Ethylene Compressor Package

Customer: Linde-KCA-Dresden GmbH
Application: Ethylene Compressor Package

Single stage, single cylinder, water-cooled, non lubricated, double acting, vertical design
Double distance piece (extra long), pressure tight up to 0,3 MPa (a), with vent & purge connections
Motion work pressure lubricated
Motor 160 kW (II 2 G Ex de IIC T4 Gb), 590 rpm
direct driven via flexible coupling, with guard

Compressor as package unit on common heavy duty steel base frame
Internal piping for gas-, cooling water-, and N2 system with connecting flanges at battery limit
Shell and tube type heat exchanger for gas cooling
Volume flow regulation and unloading start-up by suction valve unloaders (gas tight) in steps 0 / 50 / 100 %


Codes & Standards:

  • API 618 with deviations
  • GOST TR and EX GOST R certification
  • ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code VIII/Div.1
  • ATEX EN 94/9/EG and EN 13463-1 and 5, IEC 79-8 Class T3

Special features:
The machine is designed for outdoor operation at -47 up to +45°C ambient temperature
All compressor parts are made out of low temperature steel materials
Auxiliary piping systems, such as lube oil system, cooling water instrument tubings are heat traced and insulated.