Gas compressors used in various industries, from oil and gas tank vapor control to biogas methane capture, require capacity control to handle the variability in gas production. This article will provide a brief overview on methods of controlling positive displacement compressor capacity. […]
One misunderstood aspect of a Ro-Flo rotary vane compressor is the integral cooling system. When looking at the compression system as a whole, the cooling system temperature is sometimes adjusted to help control the process gas temperature.
Rotary vane compressors are known for their ability to handle saturated and corrosive gases. Their durability in tough environments is why they are commonly chosen for vapor recovery, flare gas and various industrial process gas applications.
When the discharge pressure needed for an application cannot be reached with a single stage gas compressor, a two stage gas compressor is needed. While a two stage gas compressor is more expensive, more complicated to operate, and requires additional equipment, there’s simply no other way to reach a higher discharge pressure if a single stage gas compressor isn’t cutting it.
Compressor testing can be utilized to validate expected performance, analyze product developments, determine baseline data in a controlled environment, troubleshoot unexpected or undesirable operation and much more.
Sour gas is any gas containing significant amounts, typically above 20ppm, of hydrogen sulfide (H2S). H2S is a colorless gas that is heavier than air and harmful to humans at concentrations of 20 ppm in air.
Biogas is a natural energy source made from the decomposition of biological matter. More simply put, when food, animal waste, plants, sewage, and other natural waste is broken down by bacteria, a gas is formed that includes methane.