Rapid redesign of compressor seals for North Sea platform
When a compressor used in transporting gas from a North Sea gas platform to onshore storage facilities failed unexpectedly, PPE were contacted and tasked with replacing the failed scarf-jointed, cord seal with a more reliable seal.
Within 48 hours PPE’s rapid response service designed and manufactured a 1.2m diameter O-ring made from explosive decompression resistant FKM elastomer.
As a result, the new seal has provided longer production up-times and eliminated the unpredictability of using the previous jointed cord seals.
- Saved thousands of pounds in lost production
- Increased up-time from superior seal performance
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