GlobalSpec has asked its users about the latest design trends and features related to Gas Compressors and Gas Compressor Systems. They have also shared their product applications and tips on how to buy and use these products.
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Q:
What new technologies are influencing gas compressor and gas compressor system design?
24 answers
Answers:
Now a days I am not involved in operation or maintenance of gas compressors so my comments will not be of any interest. But I think that old technologies have been replaced with the latest system especially in control and emission.
~Engineering, Other, KARACHI, Pakistan
A well built diaphragm compressor will provide longer maintenance intervals, longer lasting diaphragms, more energy efficient.
~Osama A, Marketing/Sales, Warminster, PA
Technology is not influencing dry gas seals, the requirements for higher sealing pressures and larger diameters seals is.
~Glenn S, Regional Compressor Seal Specialist, Houston, TX
3-D impellers, Dry gas seals, magnetic bearings, energy saving controls,surge detectors/avoidance
~Rajagopalan M, Engineering Consultant, Chennai, Taminadu, India
Online monitoring programs, operational analysis, field engineering analysis, FEED considerations.
~Fabricio Ribeiro, Facilities Manager, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Higher discharge pressures. High variations in mole weight CO2 compression.
~Hendrikus B, Engineering Consultant, Schiedam, Netherlands
SCREW COMPRESSORS-Less maintenance, more productivity, less power
~Padmanabhan R, Vice President - Production, Chennai, India
-CFD, CAD-CAM,specialized softs for thermodynamic process
~Research & Development, BUCURESTI, Romania
Electrical drivers, low pressure gas, power generation
~Blair S, Power Engineer/Heavy Equipment Technician, Bonnyville, Canada
High speed motors, magnetic bearings & gas seals.
~Steven K, Business Development Manager, Bethlehem, PA
Cad designs and better supply of gs fuel in india
~Engineering, Design, New delhi, India
None of them. Everything is more of the same
~Julio S, Project Manager, Caracas, Venezuela
Expander,turbine, rotary and reciprocating .
~Ali Algemsh, Process Engineer, Sana'a, Yemen
Operator friendly micrproccessor
~Don P, Maintenace supervisor, Tifton, GA
Materials, Energy Conservation
~Technical Support/Services, Dandenong, Australia
Oil free is very important.
~Engineering, Consulting, Crema, Italy
Robust and easy maintenance
~Technical Support/Services, Sivasagar, India
Temperature of discharge
~Engineering, Process/Production, Santa cruz, Bolivia
Rotation type machines
~Tasripin Adiwijaya, Manager for controlling of the project, North Jakarta, Indonesia
New automation systems
~Engineering, Process/Production, KOCAELI, Turkey
Variable volume ratio
~Leander D, Engineer, Quezon City, Phillippines
Distance operation
~Engineering, Consulting, SALVADOR, Brazil
Size /efficiency
~Gerard R, General Management, Mount isa, Australia
Short sales time
~Engineering, Design, Bogota, Colombia

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Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative gas compressors and gas compressor systems?
20 answers
Answers:
We are the only user of this type of compressor for our air separation system.
~Engineering, Process/Production, KOCAELI, Turkey
General Electric as compressor manufacturer, SAFE as packager
~Project Management, San Giovanni in Persiceto, Italy
M/s Dresser Rand from the makes of Compressors we have with us.
~Technical Support/Services, Sivasagar, India
GE(Oil&gas), Ebara, Dresser rand and MHI in that order.
~Rajagopalan M, Engineering Consultant, Chennai, Taminadu, India
Salof refrigeration, Rivercity industrial refrigeration
~Don P, Maintenace supervisor, Tifton, GA
Sicgil Industrial gases Ltd., India (Chennai)
~Padmanabhan R, Vice President - Production, Chennai, India
Dresser Rand, General Electric, Ariel
~Hendrikus B, Engineering Consultant, Schiedam, Netherlands
Dresser-Rand, Siemens, GE, Man Turbo
~Steven K, Business Development Manager, Bethlehem, PA
GE Nuovo Pignone, Dresser, Ariel
~Fabricio Ribeiro, Facilities Manager, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Strad Energy, Eagle compressors.
~Blair S, Power Engineer/Heavy Equipment Technician, Bonnyville, Canada
Dresser-Rand,Kobelco,
~Research & Development, BUCURESTI, Romania
Galileo compressors
~Engineering, Design, Bogota, Colombia
Oil & gas com-es
~Ali Algemsh, Process Engineer, Sana'a, Yemen
PDC Machines.
~Osama A, Marketing/Sales, Warminster, PA
York, howden
~Leander D, Engineer, Quezon City, Phillippines
RMS/Blackmer
~Gerard R, General Management, Mount isa, Australia
Dresser Rand
~Technical Support/Services, Dandenong, Australia
IR and Elgi
~Engineering, Design, New delhi, India
Galileo
~Engineering, Process/Production, Santa cruz, Bolivia
Ariel
~Julio S, Project Manager, Caracas, Venezuela

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