Reciprocating Piston Compressors

also known as piston compressors, reciprocating compressors are the most widely used compressor type used for commercial and industrial applications.

The majority of our units are available as new or remanufactured, and come in both AC and DC currents. As well as being hermetically-sealed, semi hermetically-sealed, or open. At Diamond Compressors, we can ship worldwide or delivery domestically in the UK. For UK deliveries we offer a "lift & shift" service.

Browse our range of piston compressors below


Reciprocating Compressors FAQs

How do I order a reciprocating compressor?

All our product pages feature a Reference No. you can mention on an email or whilst phoning. We also have contact forms on product pages. If you’d like help choosing a compressor or condensing unit that would suit your purpose our team can help, just get in touch!


Which compressor brands do you stock?

We stock a wide range including Bitzer, Bock, Copeland, Cubigel, Dorin, Frascold, Halls, and Maneurop.


How do reciprocating piston compressors work?

A piston or series of pistons are driven by a crankshaft back and forth in a cylinder that compresses refrigerant or gases at high pressure. There’s an intake and ejection valve, releasing it’s pressure with high efficiency - more so than other compressor types.