On-Site Machining of a Hyper Crankcase at a LDPE Plant

October 13, 2020

The high market demand for LDPE required Transformadora de Etileno A.I.E. (TDE), a manufacturer of low-density polyethylene in Tarragona, Spain, to run its production lines with the highest possible performance. After 180'000 hours in operation, TDE detected hard fretting damages on contact the surfaces between Hyper Compressor crankcase and distance pieces.