Ariel Compressors


  • JGM/JGP

    This family of reciprocating separable compressors readily couple with a wide range of high-speed engines. The Ariel JGM and JGP are known for their cost effectiveness and are well suited for gas gathering, gas lift and CNG applications.

     
    JGM
    JGP
    Number of Throws
    1 | 2
    1 | 2
    Stroke
    3.50 in
    3.00 in
    89 mm
    76 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,500
    1,500
    Rated Power/Throw
    170 BHP
    127 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    7,000 lbf
    31.1 kN
    Tension
    6,000 lbf
    26.7 kN
    Total
    12,000 lbf
    53.4 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    1.125 in
    29 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    8.250 in
    210 mm
    Main Diameter
    3.250 in
    83 mm
    Guide Design
    Integral

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead
    Gray Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    N/A


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    JGN/JGQ

    A workhorse in field-gas applications, these separable reciprocating compressors are engineered to effortlessly pair with high-speed engines. Available with high-pressure cylinders, the JGN and JGQ are excellent choices for gas-lift and CNG vehicle-fueling applications.

     
    JGN
    JGQ
    Number of Throws
    1 | 2
    1 | 2
    Stroke
    3.50 in
    3.00 in
    89 mm
    76 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,500
    1,800
    Rated Power/Throw
    126 BHP
    140 BHP
    94 kW
    104 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    10,000 lbf
    11,000 lbf
    44.5 kN
    48.9 kN
    Tension
    9,000 lbf
    10,000 lbf
    40.0 kN
    44.5 kN
    Total
    18,000 lbf
    20,000 lbf
    80.1 kN
    89.0 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    1.125 in
    29 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    8.250 in
    210 mm
    Main Diameter
    3.250 in
    83 mm
    Guide Design
    Integral

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Forged Steel
    Crosshead
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    Bronze


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    JG/JGA

    The JG and JGA are medium-sized, driver-rated separable reciprocating compressors utilized in gas gathering, fuel-gas boosting, underbalanced drilling and CNG applications.

     
    JG
    JGA
    Number of Throws
    2 | 4
    2 | 4 | 6
    Stroke
    3.50 in
    3.00 in
    89 mm
    76 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,500
    1,800
    Rated Power/Throw
    126 BHP
    140 BHP
    94 kW
    104 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    10,000 lbf
    11,000 lbf
    44.5 kN
    48.9 kN
    Tension
    9,000 lbf
    10,000 lbf
    40.0 kN
    44.5 kN
    Total
    18,000 lbf
    20,000 lbf
    80.1 kN
    89.0 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    1.125 in
    29 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    8.250 in
    210 mm
    Main Diameter
    3.250 in
    83 mm
    Guide Design
    Separable

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Forged Steel
    Crosshead
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    Bronze


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    JGR

    The JGR is a medium-sized separable reciprocating compressor. Well suited for gas gathering on moderate size wells, the JGR is packager-friendly, pairing easily with electric motors and natural gas engines.

     
    JGR
    Number of Throws
    2 | 4
    Stroke
    4.25 in
    108 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,200
    Rated Power/Throw
    215 BHP
    160 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    20,000 lbf
    89.0 kN
    Tension
    16,000 lbf
    71.2 kN
    Total
    32,000 lbf
    142.3 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    1.500 in
    38 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    10.250 in
    260 mm
    Main Diameter
    4.125 in
    105 mm
    Guide Design
    Separable

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Forged Steel
    Crosshead
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    Bronze


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    JGH

    One of Ariel's medium-sized, reciprocating separable compressors, the JGH is engineered to accommodate a wide range of compressor cylinders.

     
    JGH
    Number of Throws
    2 | 4
    Stroke
    4.50 in
    114 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,200
    Rated Power/Throw
    340 BHP
    254 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    30,000 lbf
    133.4 kN
    Tension
    24,000 lbf
    106.8 kN
    Total
    48,000 lbf
    213.5 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    2.000 in
    51 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    13.750 in
    349 mm
    Main Diameter
    5.625 in
    143 mm
    Guide Design
    Separable

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead
    Gray Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    N/A


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    JGJ

    The JGJ is a medium-sized separable reciprocating compressor, well suited for gas gathering on moderate-size wells. The JGJ is particularly effective for fuel-gas boosting applications, and is often paired with electric motors as well as natural gas engines.

     
    JGJ
    Number of Throws
    2 | 4 | 6
    Stroke
    3.50 in
    89 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,800
    Rated Power/Throw
    310 BHP
    231 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    23,000 lbf
    102.3 kN
    Tension
    21,000 lbf
    93.4 kN
    Total
    42,000 lbf
    186.8 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    1.500 in
    38 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    10.250 in
    260 mm
    Main Diameter
    4.125 in
    105 mm
    Guide Design
    Separable

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Forged Steel
    Crosshead
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    Bronze


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    JGE/JGK/JGT

    Designed for continuous duty in the gas and oil industry, these medium-speed reciprocating separable compressors feature a wide range of cylinders, making them the industry choice for standard and specialized applications.

     
    JGE
    JGK
    JGT
    Number of Throws
    2 | 4 | 6
    2 | 4 | 6
    2 | 4 | 6
    Stroke
    4.50 in
    5.50 in
    4.50 in
    114 mm
    140 mm
    114 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,500
    1,200
    1,500
    Rated Power/Throw
    535 BHP
    635 BHP
    650 BHP
    399 kW
    474 kW
    485 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    32,000 lbf
    40,000 lbf
    142.3 kN
    177.9 kN
    Tension
    30,000 lbf
    37,000 lbf
    133.4 kN
    164.6 kN
    Total
    60,000 lbf
    74,000 lbf
    266.9 kN
    329.2 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    2.000 in
    51 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    13.750 in
    349 mm
    Main Diameter
    5.625 in
    143 mm
    Guide Design
    Separable

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Forged Steel
    Crosshead
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    Bronze


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    JGC/JGD/JGF

    Ariel's large medium-speed reciprocating separable compressors are designed to pair with electric motors and natural gas engines. These compressors are engineered for applications requiring large horsepower drivers and high-compression capacity.

     
    JGC
    JGD
    JGF
    Number of Throws
    2 | 4 | 6
    2 | 4 | 6
    2 | 4 | 6
    Stroke
    6.50 in
    5.50 in
    5.00 in
    165 mm
    140 mm
    127 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,000
    1,200
    1,400
    Rated Power/Throw
    1,035 BHP
    772 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    60,000 lbf
    266.9 kN
    Tension
    57,000 lbf
    253.5 kN
    Total
    114,000 lbf
    507.1 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    2.500 in
    64 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    17.000 in
    432 mm
    Main Diameter
    7.125 in
    181 mm
    Guide Design
    Separable

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Forged Steel
    Crosshead
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    Bronze


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    KBZ/KBU

    Ariel's large medium-speed reciprocating separable compressors are capable of handling high rod loads of 150,000 lbs. The KBU and KBZ have proven to be the most cost effective method of compression for applications requiring large-horsepower drivers and high-compression capacity.

     
    KBZ
    KBU
    Number of Throws
    2 | 4 | 6
    2 | 4 | 6
    Stroke
    6.75 in
    5.75 in
    171 mm
    146 mm
    Rated RPM
    1,000
    1,200
    Rated Power/Throw
    1,300 BHP
    969 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    80,000 lbf
    855.9 kN
    Tension
    75,000 lbf
    333.6 kN
    Total
    150,000 lbf
    667.2 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    2.875 in
    73 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    18.500 in
    470 mm
    Main Diameter
    8.000 in
    203 mm
    Guide Design
    Separable

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Forged Steel
    Crosshead
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    Steel


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    KBV/KBB

    Ariel's largest compressor frames, the KBB and KBV are rated up to 10,000 bhp. Each compressor features a modern, durable design with a strengthened internal structure. This family of frames is recommended for use in pipeline transmission and high pressure injection applications.

     
    KBV
    KBB
    Number of Throws
    4 | 6
    4 | 6
    Stroke
    8.50 in
    7.25 in
    216 mm
    184 mm
    Rated RPM
    750
    900
    Rated Power/Throw
    1,667 BHP
    1,243 kW

    Internal Gas Rod Loads

    Compression
    100,000 lbf
    444.8 kN
    Tension
    95,000 lbf
    422.6 kN
    Total
    190,000 lbf
    845.2 kN

    Miscellaneous

    Rod Diameter
    3.125 in
    79 mm
    Crankshaft Centerline
    23.000 in
    584 mm
    Main Diameter
    9.125 in
    232 mm
    Guide Design
    Separable

    Material

    Crankshaft
    Forged Steel
    Connecting Rod
    Forged Steel
    Crosshead
    Ductile Iron
    Crosshead Bushing
    Bronze


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  • Designed To Run, Built To Last

    At Ariel, our design philosophy revolves around providing our customers with a successful, worry-free operation. As a result, Ariel compressors run longer and require minimal maintenance, providing maximum reliability in the field, and peace of mind for operators.

    With a combination of innovative engineering, quality design, and responsive customer service, Ariel compressors are built to last - no matter the application.

    Unmatched Customer Support

    Ariel is committed to supporting our compressors for life. We pride ourselves on the manufacturing practices and engineering support behind our world class compression technologies. Through unmatched customer service and a global distribution network, Ariel will provide you with best-in-class compression solutions that reduce downtime and improve application performance.

    Ariel people are available 24/7, 365 days a year, and with over 40,000 compressors in service throughout the world, an Ariel distributor or parts supplier is never far away.

    Industry Best Warranty

    Ariel offers the most comprehensive and generous warranty in the industry. The standard warranty covers 100% of the compressor for 12 months from start-up, or 18 months from shipment. The crankshaft, connecting rods, crankcase, crossheads, and crosshead guides are covered for 36 months from shipment. In addition, Ariel offers an extended warranty for any Ariel compressor utilizing 100% Ariel OEM spare parts.