The Ariel JGT

 
 
 
 

Mid-Line

 

JGT

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

The JGT has been the heart of Ariel's mid-size compressor lineup for three decades and has achieved renowned status for dependability and versatility. Customers worldwide have continuously incorporated the JGT in their successful compressor operations.

  JGT

Rated Power

2,600

Stroke (in)

4.5

Max RPM

1,500

Piston Speed

1,125

Rod Diameter (in)

2.0

Total Rod Load (lbs)

74,000

Tension (lbs)

37,000

Compression (lbs)

40,000

Average Weight (lbs)

15,000

Max Length (in)

98

Nominal Width (in)

169

Crankshaft Centerline (in)

17

 
 

Product Features

 

Versatile Unloading Devices

 

Ariel offers manual, head-end variable volume clearance pockets (VVCP) on most cylinders. Pneumatic suction valve unloaders are available on a limited basis.

Rugged Crossheads

 

Ariel crossheads are one-piece, long-life, equipped with hardened, ground steel crosshead pins and direct, full-pressure lubrication at the top and bottom for minimum wear.

Durable Pistons and Rods 

 

The JGK/JGE/JGT compressors feature wear-resistant ductile or gray iron pistons and precision-ground alloy steel piston rods with locking crosshead nuts. Rolled threads are 1/4" under rod diameter for easy installation.

 
 

Materials 

  • Gray Iron Crankcase: Forged steel crankshaft, gray iron crosshead guide, bronze thrust bearing, tri-metal main bearing 

  • Ductile Iron Crosshead: Alloy steel crosshead pin 
  • Forged Steel Connecting Rod: Bronze crosshead pin bushing, tri-metal connecting rod bearing, grade 8 stress bolts
 
 
 

Innovative Cylinders

 

Ariel produces versatile cylinders that can be utilized over wide pressure ranges without compromise by using valves that effectively balance reliability and performance. For each compressor frame size, Ariel's lineup of cylinders can fully utilize that frame's horsepower and rod load capabilities. Cylinders can be combined in hundreds of different configurations to deliver the precise volume and pressure of gas required. 

Ariel 7 Performance Software is used by Ariel engineers and industry experts to model and design compressor configurations for their specific application. All of our cylinder designs, past and present, can be accessed to duplicate your existing compressor operations or design a new build.

 
 
 

Additional Resources

 

Applications

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Ariel compressors operate for challenging applications, in demanding locations around the world.

Warranty

Documents
Our quality products come with an industry-leading warranty and an additional extended warranty.

App Manual

Tech Resource
Our Application Manual is the definitive glossary to Ariel's technical terms, components, and definitions.

Support

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