All fluid products, raw materials, and finished goods, must be transported at some point. As liquefied gases, refined fuels, and chemicals are produced, they must be transported to a bulk storage facility or final point of consumption. Many times these products are transported to a bulk storage container located at a chemical plant or a liquid terminal storage facility where they are stored in above ground tanks known as tank farms. Other times they are delivered to a personal residence or retail outlet for consumption by the end user. There several modes of transportation and Corken’s reciprocating compressors and sliding vane pumps are used to load and unload each mode.
Listed below are a few examples of where compressors and pump are used: