What is a Vapor Recovery Compressor and How Is It Used?

A vapor recovery compressor is a specially designed compressor used for handling wet, heavy , or acidic gases. Its main purpose is to recover vapor that would otherwise be released into the air, mitigating air pollution. The captured vapor is then cleaned, separating the valuable constituents from the harmful contaminants. Rotary sliding vane compressors are … Continued

Biogas Compressor Maintenance Schedule

Keep Your Compressor in Perfect Working Order They say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is true in many areas of our lives, and it’s also true when it comes to maintaining biogas compressors. Take the time to provide your compressor with the routine maintenance it needs and it … Continued

Troubleshooting Your Rotary Vane Compressor

Rotary Vane Compressor Troubleshooting When you choose a Ro-Flo compressor, you’re choosing a compressor design that stands the test of time. You’re also purchasing from a business that is committed to providing its customers with unparalleled customer support. Part of this is our state-of-the-art rotary testing facility, where we test all rotating equipment utilizing ASME … Continued

Advantages to Using a Rotary Sliding Vane Gas Compressor

What Advantages Are There to Using a Rotary Sliding Vane Gas Compressor? The rotary sliding vane gas compressor is a cleverly designed, yet simple machine. It consists of a rotating element (the rotor) inside of a cylindrical casing (the cylinder ). The rotor contains vanes that slide out as the rotor turns making contact with … Continued

Vegetable Chilling with Vacuum Cooling

  Vegetable Chilling with Vacuum Cooling Preserving vegetables for transport is a unique challenge the food processing industry faces. Once harvested, produce has a limited window of freshness. It is crucial to get produce to grocery stores in the freshest possible state. Vacuum cooling is one method that is already in use and quickly becoming … Continued

Sliding Vane Compressors and Vacuum Process Equipment

  Sliding Vane Compressors and Vacuum Process Equipment Sliding vane compressors are powerful machines. They can also be used in a wide variety of industries in vacuum pump applications.  How a Sliding Vane Compressor Works Rotary sliding vane compressors consist of an external casing called a cylinder, the rotating element inside called the rotor, and … Continued

Types of Gas Compressors

  Types of Gas Compressors A compressor is a mechanical device that increases the pressure of a gas by reducing its volume or by imparting velocity on the gas.  This can be done in numerous different types of gas compressors.  Positive Displacement Compressors Positive displacement compressors are machines in which successive volumes of gas are … Continued

Benefits of Sliding Vane Gas Compressors

  Operation of the Sliding Vane Gas Compressor A sliding vane compressor is a positive displacement compressor, meaning it decreases a specific volume of a gas, resulting in increased gas pressure. The sliding vane compressor consists of an external casing called a cylinder, the rotating element inside called the rotor, and sliding vanes. The rotor … Continued