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Sizing Fundamentals for Reciprocating Compressors

Posted by IAP on 5/9/2017

A Tech Brief from CT2

The task of sizing reciprocating compressors goes back many decades. Today, most reciprocating compressor OEMs provide powerful sizing software to aid engineers and end users. Nevertheless, without proper care and attention to detail, these sizing tools may generate misleading and undesirable hardware suggestions. Therefore, a fundamental understanding of the sizing process empowers users with the knowledge of what’s really happening when they click on the mysterious Auto size button.  
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