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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.

Goals
  • Life Extension
  • Increase Power Output
Sectors
  • Power generation
Asset
  • Compressors
Location
Hengelo, Netherlands
Replacement of end-of-life compressor

Project Overview

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.

Key Challenges

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

Project Highlights

The key highlights of the project include reduced overhang and weight of compressor.

Key Results

  • Reduced overhang and weight of
    compressor
  • Increased rotor stability with less
    requirement for water wash cycles
  • Other units received same solution

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