Spare Rotor Test

Spare rotors are frequently part of a new compressor contract. A decision must be made regarding the testing of the spare rotor. The recommended practice is to mechanically run spare rotors, using the same procedures used for the main. As a matter of logistics, the compressor is usually shipped with the last run rotor. If a performance test has been specified, it can be run before the rotors are changed and both rotors performance tested. This would not be economical, however.

As an alternative, used when the cost of the extra running does not warrant mechanical testing of both rotors, the spare rotor can be fitted to the case and only clearance measurements taken. This is philosophically similar to the reciprocating compressor bar over test.

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