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Are all centrifugal compressor big ?

  1. Apr 6, 2012 #1
    Hi,

    i'm comparing differents types of compressor to find out which one i'm gonna convert into a turbine for my rankine cycle projet. And I'm wondering : are centrifugal compressors only for big power because the smallest i can find is 50 hp (which is the smallest turbo of garrett). I'm looking for centrifugal comp in the range of 1 or 2 hp. anybody know something about that ?

    Thanks
    Fred
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 6, 2012 #2
    In my line of work, all centrifugal compressors are small. But in your case you might start looking at turbochargers.
     
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