What are the Advantages of a Two Stage Gas Compressor?

What Is a Two Stage Gas Compressor? When the discharge pressure needed for an application cannot be reached with a single stage gas compressor, a two stage gas compressor is needed. While a two stage gas compressor is more expensive, more complicated to operate, and requires additional equipment, there’s simply no other way to reach … Continued

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

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

Why Direct Injection Compressor Lubrication Is the Best Choice

Why Direct Injection Compressor Lubrication Is the Best Choice Direct injection compressor lubrication is used in sliding vane gas compressors and has distinct benefits over other types of lubrication used by other compressors. In order to understand why, it’s necessary to understand how a sliding vane compressor works. Sliding Vane Compressor Design and Operation A … Continued