Helium Compressors

With over 50 years of expertise in the manufacturing of gas tight helium compressors Sauer has designed and developed helium gas compressors for various research applications. Anchored by reliable technology and safe solutions, many leading research institutes and universities rely on Sauer compressors for all kinds of helium applications. Most of the gas companies worldwide trust Sauer compressors and benefit from their unique technologically advanced solutions. The incorporation of reliable technology in each and every product makes Sauer the leading supplier of helium compressors in the market.

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Unique Sauer Advantages

Gas-tight:

Sauer Helium Compressors have a leakage rate of 0.1 mbar l/s

  • Gas-tight crank case with double lip seal at the crankshaft.
  • Special helium suitable sealings and gaskets.
  • Gas-tight hoses.
  • Intake buffer tank and condensate collecting vessel.
  • Gas-tight oil lock to the crank case.
  • Vacuum flanges acc. to ISO 2861 at gas inlet.
  • Encapsulated safety valves.
  • Gas recirculation back to the suction side by common piping.

Reliability:

Sauer Helium Compressors are designed for continuous operation.

  • Valves with modified stroke and spring suspension.
  • Helium optimized lubrication.
  • Efficient cooling, especially around the highly stressed valves.

Test procedure:

Sauer Helium Compressors are tested under operation conditions on a special helium test bench.

  • 16 hours running & performance test at final pressure with helium.
  • Tightness check and measurement of the leakage rate with helium.
  • 3.1 Inspection Certificate of Performance Data & Leakage Rate.
  • Delivered filled with helium to avoid purge losses.

PASSAT

Ideal for helium circuits and cooling

 

Type Gas Inlet Pressure barg Gas Outlet Pressure barg Flow Rate m3/h Rated Power kW
Passat WP156L BasSealHe 0.07 40 up to 128 20 – 35
Passat WP276L BasSealHe 0.07 40 up to 235 37 – 52
Passat WP316L BasSealHe 0.07 40 up to 295 45 – 85

TORNADO

Ideal for small helium recovery systems

 

Type Gas Inlet Pressure barg Gas Outlet Pressure barg Flow Rate m3/h Rated Power kW
Tornado WP4325 BasSealHe 0.05 230 up to 21 7.5 – 13

HURRICANE

Ideal for all kinds of helium recovery systems and cylinder filling

 

Type Gas Inlet Pressure barg Gas Outlet Pressure barg Flow Rate m3/h Rated Power kW
Hurricane WP4331 BasSealHe 0.05 230 up to 35 11 – 18
Hurricane WP4341 BasSealHe 0.05 230 up to 57 15 – 26
Hurricane WP4351 BasSealHe 0.05 200 up to 114 30 – 52

Orkan

Ideal for all kinds of helium recovery systems and cylinder filling

 

Type Gas Inlet Pressure barg Gas Outlet Pressure barg Flow Rate m3/h Rated Power kW
Orkan BasSealHe 0.05 350 max. 200 max. 110