gas compressor

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gas compressor

[′gas kəm‚pres·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine that increases the pressure of a gas or vapor by increasing the gas density and delivering the fluid against the connected system resistance.
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The facility features two MAN Diesel & Turbo HOFIM[TM] motor-compressor units which were supplied to Statoil's contractor Aker Solutions.
The facility features two MAN Diesel & Turbo HOFIM motor-compressor units which were supplied to Statoil s contractor Aker Solutions.
The company is assembling ammonia packages ranging from simple motor-compressor combinations on rails up to complete rotary screw compressors.
First application of GE's high-speed direct drive motor-compressor package offshore: Reinforcing its role as a major technology supplier for the North Sea offshore sector, GE has received a contract to supply four complete, variable frequency drive high speed electric motor and centrifugal compressor packages for Total E&P Norge's new offshore production platform on the Martin Linge oil and gas field.
The scope of delivery comprises six fully integrated, skid mounted high frequency motor-compressor systems, providing emission-free and highly efficient operation.
GE continues to provide reliable turbomachinery solutions with more than 175 centrifugal compressors and 100 gas turbines in use in floating production applications worldwide including the world s first FLNG projects in Australia (Prelude), Malaysia (Petronas FLNG) and the industry s first application of a high-speed direct drive motor-compressor solution with active magnetic bearings for an offshore platform in the North Sea (Total Martin Linge).
1 MW PGT25+ gas turbine generator sets and 12 motor-compressor trains (either LP or HP) for the two vessels of up to 200 bar discharge pressure for natural gas export/gas lift.
The Martin Linge project will benefit from the first application of GE s high-speed direct drive motor-compressor package in an offshore environment.
The unit can be deployed on any asset, but is typically installed on motor-fan, motor-pump, motor-compressor and cooling tower applications.
GE's scope of supply for the El Merk project will include three turbo-compressors for gas injection and two turbo-compressors for residue gas service, along with three motor-compressors for gas booster service and three for associated gas services.
Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances--Particular Requirements for Motor-Compressors.
According to Santiago, the turbo compressors will be manufactured at GE Oil & Gas facilities in Florence, Italy, and will start to be shipped to the project site in September 2010, while the motor-compressors will be built in Le Creusot, France, and shipped to Algeria in September 2010.