Centrifugal Compressor

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  • Fees : 2900 $
  • Date 03 Feb 2019
  • Location Dubai, English


Centrifugal Compressor 


Course Description:


Efficient Compressor operations are paramount to overall effective plant objectives ensuring minimum down times. The variety of this machinery brings certain complexities when identifying problems and conducting the specific maintenance requirements.


This program is designed to assist technicians and engineers in identifying the various compressors they will be expected handle. It will detail the how to conduct scheduled maintenance and how to replace parts and trouble shooting methods based on manufacturers and practical experiences. 


Learning Objectives:


This program will provide the skills and practical knowledge to identify the compressor in general service and the various maintenance methods plus the number of practical fault finding techniques available. It will also cover the main problems associated with wear and tear and minimizing down times along with lubrication requirements.


  • A complete understanding as to the types, functions and operation of Centrifugal Compressors
  • The maintenance techniques involved with Centrifugal Compressors.
  • Fault checking, diagnosis and recommended  methods of maintenance or repair
  • Analysis and assessing wear and tear and replacement of parts



Course Duration: Five Days



Who Should Attend:


Engineers and Technicians involved with maintenance programs and are responsible for day-to-day servicing and operational efficiency. Also plant and maintenance engineers, process engineers and maintenance managers. May also be invaluable to supervisors who are involved in compressor maintenance schedules. 







Daily Contents:


First Day:


  • Centrifugal Compressors: Identification and Functions 
  • Applications, Usage and Limitations
  • Design and Technical: Compressor rotors, Impellers, Casings,
  • Seals Diaphragms, Nozzles, Gland Systems
  • Balancing
  • Bearings



Second Day:


  •  Alignment Techniques and Support: Dial Indicator Methods, Laser Optic Cold Alignment, On stream, Hot Alignment Verification Techniques
  • Compressor Parameters: Thermodynamics, Capacity, Power, Efficiencies
  • Selection of Centrifugal Process Compressors: Calculation methods, Characteristic Curves, Stability
  • Selection of Centrifugal Process Compressors: Calculation Methods, Volumetric Efficiency, Multi-staging, Frame Loads, Characteristic Curves


Third Day:


  • Preventative Maintenance: Methods, Prevention programs
  • Mechanical Seals: Types, Selection
  • Replacing Seals: Techniques and methods, Packed Glands, Selection, Replacement etc.
  • Mechanical Checks: Procedures and Controlled
  • Overhauls and Repairs: Preparing, Inspecting and Assembling Components
  • Replacement: Broken, Defective or Worn Components


Fourth Day:


  • Basic Trouble Shooting: Failures, Defects, Design Problems
  • Selection of Screw Compressors: Advantages and Disadvantages  
  • Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Techniques
  • Lubrication Techniques
  • Overall Troubleshooting and maintenance techniques








Fifth Day:


  • Maintenance skills: Development and Implementing, Manuals and Information sources
  • Maintaining Records: Maintenance, Repairs and Decisions 
  • Case studies and discussions
  • Course Evaluation
  • Course Summary

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