Nick Fritzkowski

The best hydraulic drive just got better

‘Plug and play’ design eliminates complex hydraulic connections Decades of engineering rigour have produced a best-in-class product, validated by exhaustive testing in our environmental test chamber. This has resulted in the Gen II Unicla UPH Hydraulic Drive: a compressor designed for universal application and freedom of installation.  Integrated solenoid controls for simple installation Our Generation […]

History book “Unicla and the Midnight Technician” now on sale

Unicla International is proud to announce the launch of a book chronicling the company’s history, titled “Unicla and the Midnight Technician”. Written by Unicla part-owner and Director Global Marketing and Technical Support, Mark Mitchell, this is a colourful story about the fascinating people who supplied and shaped the vehicle air conditioning and transport refrigeration technology […]

Unicla dealer is bushfire hero

Darrel Hursey has been selling Unicla compressors for many years and owns a business called Tumut Auto Electrics with his wife Carol, in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales in Australia. He is a volunteer firefighter and during the recent bushfire season he spent a total of two months off work to fight […]

Unicla eDrive research paper presented at ASHRAE conference

Griffith University PhD candidate Mohammad Arqam delivered a presentation based on research conducted during the development of Unicla International’s eDrive compressors at the ASHRAE Winter Conference in Orlando, Florida, this month. Arqam, currently based at the Gold Coast campus of Griffith University, worked with Unicla on thermal mass transfer modelling during design of the eDrive’s […]

Unicla compressors are R1234yf ready

The Unicla UPY and UXY series compressors are R1234yf compatible. UPY 150 Unicla began designing, testing and compliance engineering R1234yf refrigerant compatibility into UP and UX series compressors five years ago. To help you learn what R1234yf means to you and how to comply with new and modified international standards established for the adoption of […]

UNICLA at the 2019 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo

The Unicla team displayed at  the 2019 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo. On display was Unicla UM330 series with new heavy duty 168mm 8PK clutch, UM200 serries in different models and UPH170 Hyrdraulic Drive assembled to Australian Mines specification with safety orange coloured housing. Pictured at AAA Expo is (L-R) Unicla Business Manager Rene Le Miere, […]

Unicla launches comprehensive technical guide to HVAC/R compressor oil and lubrication

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Unicla launches comprehensive technical guide to HVAC/R compressor oil and lubrication Compressor manufacturer strengthens role as provider of technical excellence and first class product support Leading automotive compressor manufacturer Unicla has published the groundbreaking Oil and Compressor Lubrication booklet, a comprehensive guide designed to help technicians, engineers and […]

Unicla exhibit at CIAAR 2018

Unicla held a successful exhibit at the 16th Shanghai International Auto Air-conditioning & Transport Refrigeration Exhibition (CIAAR 2018) that took place on November 13-15 at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center. Unicla has showcased its products at this annual event on many occasions, including the very first CIAAR in 2002. CIAAR 2018 was much […]

Unicla launches revolutionary eDrive compressors

Heavy duty mobile equipment compressor manufacturer Unicla International launched the first models in its range of eDrive compressors at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover on September 20. The eDrive range features unique onboard control electronics and firmware that actively optimises its operation for different systems and refrigerants, provides safeguards against unfavourable conditions or […]

New test – Unicla 200 series compressor

Unicla has completed a 200 series compressor comparison test in response to ongoing comments from Unicla customers and end users that Unicla 170 and 200 series compressors achieve better efficiency than other compressors of similar size in the market. The test was conducted on a UXF200 connected to a Carrier Transicold Citimax 700 system operating […]