MTZ/MT/NTZ reciprocating compressors

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Robust and versatile

Maneurop® MT, MTZ, NTZ reciprocating compressors from Danfoss fit in a wide variety of applications, like walk-in coolers, milk tanks, or air dryers, and are available in a wide range of operating conditions. Each compressor feature a large internal free volume that protects against the risk of liquid hammering.

MT and MTZ compressors are designed for high- and medium-temperature applications and are available with displacement values ranging from 1.84 to 16.57 in³/rev.

NTZ compressors are designed for low-temperature applications. The NTZ series is optimized at −30 °F with an extended evaporating temperature range of −50 °F to +15 °F.


Refrigerant qualifications:

MTZ compressors - R22

NT compressors - R404A and R452A

MTZ compressors - R134a, R513A, R404A, R407F, R448A, R449A, R452A

Features and benefits

Available for multiple refrigerants to optimize stock area and inventory

User-friendly design works even in the most compact systems and machines

Gas pulsation mufflers and a thick motor cover ensure quiet operation

Thousands of hours of testing under the harshest conditions guarantee dependability

Rotalock service valves and angle adapters available (sold separately)

Each compressor comes supplied with:

  • oil sight glass and oil equalization fitting
  • MTZ and NTZ polyolester oil 175PZ
  • MT mineral oil  160P
  • anti-vibration mounts
  • suction and discharge solder sleeves
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Find datasheets for various MTZ, MT and NTZ compressor code numbers. 


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Brochure Low-GWP portfolio brochure English Multiple 11 Oct, 2022 3.5 MB .pdf
Application guide Maneurop® reciprocating compressors MT / MTZ English United States 25 Mar, 2024 5.4 MB .pdf
Application guide Maneurop® reciprocating compressors MT/MTZ English Multiple 08 Feb, 2024 5.6 MB .pdf
Application guide Maneurop® reciprocating compressors NTZ English United States 23 Oct, 2020 3.2 MB .pdf
Application guide Maneurop® reciprocating compressors NTZ English Multiple 05 Feb, 2024 4.7 MB .pdf
Catalog Spare parts and accessories Danfoss Commercial Compressors for hermetic reciprocating and scroll compressors (AC/HP & REF) English Multiple 18 May, 2023 2.1 MB .pdf


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