Burckhardt Compression receives compressor system order


Swiss gas compression solutions company Burckhardt Compression has received a compressor system order from California’s biggest hydrogen station developer and operator FirstElement Fuel.

The company today (10th Nov) said that it had received an order from FirstElement Fuel to help the growth of its “True Zero Hydrogen Network” which it is developing with the State of California, Honda, Toyota, Mitsui and Air Liquide.

As part of the order, Burckhardt will provide a vertical non-lube API-618 compressor, type 3C4YC1.32_1, using its Persisto® sealing material in addition to a Redura® piston and packing configurations for longer running time between maintenance intervals.

Including motor and supporting ancillaries, the unit will be mounted on a single skid for easier and faster installation at site and is designed and configured to ensure no oil contamination of the hydrogen stream.

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