Proactive solutions for PTA plants

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) is principally used as precursor to the production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for plastic bottles as well as synthetic fibres.

MAN Diesel & Turbo is the major supplier of compressor trains for PTA plants worldwide. The large 30 MW - 50 MW trains are the result of more than 30 years development and experience. Based on this distinguished large trains experience, MAN Diesel & Turbo serves the market for plant sizes of up to 1.4 million tons/year and even larger.

MAN Diesel & Turbo PTA compressor trains normally consist of:

  • Main air compressor (integrally geared radial type)
  • Steam turbine drive
  • Motor or motor / generator
  • Expander (integrally geared radial type or single shaft axial type)
MAN Diesel & Turbo provides proactive solutions for design and operation to its customers, offering state of the art design, even for plant sizes never built before, meeting first time right requirements.

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