Duisburg

Mega-test center

The mega-test center in Duisburg can test compressor trains weighing up to 700 tons and can accommodate up to six compressor trains at once. Capable of full-load, closed-loop compressor string tests to 100 MW, the 591-foot-long (180-meter-long), 131-foot-wide (40-meter-wide) and 115-foot-high (35-meter-high) test center strengthened the company’s position as a leader in the oil and […]

World’s largest geared compressor rotor manufactured in Duisburg

Siemens manufactured and tested the world’s largest geared compressor rotor at its Duisburg, Germany facility. With a diameter of 1.8 meters (5.9 feet), the first-stage impeller is the largest installed on an integral-geared compressor rotor. The impeller was balanced in Duisburg at a speed of 3,970 revolutions per minute. At its average operating speed, the […]

Duisburg, Germany: where the Ruhr meets the Rhine

Editor’s Note: Over the years, Siemens has acquired several well-known suppliers in the compressor segment, including Mannesmann Demag, Demag Delaval, Delaval-Stork, Delaval, Kühnle, Kopp & Kausch (KK&K), PGW Turbo, and most recently, Dresser-Rand. Today, the Duisburg, Germany site is a major operation within the Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power and Gas Division. Chimneys, industrial […]