This course is a discussion of compressor drivers and maintenance of reciprocating compressors. Included is an overview of compressor drivers and their installation, start-up and maintenance. Routine preventive maintenance for reciprocating compressors is described, along with a discussion of lubricating systems and lubricant types for moving parts.
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe driver types and reciprocating compressor maintenance
- Describe compressor driver types and operations
- Describe valves and rod packing
- Describe lubrication principles and application