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Sumitomo (SHI) Compressor Units - Model HC-4E1 (Water Cooled)


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The HC-4E1 water cooled compressor is compatible with the Model 202 and 204 cold head systems.


Standard Configuration

The HC-4 compressor is compatible with the Model 202 and 204 cold head systems.

Key features:

  • Hermetically sealed, rotary compressor design
  • Specifically designed for helium service
  • Refined oil and gas management
  • Highly reliable design
  • ON and OFF buttons for local operation of the compressor and cold head
  • Automatic restart after power interruptions
  • Front panel LCD display of elapsed run time
  • Automatic relief from an over pressure condition
  • Easy access as all utilities are located on front panel
  • CE approved

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Electrical Power† 1 Phase
200, 230/240 V, 50 Hz
208/230 V, 60 Hz
Ambient Temperature‡ 4-40 °C (40-104 °F)
Minimum Cooling Water Requirement and
Temperature Range*
4-27 °C (40-80 °F)‡
2.7 L/min (0.7 gal/min)
Weight and Dimensions 75 kg (165 lbs.)
82 kg (180 lbs.) (with transformer)
504 mm x 430 mm x 485 mm
(19.8" x 16.9" x 19.1") HxWxD
Maintenance Interval/Adsorber Exchange 30,000 Hours

† Power may differ depending on the coldhead to be used.
‡ Cooling capacity may degrade if ambient temperature is above 28 °C. Refer to coldhead specification chart.
* Cooling water volume may differ depending on its temperature.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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