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Title:
PREVENTING DEFORMATION OF FRAME ON A RECIPROCATING COMPRESSOR
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/132492
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A stability mechanism (134, 136, 138) that can reduce deformation of a frame (104) of a compressor. The stability mechanism (134, 136, 138) can have a support member (100) with an x-shaped configuration having a pair of peripheral members (148, 150) and diagonal components (169, 171) disposed therebetween. In use, the support member (100) can work in combination with elongated "tie bars" (136, 138) to prevent deformation of the frame (104) that may result from installation and/or use of the compressor.

Inventors:
HERRERA, Robert, Lee (16250 Port Northwest Drive, Houston, TX, 77041, US)
KETKAR, Aniruddha (16250 Port Northwest Drive, Houston, TX, 77041, US)
PAMIO, Federico (16250 Port Northwest Drive, Houston, TX, 77041, US)
PEARL, Kent (16250 Port Northwest Drive, Houston, TX, 77041, US)
RAMAKUMAR, Karthik (16250 Port Northwest Drive, Houston, TX, 77041, US)
Application Number:
US2017/015309
Publication Date:
August 31, 2017
Filing Date:
January 27, 2017
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
GE OIL GAS COMPRESSION SYSTEMS LLC (4425 Westway Park Blvd, Houston, TX, 77041, US)
International Classes:
F04B53/16
Domestic Patent References:
WO2008010490A12008-01-24
WO1999015791A11999-04-01
Foreign References:
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FR2934185A12010-01-29
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US1429829A1922-09-19
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
POLLANDER, Laura, L. et al. (General Electric Company, Global Patent Operation901 Main Avenue, 3rd Floo, Norwalk CT, 06851, US)
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