Patent Number: 7,708,536

Title: Scroll-type refrigerant compressor having fluid flowing from gas inlet to motor winding end chamber through intermediate jacket

Abstract: A scroll-type refrigerant compressor with a sealed enclosure defined by a shell and containing a suction volume and a compression volume at opposite ends of the enclosure. The shell has a gas inlet, an electric motor on the suction side having a stator and defining with the shell an annular volume. The stator is surrounded by a jacket defining an annular volume with the shell and a chamber which contains the motor winding and is directed towards the compression volume, an end of the intermediate jacket directed away from the compression volume being located at an end of the stator directed away from the compression volume. Structure is provided for conveying some of the gas arriving at the gas inlet into the chamber containing the motor winding, and gas conveyed by the structure is admitted into the chamber containing the winding through the gas intake orifice.

Inventors: Ginies; Pierre (Sathonay Village, FR), Genevois; David (Cailloux sur Fontaine, FR), Montchamp; Alexandre (Moins, FR)

Assignee: Danfoss Commercial Compressors

International Classification: F03C 2/00 (20060101); F04C 18/00 (20060101); F04C 2/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018