Engineered Solutions

D-R Eliminates High Vibration Levels In Gas Compressor

A charge gas compressor train at an ethylene plant was exhibiting high vibration levels in the low-pressure casing before crossing first critical speed. These vibration levels prevented the train from reaching its design operating speed of 5,800 rpm. With only a 45-day window to identify the cause of the vibration and fix it, Petroquimica Mexicana de Vinilo (PMV) asked Dresser-Rand engineers […]