Sulzer-Burckhardt Engineering Works Ltd., Switzerland
Press Release of September 2001
Compressor for Polyethylene Plant in Turkey
In July 2001, Sulzer Burckhardt was awarded the contrat to deliver one hyper compressor, type F8, for a tubular low-density polyethylene plant (based on Stamicarbon clean tubular reactor technique) located in Aliaga, Turkey. The general contractor is Technip France in Lyon. The specifications call for a compressor, capable of handling a mass flow of 59 tons per hour at a dischrage pressure of 2650 bar. The total weight of the reciprocating compressor is 150 metric tons. The order is valued at several million USD.
Published in STR 3/2001