GERMANY: Bitzer has announced an update to its component selection software to include new compressors and refrigerants.

Version 6.8 includes the newly introduced Orbit+ and Orbit Fit scroll compressors for the refrigerants R410A, R454B and R32 as well as the CSVW variable speed compact screw compressor series with permanent-magnet motor.

In addition, users can now carry out the motor selection for Bitzer OS.95 screw compressors. As for reciprocating compressors, Bitzer has added the Varipack frequency inverter selection for its Ecoline+ series as well as for the two-stage semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors.

Users are also provided the ability to customise the dimensions of Bitzer liquid receivers and condensers. The necessary documents can be downloaded in the software via the “Dimensions” button. New refrigerants have also been added for the receiver calculation. Also, the company’s largest horizontal oil separator OAHC100051A for ammonia applications has been made available with the update.

The extended software can be accessed via the Bitzer website.