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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

40 to 400 TR compressors for chillers and heat pumps 

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

A compact, lightweight and quiet solution

Compatible with low GWP refrigerants R1234ze, R513A and R515B

ETL Listed and CE Compliant

Turbo tool - Danfoss


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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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.

Energy efficiency – the trillion-dollar opportunity

Energy efficiency – the trillion-dollar opportunity

From the homes we live in, the places we work and the stores we rely on to our food production, water purification and transport – energy efficiency is where the future of a sustainable existence starts.

Product range

  • Turbocor® - TG - Danfoss
    Turbocor® - TGS
    Danfoss Turbocor model TGS oil free compressors are available in 5 different models ranging from 40 tons to 150 / 140 kW to 540 kW utilizing ultra-low GWP R1234ze or R515B.
  • Turbocor® - TT - Danfoss
    Turbocor® - TTS
    Danfoss Turbocor®model TTS oil free compressors are available in four different models ranging from 60 tons to 200 tons / 200 to 700 kW utilizing R134a or low GWP R513A.
  • 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 or R513A (107 tons / 376 kW) or ultra-low GWP R1234ze and R515B (82 tons / 288 kW).
  • 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.
  • Turbocor® - VTX - Danfoss
    Turbocor® - VTX
    Danfoss Turbocor® model VTX oil free compressor is available with a capacity up to 450 ton / 1600 kW using R134a. This compressor is design for water and evaporative cooled chiller applications.
Turbocor Cloud Services

Turbocor® – Cloud Services

Danfoss Turbocor® Cloud Services is the latest connected solution from Danfoss designed specifically for Turbocor® Compressors.  The cloud based service platform collects compressor information to provide powerful insight into your compressor and chiller systems performance. 


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Price list 2020 Price Guide - Turbocor Compressors English Multiple 16 Dec, 2020 1.2 MB .pdf

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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 for face to face training

  • 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

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.

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.

Case studies

  • 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.
  • Data center cooling danfoss
    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®.


  • Variable-speed VZH compressor management
    Danfoss revamps medium and large programmable controls and introduces variable-speed VZH compressor management
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    Danfoss has upgraded its MCX15B and MCX20B controllers with the introduction of the MCX15B2 and MCX20B2 controllers. Both models combine best-in-class connectivity, security, and performance with improved compressor control logic for VZH inverter scroll compressors.
  • Efficient new 450-ton Turbocor® VTX is Danfoss’s largest oil-free compressor yet
    Monday, August 10, 2020
    Danfoss has announced the launch of its highest-capacity oil-free compressor yet—bringing the benefits of Danfoss Turbocor® magnetic bearing technology to larger water-cooled chillers.
  • Electronic stepper motor valves
    Danfoss releases long-lasting, reliable backup power module for electronic stepper motor valves
    Monday, July 13, 2020
    Danfoss has just released its EKE 2U backup power module for applications such as chillers, heat pumps, cold room, CRAC, and food retail—making it easier than ever to protect the compressor in the event of a power outage.

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