Used CNG fueling station and 60 used Steel CNG Storage Cylinders

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in Used CNG Equipment

The city of Kirkland is accepting sealed bids for the sale of a used Compressed Natural Gas – CNG fueling station which includes a Compressor Pump and 60 used Steel CNG Storage Cylinders. The used DFSInc N20-G Ingersoll-Rand electric belt drive compressor is 3ph 208/240 volt 20 hp AC

This compressor of this Used CNG fueling station was designed for Class 1, Div. 1, Group D environments. It is a four stage unit designed for 5 P.S.I.G inlet pressure and temp compensated discharge to 3600 P.S.I.G. output and service when used with Mobil DTE lubrication.

This compressor was placed in service in 1982 and has not been in service since 2003.

The City of Kirkland is not aware of the condition of the compressor of this Used CNG fueling station and provides no provision of its suitability for service or operating condition.

The used (60 each), DFSInc branded 51″ X 9 1/4″, DOT 3AA3600 carbon steel HP cylinders were manufactured prior to January 1978 and are currently expired in the DOT required certification.

The last certification known was December 1996. The City of Kirkland assumes no liability as to the ability to certify their suitability for use.

Cylinders are currently non – compliant and can not be used.

The cylinders are contained in 20 cylinder groups in 3 ea. wire containment baskets and are manifolded together with DOT steel brake service tubing.

All buyers should be aware that the cylinders may contain an unknown quantity of Mobil DTE grade air compressor oil along with an unknown volume of natural gas at pressures of up to 1800 P.S.I.

Buyers must provide documentation that they have the ability to safely discharge this product and comply with legal and safe disposal of any products contained in these cylinders. A pressure control and regulator panel for these baskets is also provided.


This used CNG fueling station equipment is available for viewing on Wednesday August 7th, 2013 from the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the City of Kirkland Fleet Management Office located at 904 8th St., Kirkland WA 98033.

Please contact Tim Llewellyn at (425) 587-3881 for additional information.
Sealed bids are due on Monday August 12th 2013 no later than 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Submit bids to City of Kirkland,
Buyer-Finance & Admin. Dept.,
123 5th Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033.