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Advanced Design of Packing and Cylinders for Hyper-Compressors for LDPE Production

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Enzo Giacomelli, Franco Graziani, Simone Pratesi

GE Energy-Nuovo Pignone, Florence, Italy

Giovanni Zonfrillo, Iacopo Giovannetti

University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Paper No. PVP2005-71291, pp. 33-39; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2005-71291
From:
  • ASME 2005 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Volume 5: High Pressure Technology, Nondestructive Evaluation, Pipeline Systems, Student Paper Competition
  • Denver, Colorado, USA, July 17–21, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4190-1 | eISBN: 0-7918-3763-7
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME

abstract

The optimization of packing cup geometry is important for improving the reliability of hyper-compressors. The complex arrangement and the transmission of loads through the various components requires the use of FEA to properly determine the stress level. The need to reduce the sensitivity to external factors requires an investigation with more advanced simulations. The entire cylinder and associated components such as head flanges, cylinder chambers and tie rods, were modeled. This provided the characteristics of the interfaces and the boundary conditions necessary to simulate the packing cups. Considering the thickness, ring housing profile, lube-oil holes, mating surfaces, interference-fit and diameter make it possible to obtain the stresses at the most critical points. This new simulation approach shows the effect of the parameters that influence the stress level at critical points, thus optimizing the packing cup profile and its relevant features.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME

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