Centrifugal Gas Compressor for Ethylene Four-stage GT021
Atlas Copco GT-Series integrally geared centrifugal compressors feature innovative gearbox and impeller designs for air and process gas applications up to 205 bar.
This compressor is used inside a polyethylene plant.
integral gear technology delivers multiple-speed capability that allows each compression stage to run at the optimum speed.
Utilizing multi-stage compression with as many as eight stages on a single gearbox to handle combined processes in one cycle.
The GT Series is manufactured according to the rigorous standards of the American Petroleum Institute (API), namely API 617.
Four-stage GT021 Specifications:
- Inlet pressure (bar)18.5
- Outlet pressure (bar)74.5
- Inlet temperature (°C)33
- Flow (m^3 /h )2200
- Gases handled Ethylene
- Shaft / Impeller connectionHirth serration
- Axial thrust compensationHigh-speed axial bearings or thrust collar
- Oil systemManufacturer’s standard or API 614