Wednesday, 19 December 2018

IGC compressors help deliver efficiency boost

Ingersoll Rand MSG-2/3 centrifugal air & gas compressor Ingersoll Rand MSG-2/3 centrifugal air & gas compressor

Research into Integrally Geared Centrifugal (IGC) compressors for gas-fired power units can maximise operating pressures and flows while optimizing the plant's efficiency. “In terms of efficiency, it is typical that we can offer 2-5% of efficiency enhancements," an Ingersoll Rand product manager said, "and in more extreme cases we have seen where we improve that range as high as 10-15% depending on the next best alternative.”

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