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About this presentation

related to ATMOsphere Asia 2016
published on 9 February 2016
14 pages

Kuniaki Kawamara, Mayekawa’s executive director, outlined increasing government support for the use of natural refrigerant-based systems in Japan. He gave an overview of Mayekawa’s Newton industrial refrigeration system and its global appeal, as well as Pascal Air, a Mayekawa system which uses air as a refrigerant.

About the speaker(s)

Kuniaki (Nick) Kawamura


Kuniaki Kawamura has a degree in Applied Physics from Waseda University, Japan. He has been working for Mayekawa Mfg. Co., Ltd since 1973 for the development of screw compressors, screw expanders and heat pumps. In 2002, Kawamura became the Executive Director of the Japanese company.

Kawamura is the Vice President of  the Japanese Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE)
 and he is the President of Commission D1, IIR. His main areas of interest include the development of NH3 refrigeration systems with misible oil, as well as the development of CO2 heat pumps and air cycle for low temperature applications.