Single Stage Centrifugal

Pre-designed turbocompressors to meet the needs of the metallurgical, oil and gas and chemical industries.

Single stage compressors and blowers with separate gearbox, integrated gearbox, or direct coupled can be matched with a range of drivers – steam turbine or electric motor – in a solution the match the needs of each unique customer. As one of the leading turbo machinery manufacturers with over 100 years experience and continuous development, and a fleet of more than 4,000 installed turbo compressors and blowers, we are a prime partner for your business.

Howden offers a comprehensive range of pre-designed turbocompressors up to 600,000 m 3/h, with the flexibility to address the specific requirements for your application. Our standardised units with modular design ensure low life cycle and investment cost and short delivery times. Metallurgical, chemical and petrochemical plants as well as refineries are amongst the most common applications for our compression solutions.

The comprehensive product range from 600 up to 600,000 m3/h

SF series

Single stage turbo compressor with a semi-open impeller, the SF series can handle gas flows up to 600,000 m3/h. 

Processes: Sulfuric Acid Plants, Spent Acid Regeneration, Sulphur Recovery Units, Industrial Evaporation Processes, Zero Liquid Discharge, Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage, Chemical Plants.

SFG series

Highly efficient, integrally geared, single-stage turbo compressor providing state of the art safety and reliability.

Processes: Sulphur Recovery Unit, Industrial Evaporation Processes, Zero Liquid Discharge, Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage, Copper Converter Blower, Chemical Plants (PA, MA, MMA, EO/EG, Acrylic Acid, Oxo-Alcohol etc.)

SL series

The SL is a single-stage centrifugal compressor with openform impeller, with radially ending blades.

Processes: Coke gas service

ST series

An integral turbocompressor/steam turbine-unit with single shaft design. This compact design (the impeller and turbine wheel are supported on a single rotor stand) ensures very low steam consumption, high efficiency and minimum space requirements.

Processes: Sulphur Recovery Units, Spent Acid Regeneration, Sulfuric Acid Plants (Chemical / Fertilizer), Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage, Chemical Plants.

SFG series

The R series is a single-stage centrifugal turboblower with closed impeller in fabricated, modular design allowing optimum adaption to nearly all process requirements.

Applications: Sulfuric Acid Plants, Sulphur Recovery Units, Tail Gas Treatment Units, Chemical Plants.