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Gases handled

Our Duragas series of process compressors can handle a wide variety of gas types, on request:

Hydrocarbon (organic) gases

Hydrocarbon (organic) gases and gas mixtures typically handled by our customers include:

Category of HydrocarbonExamples
Alcohols (vapours)methanol / methyl alcohol; ethanol / ethyl alcohol; propanol / propyl alcohol
Alkanals/Aldehydesmethanal/formaldehyde
Alkanes (gases)C1 = methane; C2 = ethane; C3 = propane; C4 = butane.
Alkanes (vapours)C5 = pentane; C6 = hexane, cyclohexane; C7 = heptane; C8 = octane; C10 = decane; C20 = icosane
Alkenesethene/ethylene; propene/propylene; butene/butylene
Alkynesethyne/acetylene
Arenes/Aromaticsbenzene
Carboxylic Acids (vapours)ethanoic acid / acetic acid
Diols/Glycols (vapours)ethane-1,2-diol / ethylene glycol; propane-1,2-diol / propylene glycol
Fuel Gasescoke oven gas, landfill gas, natural gas (known as "LNG" when liquefied), petroleum gas (known as "LPG" when liquefied)
Haloalkanestetrafluoroethane (Freon 134a / HFC-134a / R-134a)
Monomersacrylonitrile vapour, methyl ethanoate / methyl acetate vapour, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM)

Non-hydrocarbon (inorganic) gases

Non-hydrocarbon (inorganic) gases typically handled by our customers include:

  • Ammonia (NH3)
  • Air
  • Argon (Ar)
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • Carbon disulphide vapour (CS2)
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Chlorine (Cl2)
  • Fluorine (F2)
  • Helium (He)
  • Hydrogen (H2)
  • Hydrogen Chloride (HCl)
  • Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)
  • Nitrogen (N2)
  • Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)