We regret that all our customer training courses have been canceled until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak. All planned training sessions will be rescheduled at a later date. We are closely monitoring the global situation and will keep you informed of any relevant changes.

We look forward to inviting you to a training session as soon as the situation permits.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please don’t hesitate to contact our Training Team.


Compressor technology training

Get your chance

A customized training from the market leader in reciprocating compressors. Benefit from our comprehensive in-house expertise and experience across a complete range of compressors, with discharge pressures up to 3`500 bar.


Who is the training for?

  • For newcomers to compressors looking to build up their know-how.
  • For experienced individuals who want to learn how to optimize the efficiency and performance of reciprocating compressors.


The full range of training

The training consists of, but is not restricted to:


Basic information about reciprocating compressors

  • Introduction
  • Hazards associated with reciprocating compressors
  • Basic compression theory


Machine configuration

  • Machine layout


Compressor components

  • Foundation
  • Crankgear
  • Cylinders
  • Valves
  • Rings &  Packings
  • Pistons
  • Oil scrapers



  • Running maintenance
  • Replacement of wear parts
  • Tightening methods



  • Start-up and shutdown
  • Normal running
  • Alarms and trips
  • Emergency procedures
  • Fault finding
  • Documentation


Compressor auxiliary systems

  • Crankgear lubrication
  • Cylinder lubrication
  • Cooling
  • Monitoring


Specific sessions

  • Design features
  • Thermodynamics
  • Instrumentation
  • Prognost® condition monitoring and diagnostic systems
  • DCS and monitoring
  • Process environment


General information

Location:  Winterthur, Switzerland.   Customer site on request

Languages:  English/German. Other languages on request

Number of participants:  Groups of 3-8 people


Training includes

  • Journey instructions will be issued when training confirmed
  • Bus tickets in Winterthur to and from the training venue
  • Personal protective equipment provided for the duration of the training
  • Meals and refreshments during training
  • Course material
  • Certificate of participation


Training Center

Our modern facility is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for both theory and hands-on training. Located next door to the compressor production & testing facilities you will visit the production area for new compressors and compressor components and see the vast production machinery and capabilities of this modern manufacturing site.


Training Team

Qualified professionals with comprehensive knowledge of the entire life-cycle of a compressor. They are supported by over 50 internal subject specialists who provide deep insights into areas not normally covered during ordinary compressor training.

David Goodwin 

David is our professional trainer with years of experience both as an instructor and a compressor technician.
Over several decades he has gained tremendous knowledge working with compressors in a variety of industrial sectors. He began his career in compressor manufacturing & assembly followed by assignments worldwide as a front sales engineer and is now working as a passionate technical trainer, so David is familiar with every aspect of reciprocating compressors.
Always eager to share his knowledge and help others to learn more in the most satisfying way possible, he comes to work with a smile.




Training contact

For further information please  contact our training team.


Evren Eyuep Doganlar

Evren is your first point of contact concerning the training offer.
He has extensive experience creating specific training programs for our customers and will gladly support you with your training requirements and needs.

Please do not hesitate to contact him; he will gladly handle all your inquiries.






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