reciprocating compressor


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reciprocating compressor

[ri′sip·rə‚kād·iŋ kəm′pres·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A positive-displacement compressor having one or more cylinders, each fitted with a piston driven by a crankshaft through a connecting rod.
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In this paper, the low-order vibration modes of a processing reciprocating compressor were studied through finite element analysis and modal testing.
A 2 1/2-year research project yielded the GMRC Guideline for High-Speed Reciprocating Compressor Packages for Natural Gas Storage and Transmission Applications that was released in October 2013.
This is a key factor in bringing a reciprocating compressor into the new chiller."
Supply of two reciprocating (screw type) air compressors including a screw type compressor & a reciprocating compressor. This is a repeated tender with extended deadline.
For example, if two cylinders of a six cylinder reciprocating compressor are unloaded, the compressor's full-load capacity is reduced by 33%.
GEA will also showcase the HG46 C[O.sub.2] T, billed as the biggest semi-hermetic reciprocating compressor for transcritical C[O.sub.2] applications on the market.
The station contains six reciprocating compressor of which four are low pressure and two high pressure with a gas dehydration unit to dry the gas.
Figure 1 presents a schematic view of a reciprocating compressor and the indicator diagram for a typical cycle.
For year 2011, pipelines will have to monitor fugitive and vented emissions as well from centrifugal compressor venting, reciprocating compressor rod packing venting and a few other less significant sources.
In the event, the pipeline was built together with four of the reciprocating compressor stations and treatment plants.
Screw and reciprocating compressor designs are offered.