ISO 18740:2016 applies to any fixed (constant) speed, liquid cooled, packaged centrifugal air compressor which incorporates a centrifugal compression element of any type driven by an electric motor.
It defines and describes acceptance tests for electrically driven packaged air compressors of standard types which are constructed to specifications determined by the manufacturer and which are sold against performance data published in the manufacturer's sales documentation.
NOTE Items supplied shipped loose for installation at site are not considered to be a part of the compressor package.
Such compressors are designed to draw in atmospheric air from their immediate surroundings and the performance data offered by the manufacturer usually relates to a normal ambient air inlet pressure.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2016-07
Edition: 1Number of pages: 11
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 118/SC 6 Air compressors and compressed air systems
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