Simple to maintain. Affordable to install.
Rotary Screw Compressors have been available for snowmaking since 1963.
Disadvantages are as follows:
– Low capacity. Largest units have a capacity of 3,000 SCFM (85 M³/MIN).
– Loss of capacity when installed at high elevations.
Relatively low purchase price.
Simple operation and maintenance.
Available in small capacity units.