3.2.1. Standard compressors


The table shows the typical areas of work for various standard types of compressors.


Type
Symbol
Op. diagram
Pressure range
[bar]
Volume flow
[m/h]
Plunger
compressor
10 (1-stage)
35 (2-stage)
120
600
Crosshead
compressor
10 (1-stage)
35 (2-stage)
120
600
Diaphragm
compressor
<
low
low
Free piston
compressor

limited use as
gas generator
Rotary vane
compressor
16
4 500
Liquid ring
compressor
10
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Screw
compressor
22
750
Root
compressor
1,6
1 200
Axial
compressor
10
200 000
Radial
compressor
10
200 000