Every Air compressor on a ship is fitted with several safety features to avoid abnormal and dangerous operational errors of the equipment. If safety, alarms and trips are not present on the air compressor, abnormal operation may lead to breakdown of the compressor and may also injure a person working on or around it.
The air compressor on a ship produces compressed air having high temperature. The article explains you about the basics of air compressor on a ship.
Air compressor is one such machinery in the ship’s engine room which requires constant monitoring, checks and maintenance. Learn about five most common problems seen in the compressor which marine engineers on board ships must know.