Multidisciplinary Teamwork Identifies a Machine Performance Issue in an Ethylene Process Gas Compressor

Source: AIChE
  • Type:
    Conference Presentation
  • Conference Type:
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
  • Presentation Date:
    April 1, 2019
  • Duration:
    20 minutes
  • Skill Level:
    Intermediate
  • PDHs:
    0.30

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The Process Gas Compressor (PGC) is one of the most critical pieces of operating equipment in the ethylene manufacturing process.
When there is a problem associated with the PGC the required actions can have significant financial impacts. (reducing rates, applying expensive solvents/additives, unplanned outage, ect.)
It is very important to quickly identify machine asset performance issues and apply the proper solutions to the identified issues.
In this case, a multidisciplinary team from Huntsman and SUEZ jointly identified a mechanical issue within the 2nd/3rd stage case by reviewing/evaluating the thermodynamic, aerodynamic, rotor dynamic, auxiliary equipment and mechanical performance vs. design.
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