High speed turbo-gears

BCSA GEAR has 50 years experience in design, manufacture and installation of turbo gearboxes. We design and manufacture high-speed turbo-gears used as interface between an electric engine and compressors.

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Turbo gearbox between an electric motor / centrifugal compressor (1200 kW at 15000 rpm)

high speed turbo gear electric engine centrifugal compressor
TU 400 type turbo gearbox on plain bearings. Power capacity 1,243 kW, Input speed 1,800 rpm, output speed 15,680 rpm. The gearbox is designed and manufactured by BCSA GEAR to drive a centrifugal compressor. The picture shows BCSA GEAR’s command of the instrumentation of this type of gearbox (displacement, vibration and temperature sensors) to the API 613 standard.

 

Gearbox between an electric motor / centrifugal compressor (5800 kW at 9200 rpm)

turbo multiplier electric engine
Turbo multiplicateur type TU 560, sur paliers lisses Puissance transmissible 5 810 kW, Vitesse d’entrée 1 480 tr/min Vitesse de sortie 9 230 tr/min Ce turbo multiplicateur a été conçu et fabriqué par BCSA GEAR pour l’entraînement d’un compresseur centrifuge. Cet appareil est installé chez Qatar Gaz.

 

Gearbox between an electric motor / centrifugal compressor (2100 kW at 17300 rpm)

turbo multiplier electric engine centrifugal compressor
TU 500 type turbo gearbox on plain bearings. Power capacity 2,060 kW, Input speed 1,480 rpm, output speed 14,629 rpm. The gearbox with a ratio of over 9 is designed and manufactured by BCSA GEAR to drive a centrifugal compressor.

 

Gearbox between an electric motor / centrifugal compressor (2100 kW at 14600 rpm)

turbo multiplier electric engine gaz compressor
TU 280 type turbo gearbox on plain bearings. Power capacity 2,145 kW, Input speed 2,985 rpm. Output speed 17,342 rpm. The turbo gearbox is fitted with a driven pump to guarantee lubrication of the bearings in the event of a power cut. This turbo gearbox was designed and built by BCSA GEAR to drive a centrifugal gas compressor. This gearbox is installed at ABB Power Generation.

 

Gearbox between an electric motor / centrifugal compressor (1500 kW at 10900 rpm)

turbo gearbox multiplier electric engine
TU 360 type turbo gearbox on plain bearings. Power capacity 1,500 kW, Input speed 1,480 rpm, output speed 9,230 rpm. The turbo gearbox is designed and manufactured by BCSA GEAR to drive a centrifugal compressor. The turbo gearbox was designed-to-measure to be fitted in place of the existing original turbo gearbox.

 

Reduction gearbox between an electric motor / alternating compressor (620 kW at 370 rpm)

reduction gearbox electric engine alternating compressor
TU 500 type turbo gearbox on plain bearings. Power capacity 620 kW, Input speed 1,490 rpm, output speed 367 rpm. This turbo gearbox was designed and manufactured by BCSA GEAR to drive an alternating compressor in place of an appliance that is now obsolete. It is fitted with a driven pump and an ATEX temperature sensor. The lubrication system was also supplied by BCSA GEAR.

 

Gearbox between an electric motor / centrifugal compressor (500 kW at 13,100 rpm)

turbo multiplier electric motor compressor
TU 190 type turbo gearbox on plain bearings. Power capacity 500 kW, Input speed 2,979 rpm, output speed 13,141 rpm. The turbo gearbox is designed and manufactured by BCSA GEAR to drive a centrifugal blower. It is fitted with a driven pump.

 

Gearbox between the turbine and the alternator (3560 kW at 12,100 rpm)

 

turbo gearbox turbine alternator
TU 320 type turbo reduction gearbox on plain bearings. Power capacity 3,564 kW, Input speed 12,150 rpm, output speed 3,888 rpm. The turbo gearbox is designed and manufactured by BCSA GEAR to drive a turbo-alternator. The turbo gearbox was designed to measure to be fitted in place of the existing original turbo gearbox.

 

Turbo gearbox being assembled in our factory

 

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Turbo gearbox being assembled in our factory.

 


Thanks to this technological experience and its design office, BCSA GEAR can offer custom turbo gearbox solutions such as the replacement of all types of existing turbo gearboxes between 50 kW and 15 MW for all types of applications: compressors, turbines, turbo gearboxes, alternators, generators, pumps, blowers, etc
BCSA GEAR has a command of ISO, AGMA and API 613 calculation standards.
BCSA GEAR can study all the technical solutions at the heart of your speciality.

Our turbo gearboxes are used in the following industrial sectors:

    • Oil and gas, Petrochemicals (centrifugal compressors, centrifugal pumps, blowers, etc)
    • Energy (Turbines, turbo-alternators, generators, etc)

Our strengths

    • Custom solutions and replacement of existing damaged or obsolete turbo gearboxes.
    • Skilled teams with competences connected with high power and high rotational speeds (gear tooth grinding, balance, critical speeds, vibration analysis and measurement, and lubrication

 

Our references: ABB, ATOFINA, ARKEMA, DRESSER RAND, EXXONMOBIL, FERTIAL, GAZPROM, GCT, GE – AC COMPRESSOR, GE-THERMODYN, GUINARD POMPES, HOWDEN PROCESS, INEOS, MAN TURBO, MARATHON OIL, NIOC, SASOL, SIEMENS, SONATRACH, etc.

 

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