Recip. Compressor Vibration Diagnostics

LocationTunisia
ApplicationGas extraction plant
Compressor TypeReciprocating compressor – 1 stg.
Service Gas compression LP
Power700 kW
Disch. Pressure30 bara

Challenge

Recurrent high vibration on a variable speed compressor

Solution

  • RCA revealed correlation between rotation speed and MNF
  • Speed variation limited to safe range

Result

Potential failures avoided