Automotive + Scroll Technology

Scroll technology from Air Squared provides cutting-edge automotive applications the oil-free compressor solution they need to keep the world moving.

When noise, performance, quality and reliability matter, oil-free scroll technology offers automotive manufacturers an alternative to traditional piston technology. As the industry races to improve efficiency and incorporate new energy technology, leading OEMs continue to turn to Air Squared for the advanced compressor solution they need on the vehicles of tomorrow.

With patented liquid-cooled scroll technology, high-pressure compressor solutions from Air Squared set a new benchmark for quiet, smooth, and oil-free operation. With a growing line of products engineered specifically for automotive applications and a long history of delivering custom solutions for the even the most demanding requirements, Air Squared makes the many advantages of oil-free scroll technology available to automotive OEMs worldwide.

Scroll Technology Advantage

100% Oil-Free
Maintain the purity of your system with oil-free scroll technology
Quiet, Smooth Operation
Dynamically balanced, valve-less, and near pulsation-free
Efficient, High-Pressure Performance
Liquid cooling for high-pressure operation over 90% volumetric efficiency
Compact, Sealed Design
Cooling system offers immersion protection and has fewer moving parts than competing technology
Reliable, Durable Solution
Extended life, long service intervals, and simple field maintenance
Affordable compressor configurations for OEMs

Automotive Applications

  • Commercial EV (Bus and Truck)
  • Air-Breaking System
  • Air Suspension
  • Pneumatic Door Control
  • PEM Fuel Cell
  • Engine Waste Heat Recovery

Automotive Products and Projects

From high-pressure liquid-cooled scroll compressors for commercial EVs to innovative scroll expanders for waste heat recovery from diesel emissions, view scroll products and previous projects that support automotive OEMs.

Automotive + Scroll Technology Products

P17H043C-BLDC-LC Liquid-Cooled Performance Series™ Scroll Compressor


Max Pressure: 12.5 barg Max Flow: 425 lpmv

Liquid-cooled scroll compressor for high-pressure, quiet and smooth, oil-free performance - ideal for commercial air brake applications

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P17H043B-AC-LC-7HP Liquid-Cooled Scroll Compressor


Max Pressure: 13 barg Max Flow: 430 lpmv

Liquid-cooled scroll compressor for quiet, oil-free, high-pressure performance - ideal for EV applications

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P17H043B-BLDC-LC Liquid-Cooled Scroll Compressor


Max Pressure: 10.5 barg Max Flow: 475 lpmv

Liquid-cooled scroll compressor for high-pressure, oil-free performance - semi-hermetic configuration available

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Automotive + Scroll Technology Projects

P16H030E-BLDC-LC Liquid-Cooled Scroll Compressor

Quiet, High-Pressure Compressor for Commercial EV

April 28, 2018

The P16H030E-BLDC-LC liquid-cooled scroll compressor delivers high-pressure air at low noise levels for electric vehicle air-braking systems.

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P16H043E-AC-LC Liquid-Cooled Scroll Compressor

Liquid-Cooled Scroll Compressor for Electric Bus

April 2, 2018

The P16H043A-AC-LC liquid-cooled scroll compressor is designed to quietly deliver high-pressure air for all-electric bus air-auxiliary systems.

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E32H067A-SH 12 kW Lubricated Scroll Expander

12 kW Scroll Expander for Diesel Engine Waste Heat Recovery

March 22, 2016

The E32H067A-SH 12 kW lubricated scroll expander offers high-efficiency in a robust design - ideal for ORCs using R245fa and other refrigerants.

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P32H076A-BLDC-LC Liquid-Cooled Scroll Compressor for Fuel Cell

Liquid-Cooled Scroll Compressor with Integrated Motor for Fuel Cell Vehicles

January 22, 2016

The P32H076A-BLDC-LC liquid-cooled scroll compressor delivers high-flow efficient performance in an oil-free, reliable, and compact design - ideal for mobile fuel cell applications.

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P19H38N5.25 5 HP Scroll Compressor

March 1, 2010

Industrial scroll compressor designed for hybrid truck air brakes.

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P18H36N6.25 High-Pressure Water-Cooled Scroll Compressor

High-Pressure Water-Cooled Compressor

September 1, 2007

Patented water-cooled scroll compressor for use in US Army vehicles.

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Automotive + Scroll Technology News

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Advanced Clean Transportation Expo 2021

May 28, 2020

The Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo is the largest “all-in-one” showcase of the advanced clean vehicles, fuels and technologies driving the future of the transportation sector.

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5 kW Spinning Scroll Expander

Low-Cost Spinning Scroll Expander for Improved Class 8 Commercial Transportation Fuel Economy

September 8, 2019

Low-cost scroll organic Rankine cycle development receives Phase I SBIR funding from the Department of Energy.

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Custom Scroll Design

Contact Air Squared to learn how custom scroll design can support your automotive application with the most advanced compressor or expander solution available.

Advanced Custom Design Capability for Automotive

For over twenty-five years, Air Squared has continuously challenged the limits of possibility with scroll technology. With an ever-expanding range of custom design capability, put our long history of innovation to work in your transportation application.

Oil-Free Scroll Design

Orbiting scroll technology offers a quiet oil-free alternative to traditional technology like piston, diaphragm, and vain.


With patented liquid-cooled scroll technology, scroll compressors can now be designed for pressure ratios that were previously unattainable.


When minimal power consumption is critical, leverage the inherent efficiency advantage of orbiting scroll technology.

Compact Footprint

Liquid cooling provides a compact compressor design that can fit in tight envelopes without sacrificing reliability or performance.

Elevated Temperatures

With highly effective liquid cooling, scroll compressors can be designed to withstand harsh temperatures and environmental conditions.