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If The Foundations Be Shaken

This article was originally published in the December, 2016 issue of COMPRESSORtech2. Subscribe for free to receive every issue in your mailbox or your inbox. In the mid 1900s, reciprocating compressor foundations...

Avoid Seal Contamination With Reliable Gas Supply

Causes, consequences and analyses of dry gas seal damages during operation and pressurized hold By Daniel Goeble and Glenn Schmidt Centrifugal process gas compressors are needed in the supply chain for oil production...

Turbulence Control

Reduction of pulsation, vibration and noise through modification of piping By NATHAN W. POERNER, DUSTIN CASTLE AND VISHWAS IYENGAR, PHD Enlink, formerly Devon Energy, maintains separation and processing plant facilities intended to separate...

Plugging The Leaks

Gas leakage from reciprocating compressors can be more than a loss of product. Leakage of gas to the atmosphere can be a concern from an environmental, health and safety, and area...

Variance Of Vibration And Pulsation In Identical Compressors

Understanding twins with different personalities By Francisco Fierro and Chester Whinery High vibration amplitudes are often a result of matching a mechanical response frequency with an excitation frequency. When installing identical compressor packages,...