Integral Electric Motor Driven Compressor

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The Dresser-Rand DATUM® C centrifugal compressor is an integrated, electric motor driven compressor designed for natural gas pipeline and process gas applications.

  • Integrated, high-speed, induction electric motor
  • Available in single stage overhung and multi-stage beam-style configurations
  • Natural gas cooled or hydrogen cooled motor
  • In-line piping flanges for single stage compressor configurations
  • Variable-speed operation
  • Zero hydrocarbon leakage to the atmosphere
  • Magnetic bearings for compressor and motor

Environmentally friendly

  • Emission-free design
  • Quiet operation
  • Reduced footprint
  • No on-site leakage from shaft seals
  • Magnetic bearings that eliminate need for oil lubrication
  • Unit can remain pressurized during shutdowns, reducing start-up time

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DATUM C Models Chart

Frame Flange size
max. in (mm)
Case rating
max. psi (bars)
Capacity
max. acfm (chm)
Number of
impellers max.
Frame speed
max. rpm
D8 20 (508) 5,000 (350) 13,000 (22,087) 6 16,000
D10 20 (508) 5,000 (350) 18,000 (30,582) 6 14,000
D12 24 (610) 5,000 (350) 24,000 (40,776) 6 12,000
D14 30 (762) 5,000 (350) 32,000 (54,386) 6 10,000
D16 36 (914) 5,000 (350) 43,000 (73,057) 6 9,000