In May 2015, a K-3603 HHP BOG compressor tripped on high-high radial vibration, exceeding trip setting 83 μm peak to peak as the compressor discharge pressure increased to 68 bars.
- Ahmad Fadzli
- MLNG Sdn. Bhd.
There are many advantages that vertical pumps provide over horizontally mounted pumps and when they operate properly they generally provide many years of reliable, maintenance free operation. However, in almost any plant with a large inventory of vertical pumps they will have one or more of these pumps that are considered “bad actors”...