Compressor Maintenance and Surveillance Highlights
A later chapter (Chapter 10) will make the point that maintenance cost avoidance can be built into a compressor specification. Maintenance cost avoidance is ascertained during “before-purchase machinery quality assessment,” or MQA. At all times, specifying, purchasing, installing, and operating reliable compressors makes more sense than buying compressors on faith, past reputation, or lowest bid price.
When purchasing new compressors the best available solution is specify, design, built, and install machines with low risk in mind. The need for frequent or specific types of maintenance ...