Aging Centrifugal Compressor Upgrade

Main Air Compressor

Bearing Mechanical Modification

New Monitoring Cabinet

ApplicationIndustrial gas production
Compressor TypeCentrifugal Compressor manufactured in 1961
ServiceASU Main Air Compressor
Power5000 kW
Disch. Pressure6 bara


OEM no longer available. User wanted to extend the operating life of this old unit by upgrading machine monitoring


  • Design and implementation of mechanical modifications to house new sensors
  • Supply and installation of a new vibration monitoring cabinet, linked to the plant DCS


Shaft vibration and thrust position now monitored