screw compressor

(redirected from Rotary screw compressor)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

screw compressor

[′skrü kəm′pres·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A rotary-element gas compressor in which compression is accomplished between two intermeshing, counterrotating screws.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The XAS 88G is also equipped with an alternator that delivers 100% imbalance in single phase mode, and a rotary screw compressor element that produces 7-bar (100psi) air at a Free Air Delivery (FAD) rate of 5m 3 /min (175cfm).
The compressor I looked at is a 40 hp rotary screw compressor, and a great example of legacy equipment you might want to get data from.
It also utilises a next-generation rotary screw compressor, which is designed and optimised specifically for variable frequency drive operation: no slide valve, reduced pulsation, lower noise and better efficiency.
A variable speed rotary screw compressor was also installed along with 19 double air outlet terminals.
The screw, also known as rotary screw compressor, such as those supplied by Dresser-Rand AXI, use two rotating helical screws to compress the gas into a smaller space.
In fact, recently we have sold our ASD 50 rotary screw compressor with the world-renowned SIGMA PROFILE to ZEPHYR Textile."
Under the hood of the two-stage dry-running rotary screw compressor is the very latest compressed air technology, combining power and versatility with environmentally responsible design.
The compressed air supply for Eagle's paint spray shop is provided by a 7.5kW HPC SM Series Rotary Screw Compressor package.
Positive displacement type of air compressors are piston type air compressors, rotary screw compressor and reciprocating air compressor.
Kaeser Compressors offers the SX rotary screw compressor. The units are available from 3- to 7.5-hp, and have noise levels as low as 62 dB(A).