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Hyper compressor from Burckhardt

The Hyper Compressor is a high-pressure reciprocating compressor for low density polyethylene plants and compress ethylene with discharge  pressure up to 3’500 bara (50’000 psia). Burckhardt Compression has an outstanding experience of over 55 years in manufacturing Hyper  Compressors. They excel with long lifetime and high safety requirements thanks to its unique design features and Burckhardt Compression’s  worldwide one-stop service.

The once world’s most powerful compressor, driven by a 27’500 kW (36’900 HP) electric motor and compressing 160 tons of ethylene per hour to a discharge pressure up to 3’100 bara (45’000 psia), was built by Burckhardt Compression in 2007. Since then, Burckhardt Compression was  able to deliver many more projects in this performance range.

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Hyper compressor from Burckhardt

The Hyper Compressor is a high-pressure reciprocating compressor for low density polyethylene plants and compress ethylene with discharge  pressure up to 3’500 bara (50’000 psia). Burckhardt Compression has an outstanding experience of over 55 years in manufacturing Hyper  Compressors. ...


Burckhardt Compression company movie

Burckhardt Compression is a global market leader in the field of reciprocating compressors. It is the only manufacturer that covers a complete range of reciprocating compressor technologies. Compressor systems are designed and manufactured to meet specific customer requirements in the oil & gas, ...