Burckhardt Compression has been awarded two major orders including a Hyper Compressor and a Process Gas Compressor for LDPE plants in Qatar and Venezuela.
Burckhardt Compression received two orders to deliver a K10 Hyper Compressor for LDPE plants in Qatar and Venezuela. Each order also includes an electric motor with 25,000kW (33,500HP) for the Hyper Compressor and a six crank Process Gas Compressor as a booster/primary compressor.
Deliveries of the Hyper Compressors are scheduled for mid-2010.
Hyper Compressors are high pressure reciprocating compressors for low density polyethylene plants and compress ethylene up to 3,500bar (50,000 psi). They excel with a long lifetime and highest safety standards thanks to their unique design features and Burckhardt Compression’s worldwide one-stop service.