Category Archives for Cooling and Lubricating System

Reciprocating Compressors – Cylinder/Packing Lubrication System

The flow required to lubricate the packing and cylinders is quite small, and the pressure necessary to inject the lubricant at these locations is quite high. Therefore, small plunger pump (force-feed lubricators) systerns are used. The force-feed lubricators are usually … Continue reading

23. September 2009 by Jack
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Reciprocating Compressors – Frame Lubrication System

The frame lubrication system circulates oil to the frame bearings, connecting rod bearings, crosshead shoes, and can also supply oil to the packing and cylinder lubrication system. Splash lubrication systems are the least expensive and are used in small air … Continue reading

23. September 2009 by Jack
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Reciprocating Compressors – Cylinder Cooling

Traditional compressor cylinder designs require cooling water jackets to promote uniform distribution of heat created by gas compression and friction. Some of the perceived advantages of water-cooled cylinders are reduced suction gas preheat, better cylinder lubrication, prolonged parts life, and … Continue reading

23. September 2009 by Jack
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