Replacement of end-of-life compressor
A customer in the Netherlands required a failure root cause analysis, engineering, upgrade and replacement of compressor at end of life.
- Life Extension
- Increase Power Output
- Power generation
- Hengelo, Netherlands
A customer in the Netherlands required a failure root cause analysis, engineering, upgrade and replacement of compressor at end of life. EthosEnergy were required to perform vibration measurement on-site followed by a complete rotor dynamic analysis.
Replacement of end of life compressor with high vibrations and unusual response to daily water wash cycles.
The EthosEnergy Solution
- Redesign and upgrade of compressor
- Manufacture of upgraded design
The key highlights of the project include reduced overhang and weight of compressor.
Increased rotor stability
Extended life of the compressor
Redesign, upgrade and manufacture of replacement compressor
- Reduced overhang and weight of
- Increased rotor stability with less
requirement for water wash cycles
- Other units received same solution