Process Gas Compressors

Process Gas Compressors – Comprehensive API 618 Compressor Portfolio

As your partner, Burckhardt Compression supports you in all phases of your project. From the first idea until the end of your facility’s lifetime. We understand the different customer needs in terms of specification and cost-efficiency. Our gas compression experts support you in the selection and specification of the best Process Gas Compressor solution for your project.

We offer a complete range of API 618 Process Gas Compressor systems, from solutions with the highest possible availability and lowest life cycle costs to CAPEX-optimized systems, for all processes that require reciprocating compressors. In addition, our customers can benefit from a wide range of standardized sets and products based on decades of experience in industrial gas compression.

Markets and Applications

Markets and ApplicationsProcess Gas Compressor – Application Overview (click to enlarge)

Two Product Lines – A Comprehensive Portfolio

In addition to our premium API 618 Process Gas Compressors, which are specifically designed for lowest total cost of ownership (TCO). We offer a robust, modular and CAPEX-optimized API 618 Process Gas Compressors product line with the brand name BCS. This enables Burckhardt Compression to offer a complete portfolio which covers the preferences of all our customers.

Process Gas Compressors
by Burckhardt Compression


Burckhardt Compression offers process gas
compressors for most demanding and complex applications up to 1’000 bar/14’500 psi (lubricated) and 450 bar/6’530 psi (non-lubricated) discharge pressure. The compressor, designed in Switzerland, is optimized to the customer’s process conditions in order to achieve longest possible lifetime and highest level of reliability.

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BCS Process Gas Compressors
 


BCS Compressors offers an extended range of compressors solutions, up to 200 bar/2’900 psi (lubricated) and 70 bar/1’015 psi (non-lubricated) discharge pressure. The modular compressor design enables cost-efficient engineering and manufacturing resulting in a capex-oriented compressor system, according to API 618 requirements.
 

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Process Gas Compressors by Burckhardt Compression

Design Features

Design Features
Design Features (click to enlarge)

Dimensions

Type Max. Speed
(rpm)
Rated Power
(kW / hp)
Max. Rod Load
(kN / lbs)
Width
(mm / in)
Height
(mm / in)
Length
(mm / in)
Cranks
BY 850 800 / 1’000 100 / 22’500 4’400 / 173 1’100 / 43 900 / 35
1’500 / 59
2
4
BF 600 2’200 / 3’000 145 / 32’500 6’700 / 264 1’400 / 55 1’560 / 61
2’300 / 91
2
4
BS 750 2’400 / 3’200 200 / 44’500 5’600 / 220 1’200 / 47 1’000 / 40
2’150 / 84
3’350 / 131
2
4
6
BX 520 5’400 / 7’200 350 / 79’000 7’750 / 305 1’390 / 54 890 / 35
2’150 / 84
3’390 / 133
2
4
6
BA 500 9’500 / 12’700 550 / 124’000 8’000 / 314 1’390 / 54 1’000 / 40
2’800 / 110
4’600 / 181
6’400 / 251
2
4
6
8
BC 450 16’000 / 21’700 900 / 200’000 9’500 / 374 1’600 / 63 1’500 / 59
3’500 / 138
5’500 / 216
7’500 / 295
2
4
6
8
BE 429 31’000 / 42’100 1’700 / 382’000 11’500 / 453 1’900 / 75 1’800 / 70
4’000 / 158
6’200 / 244
8’800 / 347
2
4
6
8

Vertical 1, 2, 3 and 4 crank BY and BS compressors are also available as CY and CS.

Performance Range

Performance Range
Performance Range (click to enlarge)