From Gas Engine To Electric Motor Driver

New coupling study and torsional analysis

LocationCanada
ApplicationBoil Off Gas
Compressor TypeReciprocating compressor – 4 stg.
ServiceNatural gas
Power450 kW
Disch. Pressure45 bar

Challenge

Convert driver from a gas engine to an electric motor.

Solution

  • Design of the new train arrangement with:
    – Brake and starting torque analysis
    – Torsional analysis
    – New coupling and flywheel selection
  • On-site installation and commissioning

Result

Compressor in operation with full customer satisfaction