Compressed Air Systems – Reciprocating Compressors - Course No. 133

Principles of operation, identification of parts and operating procedures.

Course No. 133

5 hours

Compressed Air Systems – Reciprocating Compressors

Identification and operating sequence of the basic parts of a reciprocating compressor; name, purpose and airflow for each piece of equipment in a reciprocating compressor system; lubricated and non-lubricated compressors; drain traps; regulation of compressor capacity by inlet valve lifters and cylinder clearance pockets; compressor start-up procedure; operating observations; and compressor shutdown procedure.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of the fundamental principles of compressed air systems.

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