Reciprocating Gas Compressor KB100

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The KB100 is a purpose-built compressor for low-flow CNG applications requiring 100 horsepower and lower. It is tailor-made for CNG fueling applications. It is designed to give CNG customers a low-flow, low-cost option with the quality and reliability you expect from Ariel.

  • Full pressure lubrication; a frame driven lube oil pump provides cooled oil through a full-flow oil filter to all moving parts in the frame.

  • High strength bolting; durable grade 8 bolting on all loaded joints combined with specially designed fatigue fighting bolts on all valve caps ensure ultimate strength.

  • Rigid connecting rods; The KB100 compressor features durable connecting rods manufactured from ductile iron with a 4 bolt heavy duty I section.

  • Rugged cross heads; one piece long life cross heads with hardened, ground steel cross head pins and direct full pressure lubrication at the top and bottom for minimum wear.

  • Durable pistons and rods; the KB100 compressor features wear resistant steel or gray iron pistons and precision ground alloy steel piston rods with locking cross head nuts.

KB100 Specifications:

  • Power (kW)
  • Stroke (mm)
  • Max Speed (rpm)
  • Piston speed (FPM)
  • Rod diameter (mm)
  • Number of throws
  • Max. rod load (kN)
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