A few weeks ago at our local RETA meeting the guest speaker was Dave Johnson, Service Business Manager-East Industrial Refrigeration Division from MYCOM U.S.A. He stripped down a Mayekawa compressor for us, which was a good experience for operators who normally don’t get to see the insides of the compressors.
During the tear-down Dave showed us typical wear spots and advised us on common errors during seal replacements. It was an excellent presentation and definitely worth the time. We were also directed to the Mayekawa site where they post all their compressor manuals. These are excellent resources for getting a look inside industrial compressors with fantastic pictures and illustrations. Here’s an example: