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#1 hassuna


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Posted 26 October 2010 - 11:39 AM

We are fixing for choosing a new compressor for VRU; vapors recovery unit; the light hydrocarbon gas mixture has Mw about 42, K{Cp/Cv} =1.12 , Rc {Pd/Ps} =3.2 , Z factor is about 0.97, Inlet temperature is 43 C and flow rate Q is 600 CFM, discharge Pressure, Pd= 72 psia...
I'd be more than grateful for any tips, Equations, Charts to use...
Thank you,

#2 ankur2061


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Posted 26 October 2010 - 11:58 AM


Please refer the attachment for selecting type of compressor. It is based on the flow rate (Q) and the pressure ratio (Pd / Ps ) for the compressor.

Hope this helps.


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#3 Art Montemayor

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 12:17 PM


For this type of service, capacity, and conditions I would recommend a MAYEKAWA Oil Flooded Screw Compressor.

You can find details on this type of machine at: http://www.hydrocarb...pressors/mycom/

I hope this helps.

#4 breizh


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Posted 27 October 2010 - 12:39 AM

If you want to learn about compressor , this resource should help.


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