Cylinder Lubrication System Upgrade

Old Lubricator

New provided PLS lubricator

LocationItaly
ApplicationRefinery Plant
Compressor Typen°5 Reciprocating compressor – 3 stg.
Service Hydrogen make up
Power4200 kW
Disch. Pressure~200 bara

Challenge

Old PtP lubrication system with recurrent issues

  • Faulty sight glasses
  • Unstable lubrication (dry run occurred)
  • High oil consumption

Solution

  • 5 units retrofitted with CST PLS-100 (full redundant + continuous monitoring)
  • Reduced oil consumption recovered the investment in less than one year

Result

Unexpected shutdown prevented Return on Investment: < 1 year