Air Squared is committed to advancing scroll technology with continued innovation in the field. This timeline showcases some of the advancements that highlight not only our company’s history but also the development of scroll technology over the past 20 years.
Robert Shaffer founds Air Squared in Cincinnati, OH, with the goal of developing and licensing scroll technology in various market areas.
Air Squared releases first scroll design:
Compact Oil-free Scroll Compressor for Medical Oxygen Concentrator
Air Squared awarded first patent:
Improved Scroll Tip-Seal Design Configuration
Exhibit at first trade show:
Develop the first two-stage scroll vacuum pump:
Robert Shaffer and Mike Mansdorfer found Air Squared Manufacturing, Inc. as the manufacturing arm of Air Squared, with the purpose of supplying Air Squared’s clients and customers with high-quality scroll compressors and vacuum pumps.
Air Squared successfully tests the largest scroll ever designed:
Move into first manufacturing facility in Broomfield, CO and begin production.
Exhibit at the Fuel Cell Seminar for the first time, showcasing the:
P32H58N2.25 Fuel Cell Scroll Compressor
Develop smallest scroll refrigeration compressor ever designed:
Manufacture first unit for an aerospace application – the Airbus A380:
P19H38N4.0 Scroll Compressor
Develop the first water-cooled scroll compressor:
P18H36N4.25 Scroll Compressor
Develop tritium vacuum pump while researching working with new fluids:
Awarded patent for the first scroll design to achieve pressure and vacuum on the same scroll.
Develop Air Squared’s first scroll expander for commercial use:
Establish highest pressure ever achieved by a scroll compressor at 200 psi(g):
Develop 12,000 RPM co-rotating scroll vacuum pump.
Establish highest vacuum ever achieved by a scroll pump with development of first three-stage scroll vacuum pump:
Develop one of the smallest scroll compressors ever designed:
Develop 12,000 RPM co-rotating scroll compressor.
Air Squared expands current facility in Broomfield, CO – doubling assembly square footage and adding office space.
Featured in Machine Design for developing the V12T22N4.0, the first three-stage vacuum pump:
Air Squared Manufacturing adds quality certification:
Expand manufacturing operations for the second time in 2 years, relocating facility and adding three times the square footage.
Featured in Machine Design for developing P6H8N3.0 Miniature Scroll Compressor:
Purchase second Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine.
Purchase Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine and Coordinate-Measuring Machine (CMM) to begin in-house scroll machining, improving quality and streamlining manufacturing process.
Air Squared relocates into stand-alone 23,000 square foot Broomfield, CO facility, doubling total square footage.