Cryogenic Spinning Scroll Pump (CSSP) Concept Rendering

CryoScroll™ Fuel Pump Awarded Phase II Funding by NASA

July 10, 2018

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has continued funding Air Squared through 2020 to develop an innovative CryoScroll™ Cryogenic Spinning Scroll Pump (CSSP).

Zero-Gravity Vapor-Compression Refrigerator (ZVCR) Concept Rendering

Development of Zero-Gravity Refrigeration System Continues

June 4, 2018

Air Squared has been awarded Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) funding from NASA to continue development of a Zero-Gravity Vapor-Compression Refrigerator (ZVCR) for space-bound food storage.

Single-Stage Spinning Martian Atmosphere Scroll Compressor (MASC) Concept Rendering

NASA Award Funds Development of Martian Atmosphere Scroll Compressor

May 21, 2018

To investigate using mechanical CO2 in the Mars environment, Air Squared will use Phase II SBIR funding to develop a Martian Atmosphere Scroll Compressor (MASC).

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.

Concept Rendering of Integrated Compressor-Expander for Zero-Gravity Vapor Compression Refrigeration (ZVCR)

Space-Bound Refrigeration System Development Funded by NASA

April 11, 2018

Air Squared has been awarded a NASA Phase I SBIR to develop a cold storage foodstuff refrigeration system for space travel.

Plug and Play Micro-ORC

Introducing the Plug and Play Micro-ORC

April 11, 2018

The Plug and Play Micro-ORC is a 1 kW waste heat recovery system from Air Squared that provides on-site, emission-free, power generation at home or business.

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.

P05H012A-BLDC-C Miniature Scroll Compressor

Extremely Quiet Miniature Compressor for Medical Applications

March 30, 2018

The P05H012A-BLDC-C is poised to become the smallest and quietest production scroll compressor offered by Air Squared.

P19H038A-BLDC-SH Semi-Hermetic Scroll Compressor

Semi-Hermetic Scroll Compressor for CO2 Collection

March 8, 2018

The semi-hermetic P19H038A-BLDC-SH scroll compressor has no dynamic seals and is suitable for operation with CO2 and other gases.

V07T016A-BLDC-SH Two-Stage Helium Scroll Pump

Two-Stage Helium Scroll Pump

March 5, 2018

The V07T016A-BLDC-SH was designed specifically for pumping helium as efficiently as possible in a compact size.

P26H052A-BLDC-SH Corrosion-Resistant Scroll Hydrogen Blower

Corrosion-Resistant Scroll Hydrogen Blower

November 8, 2017

The P26H052A-BLDC-SH scroll H2 blower is designed specifically for alkaline fuel cells and utilizes several innovations to operate with corrosive working fluids.

Low-Cost Natural Gas Pump Prototype (First Generation)

Cost Barriers Shattered with Low-Cost Pump Development

September 1, 2017

ARPA-E funds scroll development to optimize cost, opening dozens of markets previously too cost-sensitive to consider scroll technology.

All-Metal, Hermetic Scroll Vacuum Pump with Integrated Liquid Cooling

All-Metal Scroll Pump Development Continues

August 2, 2017

The DOE has agreed to support the development of a liquid-cooled, all-metal scroll pump, with the ultimate goal of procuring a 150 m3/hr pumping capacity tritium pump.

Cryogenic Spinning Scroll Pump Concept

Development of CryoScroll™ Technology Continues With Funding Through NASA Award

June 22, 2017

Air Squared will develop an innovative and versatile cryogenic spinning scroll pump (CSSP) for in-space propulsion that is capable of pumping two-phase methane or oxygen over a wide range of speeds (1,000-8,000 RPM) and differential pressures, while maintaining high reliability and a compact footprint.

Multi-Stage Scroll Compressor Concept

NASA Funds Multi-Stage Scroll Compressor Technology

May 5, 2017

Air Squared awarded SBIR Phase I funding to develop two scroll solutions that will support ISRU processes by collecting, separating, pressurizing, or processing gasses from the Mars atmosphere.

E15H030A-SH-CI Semi-Hermetic Cast Iron Scroll Expander

2 kW Cast Iron Scroll Expander Developed with NSF Grant

May 1, 2017

Developed for the NSF as part of a Phase II SBIR, the E15H030A-SH-CI semi-hermetic scroll expander offers high-efficiency performance over a wide range of working fluids.

CryoScroll Prototype Concept Rendering

Cryogenic Scroll Pump Awarded Phase I SBIR Funding

March 28, 2017

With DOE funding to support high-energy physics experiments, Air Squared will develop the world’s first cryogenic scroll pump — the CryoScroll™. The reliable, elegant, electrically driven pump will be capable of pumping multi-phase cryogenic fluids.

Engine ORC Consortium 2016 Workshop

Engine ORC Consortium 2017 Workshop

March 27, 2017

The Engine ORC Consortium 2017 Workshop is an open forum for technical sharing and learning about ORC systems.

P07H015A-BLDC-C Medical Compressor

Compact Oil-Free Scroll Compressor for Medical Devices

March 2, 2017

Intended as a lower-cost replacement for the popular P11H012A-BLDC-C scroll compressor, the near-silent P07H015A-BLDC-C is specifically designed for medical applications that require oil-free compressed air.

E15H037B-SH-SS-SPN Semi-Hermetic Spinning Scroll Expander

Stainless Steel Spinning Scroll Expander

February 24, 2017

The E15H037B-SH-SS-SPN semi-hermetic spinning scroll expander incorporates several innovations by Air Squared to deliver 2-7 kW output power over a range of working fluids, inlet pressures, and inlet temperatures.

V16H034D-BLDC-H-SS All-Metal Hermetic Scroll Vacuum Pump

Scroll Pump Compatible with Virtually any Working Fluid

January 25, 2017

The all-metal scroll vacuum pump is hermetically sealed and features stainless steel scrolls without tips seals, resulting in only metallic wetted surfaces – ideal for handling tritium and other radioactive, toxic, or corrosive gases.

V16H034A-BLDC-H-SS All-Metal Hermetic Scroll Vacuum Pump

All-Metal Hermetic Scroll Vacuum Pump

January 2, 2017

The V16H034D-BLDC-H-SS hermetically sealed scroll vacuum pump does not require tip seals, resulting in only metallic wetted materials – ideal for handling corrosive or toxic gases.

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2017

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2017

December 7, 2016

The premier event dedicated to transformational energy solutions, the Summit Technology Showcase displays over 250 innovative energy technologies, including those from ARPA-E funded project teams.

P20H033A-AC-SH Semi-Hermetic Scroll Compressor

High-Pressure Scroll Natural Gas Booster

December 2, 2016

The P20H033A semi-hermetic scroll compressor has an inlet pressure rating over 100 bar, for oil-free operation with natural gas.


ARPA-E Funds Novel CHP System to Power Greener Homes

October 11, 2016

With 2.7 million dollars in funding through the U.S. Department of Energy’s APRA-E GENSETS program, Air Squared will lead a four-institution team in development of a combined heat and power system that could bring clean energy to your house at one-eighth the cost.

Concept Air Squared Turbomolecular Pump with Two-stage Scroll Vacuum Pump

Two-stage Scroll Roughing Pump Awarded Phase I SBIR Funding

September 7, 2016

The US Navy, in connection with their effort to explore ruggedized, condition-based maintenance for vacuum insulation systems, has awarded Phase I SBIR funding to Air Squared to develop a compact two-stage scroll roughing pump with an integrated turbomolecular backing pump.

P11T025B-BLDC-SH Semi-Hermetic Two-Stage Scroll Compressor

Two-Stage Semi-Hermetic Compressor for Aerospace

July 28, 2016

The two-stage semi-hermetic P11T025B-BLDC-SH compressor combines high-performance, efficiency, and reliability, in a compact and lightweight design.

Compact Torus-Shaped Organic Rankine Cycle

ORC Concept Awarded SBIR Phase II Funding

July 27, 2016

Air Squared has been awarded highly competitive SBIR Phase II funding from the National Science Foundation for its novel Compact Torus-Shaped Organic Rankine Cycle design.

Engine ORC Consortium 2016 Workshop

Engine ORC Consortium 2016 Workshop

July 20, 2016

The Engine ORC Consortium 2016 Workshop is an open forum for technical sharing and learning about ORC systems.

P11H024A-BLDC-SH Semi-Hermetic Scroll Compressor for the Mars 2020 Rover

Semi-Hermetic Scroll Compressor for Mars 2020 Mission

June 27, 2016

The semi-hermetic P11H024A-BLDC-SH compressor combines high-performance, efficiency, and reliability, in a compact and lightweight design.

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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Air Squared Awarded Contract to Develop Scroll Compressor in NASA MOXIE Demonstration Unit for Mars 2020 Mission

February 2, 2016

Air Squared has been awarded a contract from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to design and develop a CO2 scroll compressor that will be used in the MOXIE technology demonstration experiment for the Mars 2020 mission.

Hannover Messe

Hannover Messe 2016

February 1, 2016

Europe’s largest fuel cell exhibition, the Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries Group Exhibit at HANNOVER MESSE 2016.

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.

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2016

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2016

December 2, 2015

The premier event dedicated to transformational energy solutions.

Tritium 2016 - The 11th International Conference on Tritium Science and Technology

Tritium 2016

December 2, 2015

The 11th international conference on tritium science and technology.

E14H074A-SH-CI Semi-Hermetic Cast Iron Scroll Expander

2.5 kW Semi-Hermetic Cast Iron Scroll Expander for Versatile Operation

October 27, 2015

The E14H027A-SH-CI lubricated scroll expander can operate over a wide range of inlet temperatures, inlet pressures, and working fluids, to provide over 2.5 kWe output power.

Automotive ORC Consortium 2015 Workshop

October 18, 2015

The Automotive ORC Consortium 2015 Workshop is an open forum for technical sharing and learning about ORC systems.

Hannover Messe

Hannover Messe 2015

March 6, 2015

The 21st Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and Batteries Group Exhibit at HANNOVER MESSE 2015.

E28H080A-SH Scroll Expander

11 kW Semi-Hermetic Steam Scroll Expander

March 1, 2015

The belt-driven E28H080A-SH easily integrates with a generator to deliver 11 kW output power in waste heat recovery systems.

P09H015A-BLDC-SH Compact, High-Pressure, Semi-Hermetic Scroll Compressor

Compact High-Pressure Scroll Compressor

January 15, 2015

The P09H015A-BLDC-SH semi-hermetic scroll compressor is capable of high-pressure, oil-free operation, in a compact and lightweight design.

P32H080A-AC-SH-WC Semi-Hermetic Scroll Compressor with Water Cooling

Semi-Hermetic Scroll Compressor with Integrated Water-Cooling

January 2, 2015

The semi-hermetic P32H080A-AC-SH-WC scroll compressor uses integrated water-cooling to compress helium without the need for lubrication.

New Facility - Air Squared sign

Air Squared Expands into New Facility

December 12, 2014

The Colorado-based company has completed an expansion into a new facility 35 minutes from Denver International Airport. The 22,000 square foot space is two-and-a-half times larger than the previous location and strategically situated between Denver and Boulder.

E16H032A-L-SH 6 kW Lubricated Scroll Expander

6 kW Scroll Expander with Integrated Refrigerant Pump

September 14, 2014

The E16H032A-L-SH lubricated, semi-hermetic, scroll expander with integrated refrigerant pump efficiently delivers 6 kW output power using conventional refrigerants.

International Compressor Engineering Conference

June 23, 2014

Air Squared, Inc. to attend 22nd International Compressor Engineering Conference hosted by Purdue University.

ORC Concept Receives SBIR Phase I Funding

June 11, 2014

Air Squared has been awarded a Phase I SBIR from the NSF, in connection with the Societal Challenges area of Energy Efficiency and Alternative and Renewable Energy.


World’s First Small-Scale Positive Displacement Cryogenic Pump

April 11, 2014

With Phase I SBIR funding through NASA, Air Squared has designed, fabricated, and tested a scroll pump for use with cryogenic liquids.


Spinning Scroll Compressor for H2 Recirculation

April 3, 2014

The lightweight and semi-hermetic P21H050A-BLDC-SH-SS uses spinning scroll technology to recirculate high-temperature hydrogen in SOFCs.

E46H122A-SH 60 kW Semi-Hermetic Scroll Expander

60 kW Semi-Hermetic Scroll Expander

March 29, 2014

The E46H122A-SH represents a second generation large-scale scroll expander that provides 60-100 kWe output power.

Hannover Messe

Hannover Messe 2014

March 6, 2014

Air Squared, Inc. joins Europe’s largest and most important fuel cell exhibition – The 20th Hydrogen + Fuel Cell + Battery Group Exhibit at HANNOVER MESSE 2014


Small-Scale Scroll Cryogenic Pump

November 23, 2013

Compact, reliable, light-weight, and electrically-driven scroll, capable of pumping volatile liquids at extremely low temperatures.

MD&M West 2014

October 8, 2013

Air Squared joins industry leaders at the 2014 Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West.


Miniature Medical Scroll Compressor

September 1, 2013

The compact, lightweight, and near-silent P08H014A-BLDC is designed for portable medical applications requiring oil-free compressed air.

scroll vacuum pump nasa

Scroll Vacuum Pumps Aboard NASA Global Hawk

April 23, 2013

Air Squared’s oil-free scroll vacuum pumps successfully used on NASA Global Hawk unmanned mission.


Miniature Vacuum Pump for Handheld Mass Spectrometry

March 17, 2013

The miniature two-stage V05T010A-BLDC-C vacuum pump is one of the smallest scroll devices ever designed.


Lightweight, Compact, Oil-free Scroll Compressor

February 7, 2013

The oil-free P24H056A-BLDC scroll compressor delivers high-flow performance in a compact, lightweight design – ideal for mobile applications.

H2+FC 2013 at Hannover Messe

November 19, 2012

The 19th Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells at HANNOVER MESSE 2013.

2012 Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition

2012 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition

October 9, 2012

Air Squared, Inc. joins fuel cell industry leaders at the 2012 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition.

The 21st International Compressor Conference

The 21st International Compressor Conference

May 29, 2012

Air Squared, Inc. presenting at the 21st International Compressor Engineering Conference hosted by Purdue University.

NASA Outreach Program Assists Air Squared

March 26, 2012

New compressor design heads to production thanks to assistance from NASA outreach program.


Fuel Cell Hydrogen Recirculation Pump

November 1, 2011

P16H034C-BLDC-SH semi-hermetic scroll compressor for hydrogen recirculation in mobile fuel cell applications.

Plug Power Places Large Production Order

October 27, 2011

Plug Power places large production order for Air Squared compressors used in GenDrive fuel cell units.


Scroll Expander Research Completed

October 18, 2011

Organic Rankine Cycle for Waste Heat Recovery Tests Complete using Air Squared E15H22N4.25 Scroll Expander.

Air Squared featured in Machine Design magazine

Air Squared in Machine Design

September 19, 2011

Machine Design has recently featured an article introducing Air Squared’s P6H8N3.0 miniature scroll compressor.

P14H22N3.58 Scroll Compressor

100 lpm, 100 psi Scroll Compressor

September 4, 2011

Developed for use in testing pilot suits, the compressor will be ideal for dental applications.

Fuel Cell

Development for Fuel Cell Recirculation Pumps

August 12, 2011

High-reliability oxygen and hydrogen fuel cell recirculation pumps for a lighter-than-air aircraft application.

Organic Rankine Cycle Expander Completed

Organic Rankine Cycle Expander Completed

August 2, 2011

Development of 12 kW scroll expander designed for waste heat recover complete.


12 kW Stainless Steel Scroll Expander

July 9, 2011

With a patented semi-hermetic design and stainless steel construction, the E25H061A-SH-SS scroll expander is compatible with a wide range of working fluids.

P6H8N3.0 Miniature Scroll Compressor

Miniature Compressor Development Complete

February 12, 2011

Air Squared has finished development on the first scroll-type, continuous-duty, high-efficiency miniature compressor.


40 kW Two-Stage Scroll Expander

December 1, 2010

The largest scroll device ever constructed.


Compact Semi-Hermetic Scroll Refrigeration Compressor

October 1, 2010

Small-scale scroll refrigeration compressor for antenna array cooling.


Compact Scroll Refrigeration Compressor

June 28, 2010

Air Squared has started development on a small-scale scroll refrigeration compressor capable of 350 W to 500 W of cooling.

Stainless Recirculation Pump

Stainless O2 and H2 Recirculation Pump

March 14, 2010

Stainless steel hydrogen and oxygen recirculation pump developed for Lockheed Martin’s ISIS program.


P19H38N5.25 5 HP Scroll Compressor

March 1, 2010

Industrial scroll compressor designed for hybrid truck air brakes.

V12T22N4.0 Three-Stage Scroll Vacuum Pump

Three-stage Scroll Vacuum Pump

July 12, 2009

New three-stage scroll pump is first of its size to produce 5 mTorr vacuum without turbo boost – 10 times greater than standard-size pumps

Miniature Scroll Compressor

Miniature Scroll Compressor for Circuit Cooling

April 12, 2009

The first scroll-type, continuous-duty, high-efficiency miniature compressor.

P19H038A-BLDC Scroll Compressor

Durable and Compact Scroll Compressor for Commercial Aerospace

March 8, 2009

The P19H038A-BLDC is an oil-free, continuous duty scroll compressor designed for airborne needs, such as high-efficiency, lightweight, and reliability.

V12T22N4.0 Three-Stage Scroll Vacuum Pump

High-Vacuum Three-Stage Scroll Pump

March 1, 2009

Patented three-stage scroll vacuum pump is first of its size to provide under 5 mTorr vacuum without a turbo pump.

Aircraft Refrigerant Compressor

September 12, 2008

Designed for Honeywell, the semi-hermetic scroll refrigerant compressor is for electronic cooling on board aircraft. The unit is capable of 15 kW of cooling.


40 kW Two-Stage Lubricated Scroll Expander

March 18, 2008

The E44T88N4.25L semi-hermetic scroll expander is intended for use in an organic rankine cycle.

E36T67N5.0 Two-Stage Scroll Air Expander

Two-Stage Scroll Air Expander

October 18, 2007

The E36T67N5.0 scroll air expander features a two-stage scroll configuration for up to 50kW output power.

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.

V15H34N6.0 Tritium Vacuum Pump

Tritium Vacuum Pump

August 1, 2006

The V15H34N6.0 tritium vacuum pump is the first hermetic scroll unit to use a bellows, separating the working fluid from ambient.

V12T22N4.0 Three-Stage Scroll Vacuum Pump

Semi-hermetic Scroll Compressor

June 4, 2006

New semi-hermetic scroll compressor and vacuum pump delivers 80% volumetric efficiency with smooth, quiet operation.

V12T22N4.0 Three-Stage Scroll Vacuum Pump

Scroll Expander Produces 1 kW of Quiet Power

March 14, 2006

Patented scroll expander produces up to 1kW quiet power for expansion generators in waste heat recovery systems.

InoGen One

Air Squared Helps Inogen Oxygen Concentrator

March 4, 2005

Rotary scroll compressor helps new Inogen One oxygen concentrator break sound, weight, and battery-life barriers.

Introducing the World’s Smallest Scroll Compressor

November 1, 2003

Air Squared introduces the world’s smallest scroll air compressor/pump for medical equipment, fuel cells, mass spectrometers.

Miniature Scroll Refrigeration Compressor

Miniature Scroll Refrigeration Compressor

October 1, 2003

The world’s smallest scroll refrigeration compressor.

Two-Stage Scroll Technology

January 1, 2003

Compact new vacuum pump draws on patented two-stage scroll technology to provide clean, quiet, reliable performance on portable lab and medical devices.

P12H20N2.5 Scroll Compressor and Vacuum Pump

Tapping Scroll Technology for Pulse-free Air

January 1, 2002

New oil-free 0.5 hp compressor and vacuum pump taps clean, reliable scroll technology for pulse-free air in medical devices.

10 kW Cryogenic Nitrogen Scroll Expander

October 14, 2001

The E33H70N4.25 nitrogen scroll expander incorporates semi-hermetic sealing features and is intended to produce cryogenic temperatures.

V10T16N4.0 Two-Stage Scroll Vacuum Pump

V10T16N4.0 Two-Stage Vacuum Pump

October 11, 1999

The first two-stage scroll vacuum pump, designed for mass spectrometry.