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Title:
COMPRESSOR HAVING A SUCTION LINE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A COMPRESSOR
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/134869
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The disclosure relates to a compressor (100), in particular a screw compressor, for generating compressed air and to a method for controlling such a compressor (100). The compressor (100) comprises a compressor block (4) with liquid injection for compressing suctioned air, a liquid separator (5) which is connected to the compressor block (4) via a pressure line (52) and has a separation container (6) and a fine particle separator (7), a return line (53) for recirculating separated liquid from the separation container (6) into the compressor block (4), a suction line (56) for suctioning liquid from at least one suction point (33) of the fine particle separator (7) to a supply point (34) in order to supply the suctioned liquid to the compressor block (4), a controllable valve (19) for regulating the flow rate through the suction line (56), a control unit (60) for controlling the valve (19), and a media change sensor (18) for detecting a media change of a medium flowing in the suction line (56), in particular of suctioned liquid to compressed air, which is connected to the control unit (60).

Inventors:
LUCKNER PETER (DE)
BITTERMANN THOMAS (DE)
Application Number:
EP2018/086819
Publication Date:
January 02, 2020
Filing Date:
December 21, 2018
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Assignee:
KAESER KOMPRESSOREN SE (DE)
International Classes:
F04C29/00; F04C18/16; F04C29/02
Domestic Patent References:
WO2017174129A12017-10-12
WO2013153970A12013-10-17
WO2007076213A12007-07-05
Foreign References:
CN103306981A2013-09-18
US2701684A1955-02-08
US6116046A2000-09-12
EP1669607A22006-06-14
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ZECH, Stefan M. (DE)
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