Products from Knox Western

Quality, Reliability, Integrity and Support

At Knox Western, our staff develops and manufactures reciprocating gas compressors, along with components of such, to meet our client requirements for a very wide variety of applications. Now strongly maintaining over 87 years of experience, Knox is STILL locally owned and operated here in Erie PA, although we serve areas of the entire globe. Within our 36,000 square foot facility we have accumulated over 36 individual machine centers which consist mostly of CNC centers. The CNC centers primarily produce more commonly requested materials such as frames, crankshafts, valves, connecting rods, cylinders, guides and distance pieces, while our manual centers are relied upon to provide the more customized components including pistons and rods as well as providing rapid responses to urgent aftermarket needs.

Splash Lubricated | Model TP60

The TP 60 is a single throw, splash lubricated
frame, especially suited for low H.P. for single
or multi-stage applications. The heavy duty
cast is frame is designed with an integral
crosshead guide and single compartment
distance piece, one piece counter weighted
ductile iron crankshaft, single piece babbit
faced crosshead and ā€œIā€ Section designed
connecting rod, will give years of
dependable service.
The Crankshaft is a single piece ductile iron
casting with integral counter weights,
crossheads are one piece babbit faced.
This Simple design allows for ease of
maintenance and will give years of
dependable service.

Pressure lubricated. Single Throw compressor | Model TP65/TP75/TP90/TP100

The Single Throw, pressure lubricated,
Knox-Western TP Series frame is designed for
vibration free operation through a complete
range of running speeds up to 1800 RPM by
virtue of a balanced opposed counterweight
and forced lubrication of the running gear.
This frame can accept cylinder sizes as large
as 8 1/2 inch diameter. Capable of one or
two stages of compression.

Pressure lubricated. Two throw commpressors Model TP120/TP145

The Two Throw version of the Knox-Western
TP class frame is another one of our precision
balanced machines capable of 1800 RPM
with vibration free operation. As with all
Knox-Western compressors, the Two Throw
frame with its rugged construction was
designed to operate in hostile environments
with available features such as double
compartment distance pieces, special
materials of construction, and full flow oil
filtration. Capable of one or two stages
of compression.

Pressure lubricated. 200 two throw compressors | Models TP200/TP220/TP245

Using the same field proven design of the
Knox Western model TP200 compressor,
Knox Western has now developed two units
availabe with 3.0″ or 4.5″ stroke crankshafts,
for direct couple or V-belt drive.

Pressure lubricated. 400 two throw commpressors TP400/TP445

Using the same field proven design of the
Knox Western two throw compressors, Knox
Western has now developed the four throw
version, available with 3.5″ or 4.5: stroke
crankshafts, for direct couple or Vbelt drive.

About the TP series

The TP is a low horsepower line of compressors and was designed to meet a wide range of compression requirements. This compressor offers single and multistage applications to 6500 PSIG.

The TP Series can be configured with distance pieces and special materials. It comes with a single, 2 and 4 throw configuration frame. The TP model can be splash lubricated or force feed lubricated.

Contact Us

Knox Western Headquarters
1111 Bacon Street,
Erie, Pennsylvania 16511, U.S.A.
Phone: + 1 (814) 459 2754
Fax: + 1 (814) 455 2770


Reciprocating Gas Compressors

TP Series

Eagle Series

Service Area

Although headquartered in Erie PA,

Knox Western is a Global company

serving many countries around the world