Processing Equipment: Take Advantage of Liquid-Ring Compressors

These compact devices boast several benefits and suit numerous small services

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Liquid-ring compressors possess a number of desirable features. They provide a fairly steady gas flow with very small pressure fluctuations, and have low noise levels and smooth running characteristics. Including ancillary equipment, they offer a favorable capacity-to-weight ratio and small footprint, which are important advantages for small compressor packages that should be lightweight and compact. Moreover, their full-load and part-load performance is reasonably good, often better than many other compressors. A back-pullout design enables maintenance of the compressors without disassembly of piping and service liquid connections. A liquid-ring compressor (Figure 1)…

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