Edit ModuleShow Tags

Pulling For A New Approach


Three screw pumps are commonly used as lube oil pumps for compressors, gearboxes, turbines and other rotating equipment. Their popularity stems from the efficient, reliable and long-lasting service they provide.

While most lube oil pumps are only exposed to ambient pressure at the pump inlet port, there are some applications where the pump sees high inlet pressures.This poses a huge challenge for the pump seal solution and pump construction. In many pump designs it can also lead to high bearing and seal loads that negatively affect the pump and seal life.

Read the full article in the January/February issue of COMPRESSORtech2.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Recent Articles

Repeat Business In Columbia For Capstone

Capstone Turbine Corp. received an order for a C600 microturbine to power a gas compression station for a repeat oil and gas customer in Colombia.

Cat Lands Largest Order Of Gas Compression Engines

Compressor Nightmares - October 2015

Answer: Compressor Nightmares - October 2015

SKF, Hanbell To Develop Magnetic Chiller Compressors

SKF has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hanbell to jointly developing magnetic chiller centrifugal compressors.