Logo - CCME
Banner Main – Digital Issue

GEA Blu low-charge ammonia chillers now available in the United States

Modular design accommodates “substitution of HFC chillers,” company official says

| | May 7, 2018 | 10:45 am
Share this story

York, Pennsylvania, United States, 7 May 2018: Düsseldorf, Germany-based OEM GEA has announced that its GEA Blu low-charge ammonia chillers, which were previously only sold in Europe, are now available in the United States, through a Press communiqué.

Lawrence Bradley, Director of Solution Sales – refrigeration, GEA North America, said, GEA has sold “nearly 300 units of the modular Blu-Astrum chiller in Europe (primarily with glycol) since its launch in 2012.” He further said its modular design accommodates “substitution of HFC chillers.” He added this chiller uses a screw compressor, offers capacities from 156 to 492 TR and an ammonia charge range from 110 to 242 lbs, while the Blu-Genium chiller uses a reciprocating compressor and delivers capacities from 85 to 341 TR.

According to GEA, the Blu line has a temperature range from five degrees F (-15 degrees C) to 60 degrees F (15.55 degrees C) and both chillers have high ESEER efficiency, as well as compact dimensions and low noise levels.


Share this story

Feedback for this story

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *