Hydrocarbon compressors

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R290 & R600a: Danfoss propane and isobutane compressors–tailored for light commercial refrigeration applications

By using a highly reliable technology, Danfoss offers an outstanding environmentally friendly compressor that uses propane as refrigerant.

Tailored to the predominant applications in the market ranging from 80/800W LBP to 100/180W HBP in 220V, our latest hydrocarbon compressor additions are available in several product ranges. They offer a wide range of cooling capacities, particularly at low and very low evaporating temperatures (-45°C /-49°F), and they are the perfect choice if you are looking for a green solution. Danfoss also proposes DC models using hydrocarbons.

Features and benefits

One stop shop for hydrocarbon solutions

Highly reliable and energy efficient solutions saves on running costs

Wide range tailored from 80 to 800W LBP and from 100 to 1900W HBP

Step-by-step guide - Danfoss

Step-by-step guide

A step-by-step guide for compressor service for R600a / R290.


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Tools and apps

Please visit our model selection tool to select an appropriate compressor for your application and refrigerant.



The truth is Cool(selector®2)

Coolselector®2 features unbiased calculations for the selection of refrigeration and air conditioning components based on the user’s requirements or based on standard operating conditions.



COMPASS is a software program that helps you to find the best Danfoss alternative for compressors for replacement. The purpose of COMPASS is to provide a direct comparison between Danfoss and competitor products.

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