Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Technical Review
    Vol. 51 No. 3 (2014)   Machinery, Equipment & Infrastructure
    Technical Papers

    Verification Test of 700 bar Super High Pressure Robust Compressor


    It is expected that the resource and energy field, which accounts for approximately half of the compressor market, will continue to grow in the future. In this field, operating experience is important, and high robustness and reliability are required of equipment. Among such equipment, super high pressure range gas injection compressors have higher technical difficulty and therefore have many technical issues that need to be solved. We have investigated the challenges that need to be overcome and have developed super high pressure gas injection compressor (hereinafter referred to as the super high pressure compressor) with high robustness. We have also implemented verification tests that simulated all on-site operating conditions including CO2 concentration, pressure, rotating speed and changes in gas quantity in order to verify the robustness. This report describes these technological development and verification test results.