Danfoss opens customer R&D lab in Florida

Wednesday July 05, 2017
Written by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Jul. 5, 2017 - Danfoss, a manufacturer of electronic and mechanical components, controls, compressors, and variable frequency drives, has opened its Engineering Tomorrow Application Development Center in Tallahassee, Fla.

The laboratory features three fully-automated test facilities capable of accommodating residential and commercial air-conditioning and heat pump equipment, including rooftop units, from 1.2 to 50 tonnes and air-cooled chillers up to 150 tonnes. As well, the lab will be able to test mildly flammable refrigerants at global nameplate voltages, with real-time data acquisition and performance analysis.

“Danfoss has a long tradition of innovation,” said John Galyen, president, Danfoss North America, during the grand opening celebration. “This new Application Development Center affirms our commitment to helping our customers Engineer Tomorrow and advance energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions.”

Globally, Danfoss has a network of Application Development Centers to provide industry partners with a collaborative laboratory environment and the application expertise necessary to meet challenges.

“Our objective is to make each of our Application Development Centers a place where local Danfoss application experts work with our customers in a collaborative, innovative environment that accelerates technology and propels business,” said Stefan Pietrek, senior director – global applications, Danfoss. “This ADC is designed to support testing specifically for the North American air-conditioning market.”

The Tallahassee Application Development Center will also serve as a competence center for Danfoss research and development activities.

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