meet current and future environmental regulations
  4. Explain the benefits of oil free compressors through sustainable performance and reduced maintenance requirements

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