Introducing the LMRC by W. Norm Shade, PE A collaborative effort by ACI Services Inc., Libertine FPE Ltd., Southwest Research Institute, and the U.S. Department of Energy. The industry’s first hermetically-sealed Linear Motor Reciprocating Compressor.
New GMRC Field Gas Compressor Package Guideline By W. Norm Shade, PE With the wide-spread use of high-speed separable reciprocating compressors throughout the oil and natural gas industry, the GMRC has been active in developing better guidelines and practices for the specification, design and application of this type of compression equipment. Two documents were developed […]
Valve-in-Head Compressor Cylinder Replacement Reciprocating compressors are the heart and soul of production in the gas industry. Continued operation of this compressor over time is critical because so many other elements of the industry – from the refineries and production plants to the gas pipeline transmission operations – depend on them. (more…)
Replacement piston and rod assemblies Compressor components do an enormous amount of work. Over time, they accumulate wear that can degrade compressor performance and if left unchecked, can compromise safety. To address this, ACI Services offers a complete line of replacement piston and rod options for reciprocating compressors. (more…)
Compressor performance curves made easy Modeling compressor performance curves can be complicated. That’s why ACI Services, Inc., offers its free, downloadable eRCM Viewer modeling software, available for Windows-based PCs. The software operates on the Windows .NET Framework. PCs running newer Windows implementations (Vista, 7, 8, 10, etc.) are supported. Windows XT is no longer supported. […]