Posts Tagged ‘antisurge valve’

Selection Criteria in Compressor Anti-Surge Valves

Posted in Final Control Element on Friday, August 18th, 2017. No comments yet
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Some of the most consistently popular posts here on the blog involve compressor anti-surge control. It’s a condition in centrifugal and axial compressors where a flow reversal condition can occur. Wikipedia defines centrifugal compressor surge as: …the point at which the compressor cannot add enough energy to overcome the system resistance or backpressure.[26] This causes […]

Anti-Surge Compressor Control in Action

Posted in Final Control Element on Friday, May 9th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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Compressor surge control, or better stated, anti-surge control, is always a popular subject here on the blog. Posts written years ago still remain highly viewed. Preventing surge is critical for centrifugal and axial compressors. Wikipedia defines it: Axi-symmetric stall, more commonly known as compressor surge; or pressure surge, is a complete breakdown in compression resulting […]