New PLS 100 CST lubrication system

Old lubrication system

New PLS 100 CST lubrication system

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

Challenge

Old lubrication system caused recurrent issues

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

Solution

#5 units retrofitted with CST’s PLS-100 with continuous monitoring

Result

  • No more unexpected shutdowns
  • Oil consumption optimized
  • Investment recovered in less than 1 year