Compression-Refrigeration Unit

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Compression-Refrigeration Unit

 

a refrigerating unit in which the cooling agent is compressed by a compressor.

A compression-refrigeration unit consists of a refrigerating machine and of the object being cooled, connected by pipes and the auxiliary equipment required to obtain, distribute and utilize the cooling agent. Compression-refrigeration units are classified according to purpose and capacity. They are available in both stationary and mobile models.

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