We always wondered where George Lucas got the inspiration for the IT-O Interrogator droid. If you know, you know. Reciprocating compressors can come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. These 3 pictures are a small sample — the round compressor is from a small horsepower unit found in a machine shop. The rectangular body is common in high pressure applications like storage fields and process applications. And lastly, the old faithful is a sample of very large cylinder found in a “main-line” compressor station. Join us at the Eastern Gas Compression Roundtable on May 3-5, 2022 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.
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