expansion turbine

expansion turbine

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A turbine wheel in an air-cycle air-conditioning system used to extract some of the energy from the expansion gases. The expansion turbine helps drive the air compressor.
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Then, an expansion turbine is used to rapidly expand the chilled gases, which causes the temperature to drop significantly.
This approach, commonly known as a bootstrap configuration, utilizes high pressure, high temperature air taken from the engine that is first cooled, then compressed, then cooled again before delivery to an expansion turbine through which cold air is generated.
The air drives a small expansion turbine to generate electric power.
The expansion turbine extracts the heat from the compressed air stream, so the exhaust air is usually cooler than ambient room temperature.
Main components include the expansion turbine and a generator unit with 140 kW.
Contract award notice: Renovation peripherals and overhaul of regeneration compressors and expansion turbines.
These unique direct-expansion, positive displacement devices are unaffected by variations in pressures and flows and solve the challenges of expansion turbines.
Atlas Copco will assemble and package its entire range of turbocompressors and expansion turbines at the factory, improving overall efficiency in packaging, order handling, as well as its aftermarket presence.
All the heat thrown away in the intercoolers plus heat lost from the compressed air store has to be replaced to prevent icing up of the expansion turbines.
The company develops and manufactures turbocompressors, expansion turbines and cryogenic pumps for the gas and process industry and offers the matching range of aftermarket products.