Gas Compression Systems

Our gas compression heat exchangers are the primary apparatus used to protect gas compression equipment and control the conditioning of natural gas from the wellhead through compression, processing and delivery from underground reserves through the major pipeline distribution channels.

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Model EH

Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers Model EH is the most widely-used cooler in the world, an engine-driven cooler that is accepted and respected in the gas compression industry. This compact, unitized cooler combines engine and compressor cooling in a single unit.

 
Specifications
  • Fan diameters from 24” to 168”
  • Engine drive and electric motor drive configurations
  • Typical compression HP: 100-2,000
Advantages
  • Cooler finish per customer specifications, including tint-to-match paint and galvanizing
  • Auxiliary louvers (manual or automated) located upstream of the cooling sections to provide additional protection in cold weather climates
  • Automated louver control, typically using pneumatic actuators
  • Warm air recirculation systems to better control process outlet temperature in cold weather climates
  • Hailguard over air discharge duct to protect cooling sections
  • Low noise emission fans
  • Bug screens/lint screens over air intake to minimize external fouling of cooling sections
Optional Features
  • Compact, unitized cooler combines engine and compressor cooling in a single unit
  • The unique sloped section arrangement provides greater cooling capacity within a given plot area and reduces packaging costs by minimizing the cooler footprint
  • Forced-draft fan moves cool air through the unit, which results in lower fan horsepower requirements and higher efficiency
  • Plenum design, adjustable shutters and/or fixed turning vanes are integral to the design and help guide airflow through the cooler, improving exit air velocity and reducing air recirculation
  • Vertical discharge minimizes the effects of wind variation and location of adjacent equipment
  • Center of gravity located near the unit’s physical midpoint, promoting safer transportation and handling
  • Rotating components are located in the cool air stream of the cooler, promoting longer life, ease of visual inspection and safer maintenance

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Model Z

Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers Model Z is a bolt-together, horizontal cooler designed for high horsepower applications. The Model Z is available from AXC in single and multi-fan configurations to span a wide range of horsepower requirements. The Model Z is typically electric motor drive, but this style cooler accommodates other drive styles as well, including hydraulic motor drive.

 
Specifications
  • Fan diameters from 48” to 204”
  • Electric motor or hydraulic drive configurations
  • Single and multi-fan
  • Forced or induced draft
  • Typical compression HP: 500-10,000
Advantages
  • Cooler finish per customer specifications, including tint-to-match paint and galvanizing
  • Multi-speed drives or auto-variable fans can provide superior degree of temperature control
  • Column extensions available to accommodate any headroom clearance
  • Framed drive-mount system, allowing side access for easier electric motor maintenance and improved structural integrity
  • Louvers (manual or automated) downstream of the cooling sections to control air flow for temperature control
  • Auxiliary louvers (manual or automated) located upstream of the cooling sections to provide additional protection in cold weather climates
  • Warm air recirculation systems available over the end or side of the unit to better control process outlet temperature in cold weather climates
  • Hailguard over cooling section coils, independent or integral with shutters, to protect cooling sections
  • Low noise emission fans
  • Bug screens/lint screens over air intake to minimize external fouling of cooling sections
Optional Features
  • Fan diameters from 48” to 204”
  • Electric motor or hydraulic drive configurations
  • Single and multi-fan
  • Forced or induced draft
  • Typical compression HP: 500-10,000

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Model F

Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers Model F is the original, horizontal coil, multiple vertical fan cooler. With its patented, forced-draft vertical air discharge design, it is the ideal solution in high horsepower, engine-driven applications. The Model F is available in single or multi-fan configurations to cover a wide range of horsepower requirements.

Model F is available as Model F2 or Model F3.

 
Specifications
  • Fan diameters from 48” to 156”
  • Typical compression HP: 250-4,500
Advantages
  • Cooler finish per customer specifications, including tint-to-match paint and galvanizing
  • Louvers (manual or automated) downstream of the cooling sections to control air flow for temperature control
  • Auxiliary louvers (manual or automated) located upstream of the cooling sections to provide additional protection in cold weather climates
  • Hailguard over cooling sections, independent or integral with shutters, to protect cooling sections
  • Low noise emission fans
  • Bug screens/lint screens over air intake to minimize external fouling of cooling sections
Optional Features
  • Low profile design and narrow width reduce special shipping and construction costs
  • Rotating components are located in the cool air stream of the cooler, promoting longer life, ease of visual inspection and safer maintenance
  • Engine, compressor and multiple-stage gas cooling all in a single cooler, reducing shipping and installation cost
  • Forced-draft design moves cool air through the unit, which results in lower fan horsepower requirements and higher efficiency
  • AXC rating procedures provide nozzle arrangements that facilitate installation and reduce piping costs
  • Vertical discharge cooler features an individual plenum chamber for each fan, ensuring reliable operation

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Model H

Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers Model H is a skid-mounted, horizontal cooler used in a variety of applications. Also available in a two-fan configuration, the Model H is designed for electric motor or hydraulic drives. With its skid-mounted design, our Model H is ideal for a wide range of site conditions.

Also available as AXC Model 2H.
 
Specifications
  • Fan diameters from 24” to 144”
  • Single and multi-fan configurations
  • Forced or induced draft
  • Electric motor or hydraulic drive configuration
  • Typical compression HP:100-2,000
Advantages
  • Cooler finish per customer specifications, including tint-to-match paint and galvanizing
  • Multi-speed drives or auto variable fans can provide superior degree of temperature control
  • Louvers (manual or automated) located upstream of the cooling sections to provide additional protection in cold weather climates
  • Warm air recirculation systems available over the end or side of the unit to better control process outlet temperature in cold weather climates
  • Hailguard over cooling sections, independent or integral with shutters, to protect cooling sections
  • Low noise emission fans
  • Bug screens/lint screen over air intake to minimize external fouling of cooling sections
Optional Features
  • Structural strength
  • Skid mounted for an array of site conditions
  • Adaptable to a variety of fan drive types
  • Drives can be mounted to the internal substructure providing lower profile
  • Convenient accessibility to all components: fan, drive and bearings

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Model VI
Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers Model VI is a vertical discharge, induced-draft cooler combining engine and compressor cooling service in a single unit. The Model VI is adaptable for both engine drive and electric motor drive types.
 
Specifications
  • Fan diameters from 36” to 168”
  • Engine drive and electric motor drive configurations
  • Typical compression HP: 100-600
Advantages
  • Cooler finish per customer specifications, including tint-to-match paint and galvanizing
  • Louvers (manual or automated) upstream of the cooling sections to control air flow for temperature control
  • Automated louver control operated typically with pneumatic actuators
  • Hailguard over air discharge duct
  • Low noise emission fans
  • Bug screens/lint screens over air intake to minimize external fouling of cooling sections
Optional Features
  • Sections are easily accessible in applications requiring frequent section change-out
  • Core guards protect cooling sections when louvers are not desired
  • Combines engine and compressor cooling service in a single structure

Expand/Collapse Tab Model VV

Model VV
Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers Model VV is the cost-effective solution for low horsepower gas, water and lube oil cooling, combining high performance with smaller horsepower design. The Model VV has the flexibility to be either engine driven or electric motor driven.
 
Specifications
  • Fan diameters from 18” to 60”
  • Engine drive and electric motor drive configurations
  • Typical compression HP: 50-250
Advantages
  • Cooler finish per customer specifications, including tint-to-match paint and galvanizing
  • Louvers (manual or automated) to control air flow for temperature control
  • Bug screens/lint screens over air intake to minimize external fouling of cooler sections
Optional Features
  • Horizontal air flow may be either forced or induced draft to meet individual installation requirements
  • Easily adaptable to a variety of drive types
  • Designed to be compact and portable
  • Core guards protect cooling sections when louvers are not required