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What is the advantages and disadvantages of reciprocating compressor?

What is the advantages and disadvantages of reciprocating compressor?
Update Time:2017-08-29
Q: What is the advantages and disadvantages of Reciprocating compressor?
A: Advantage of reciprocating compressor
Advantages
1. Wide pressure range application;
2. High thermal efficiency, and less power consumption;
3. Big discharge range, can meet big range of capacity requirements;
4. high maintainability;
5. Mature processing technology;

Disadvantages

1. can not realize high revolving speed;
2. Exhaust not continuously,easily occur gas flow fluctuation;
3. Complicated structure and more vulnerable parts lead large amount maintenance ;
4. big vibriation;
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