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Danfoss Turbocor oil-free compressor technology

The world’s leader in oil-free compressor technology

Danfoss is the leading manufacturer of oil free compressors and is the pioneer of the Danfoss Turbocor® compressor - the world’s first oil-free magnetic bearing compressor for the HVAC industry.

Danfoss Turbocor® compressors use advanced technology to deliver high efficiency and low sound levels in a compact footprint.  Industry leading performance is achieved by using oil free, magnetic bearings that provide world class efficiency and zero performance degradation over the life of the compressor.  Permanent magnet motors and variable speed drives provide unmatched full and part load efficiency.

Danfoss Turbocor® oil-free centrifugal compressors have the flexibility to be used in air cooled, water cooled or evaporative cooled chillers operating in wide range of applications such as comfort cooling, low temperature process, ice storage and heat recovery.  This flexibility has resulted in over 70,000 compressors installed in jobsites around the world.

Danfoss Turbocor® compressors are manufactured in Tallahassee, Florida and Shanghai, China in a ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certified facility.  Sales and service centers are located in the USA, Europe and Asia to serve customers around the world. 

Danfoss Turbocor® technology has been recognized with awards from many prestigious organizations including the USA EPA, AHRI/ASHRAE USA, Natural Resources Canada and the Institute of Refrigeration – England. 

Features and benefits

From 40 to 400 TR compressors for chillers and reversible systems

A pioneering oil-free centrifugal technology for best-in-class lifetime costs in chillers

A compact, lightweight and quiet solution

A range ready for ultra-low GWP refrigerant HFO-1234ze and R513A

ETL Listed and CE Compliant

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Compressor service for Danfoss Turbocor® compressors is easier than ever with the Danfoss TurboTool® App. You can troubleshoot potential issues right from your mobile phone by entering the symptoms into the app and instantly receive a list of recommendations for how to resolve the problem.

For OEM customers

Danfoss serves large HVAC chiller manufacturers (OEMs) with the Danfoss Turbocor® portfolio of compressors. With factories, sales and service located throughout the world, our distinguished OEM customers bring innovative, reliable centrifugal chiller systems with Danfoss Turbocor compressors to the HVAC market place.

Contact your OEM for Turbocor® product support. We sell our compressors to OEM chiller manufacturers only. Search below for an OEM in your region.

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The Danfoss ChillerROI app simplifies the decision-making process by allowing you to estimate the return on investment (ROI) using a few pieces of basic information. Simply enter the parameters into the app, and you’ll get a side-by-side comparison that displays the expected long- and short-term costs. Then, you can choose the best chiller for the situation.

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Building chillers with Danfoss products and solutions enables you to optimize energy efficiency, reduce development time and obtain reliable performance for multiple chiller platform types and uses.


Oil-free compressors maintain consistent performance over time

Danfoss conducted a study to see how long term operation affected performance on Danfoss Turbocor® compressors. The results showed that oil-free, magnetic bearing compressors maintained consistent performance even after 10+ years of operation.

Product range

  • Turbocor® - TG - Danfoss
    Turbocor® - TG

    Danfoss Turbocor® model TG oil free compressors are available in four different models ranging from 40 tons to 150 tons / 140 kW to 540kW utilizing ultra-low GWP HFO1234ze.

  • Turbocor® - TT - Danfoss
    Turbocor® - TT

    Danfoss Turbocor® model TT oil free compressors are available in four different models ranging from 60 tons to 200 tons / 200 to 700 kW utilizing R134a or non-flammable, low GWP R513A. 

  • Turbocor® - VTT - Danfoss
    Turbocor® - VTT

    Danfoss Turbocor® model VTT oil free compressor is available with a capacity up to 400 tons / 1430 kW using R134a.  This compressor is designed for water and evaporative cooled chiller applications.

  • TTH TGH compressor for Turbocor
    Turbocor® - TTH / TGH

    Danfoss Turbocor® model TTH / TGH oil free compressors, optimized for high lift applications, are available in two different models utilizing R134a, non-flammable low GWP R513A (107 tons / 376 kW) and ultra-low GWP HFO1234ze (82 tons / 288kW).


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The Danfoss Turbocor® Service Monitoring Tool allows you to communicate, monitor, calibrate, and configure Danfoss Turbocor® compressors.

Read more and download the tool.

Related solutions

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    Oil-free solutions

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Danfoss Turbocor® learning center

Danfoss offers a series of online training materials for technicians working on Danfoss Turbocor® oil-free compressors—further extending the support and learning resources to help users and OEMs maintain long-lasting performance.  A series of 12 e-lessons provide a helpful overview of the unique oil-free technology, and why it’s different from a conventional compressor. 
The 12 new Turbocor® e-lessons are available free and on-demand through the Danfoss Learning portal.  For more information, visit:  https://www.danfoss.com/en/service-and-support/learning/ 
Danfoss also offers a wide range of face to face Turbocor® training resources—including comprehensive two-day training events at our Tallahassee plant or on-site training for larger groups.  If you require additional information, contact us at:  turbocor.training@danfoss.com 

Registration and contact information

Go to the Service Training Webpage below to register for service and repair courses 
Contact our training group at turbocor.training@danfoss.com for information on courses not listed on our catalog 

Keep 2020 training schedule and service training links: 

Register by completing the registration form and send to:

Danfoss Turbocor Compressors Inc.
DTC Learning Center
1769 E. Paul Dirac Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310
Ph: +1 (850) 504-4800
Fax: +1 (850) 201-2901
E-mail: turbocor.training@danfoss.com

Class size is limited and is offered on a first-registered, first-attend basis. If a class is full, we will inform you about attending an alternate course date. DTC reserves the right to change class dates or cancel classes.

Case studies

  • Future-Ready Refrigeration Solutions | Danfoss

    Read to know how Danfoss provided future-ready refrigeration solutions to help Ananda Foods improve efficiency, enhance productivity, and delivering quality produce to its global clients through its efficient refrigeration systems for the food industry.

  • Denmark's new climate-friendly hospitality giant depends on Turbocor® oil-free chiller
    Denmark's new climate-friendly hospitality giant depends on Turbocor® oil-free chiller

    The new Alsik hotel in Southern Denmark sets a higher standard in energy-efficiency and is built to reach 76% CO₂-neutrality. A main contributor is the 900-kW chillers by Clint (a company of G.I. Industrial Holding) which features award-winning Danfoss Turbocor oil-free compressors.

  • TT- Turbocor Danfoss
    Oil-free compressors maintain consistent performance over time

    Danfoss conducted a study to see how long term operation affected performance on Danfoss Turbocor® compressors. The results showed that oil-free, magnetic bearing compressors maintained consistent performance even after 10+ years of operation.

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    Data center cooling

    A world leading company in wireless technologies opt for three 1,400-ton chillers powered by 21 Danfoss Turbocor™ compressors to improve efficiency and lower costs at data center.

  • hotel with chiller danfoss
    Hotel with chiller retrofit

    Inverter chiller retrofit brings huge savings in a five star hotel installation, operating and maintenance costs, with compact Danfoss inverter oil–free compressor Turbocor®.


Service and support videos

Service and support videos

Danfoss offers the most comprehensive library of service videos in the industry to help you with troubleshooting Danfoss Turbocor® compressors in the field. These videos are available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Chinese for our global customers. Check out our expanded playlist of videos on our YouTube channel.

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