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  • #16
    ANGI dispenser sold at auction for $765 Aug 11 2017. A comparable Kraus sells new, I believe, for upwards of $60,000. This is less than the cost of one of the two hoses attached to it:

    https://publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=1914087


    Centre Area Transportation Authority in PA also auctioned one of two 170HP Ariel compressors (75 SCFM) from its CNG station - which fuels buses and fleet vehicles - in May 2017 for $9365. Their facility is being upgraded. Ariel is among the best compressors cited by a CNG mechanic I know (the others are IMW used by Clean Energy; Bauer; Sulzberger.) Ariel compressors have been offered used for $45,000 by equipment resellers recently:

    https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/au...ew?auc=1855572


    As for storage tanks, the three tubes included with the Garner NC CNG station noted in an earlier post (this thread) were included in the winning bid of almost $18,000:

    https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...295&acctid=251


    Experience has been that an engineering firm will charge about $12,000 for the drawings and acquiring necessary permits. There is site excavation (trenching, grading), mechanical (piping), transportation and rigging (crane to unload trucks), electrical (install transformer for more power), card reader electronic setup, and the CNG technician(s) to get everything hooked up properly. Maybe 3-6 months for a total of $30,000 - $50,000.

    Land is a function of the locale where the station is being put in. But, all told, making use of used equipment can allow a CNG station to go in for the price of the land (or lease) plus another $75,000. (It is interesting that the links above are all for auctions that ended, but the information is still posted!) There are experience people (technicians, auction watchers, station owners) here on cngchat that are great sources for carrying out such a project.
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    • #17
      125HP 3-stage Sulzer (1997) CNG fuel station with 2 ASME tubes; dryer; dispenser - auction ends Aug 25 2017 noon PDT in Charlottesville NC.

      Will need service to operate. The controller brand is Siemens in a console made by Watt Commander Controls. Uses a Cummins natural gas engine to drive the compressor. Sulzer is a reliable brand according to repair technicians. The station was providing 3600 psi fills and the two 23 foot ASME tubes have a MAWP 5500 psi rating.

      Contact Matt Damasco in NC (434) 970-3865 with questions :

      https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/au...ew?auc=1918038
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      • #18
        The only problem with Sulzer in America is that you have to go through Greenfield to get parts. Greenfield does not believe in customer service.The other thing I find helpful with a Sulzer it to slow it down to just about 1000 rpm and use a power band. Slowing it down smiths it out and increases the valve life, the power band reduces the belt squeal. In Ca. it has become almost imposable to use a internal combustion drive because of emission standards.

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        • #19
          Charlotte NC CNG station uses a 125HP natural gas engine and three stage Sulzer compressor which should supply over 150 SCFM (75gge/hr). Compressor likely requires 150 psi inlet pressure.
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          • #20
            Hi, From chino California. nothing to add, just joined, I purchased a 2010 civic gx can I add a tank to extend the range, and can I do it my self. I'm a mechanic. thanks a buch.

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            • #21
              5 bidders for Charlottesville VA CNG station with 125HP natural gas drive, Sulzer compressor, dryer and two ASME tubes. Bidding ends noon PDT Aug 25 2017. Presently $2250
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              • #22
                More twin hose ANGI dispensers posted on eBay online auctions from Orem Utah. $15K buy-it-now price:

                http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANGI-Series-...EAAOSwCi1Z4WbC
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                • #23
                  ANGI dispenser with FMQ-8-36 for sale on eBay $10,500 in Wadsworth Illinois. Lots of DOT bottles complete this station setup:

                  https://www.ebay.com/itm/CNG-REFUELI...wAAOSwySVaCkk2
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                  • #24
                    A shuttle bus CNG refueling station near Lubbock TX is listed in an auction ending 15 Feb 2018 on GovDeals. It was installed at
                    1105 W Hy114 Levelland TX in 1995 and was operating up until a couple of years ago. The station vendor, Marcum Fuel Systems is no longer to be found in Colorado. The 4-stage 100HP compressor setup is skid mounted and comes with an APEXS1-2110B dispenser and 10 half-length storage tubes.

                    Potential buyers would need to call the number given to get the compressor manufacturer name and inlet pressure, as well as the tank certification details which cannot be found in the listing. There are a number of places to get things like pressure relief devices (PRDs) calibrated, and a compressor such as this is serviceable - although it is over 20 years old of unknown make (Ariel?) Pickup location is somewhat central to the region where it would be easy to find a customer needing a CNG station.

                    https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...16&acctid=3027
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                    • #25
                      FMQ-8 and ANGI dispenser with racks of DOT bottles being in Wadsworth IL (north of Chicago) on an eBay classified post with no ending date:

                      https://www.ebay.com/itm/CNG-REFUELI...wAAOSwySVaCkk2
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                      • #26
                        Bidding stands at $625 for 60HP CNG 4-stage compressor, ten half-length tubes - all on a skid, with dispenser near Lubbock (midway between Amarillo and Midland) Texas:

                        https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...tid=3027#media
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                        • #27
                          Byron TX CNG station is being sold by Brazos Transit in a PublicSurplus.com auction ending March 22 2018. Twin 1994 Ariel compressors (Frame F-10097) driven by twin 3406 Caterpillar natural gas engines are skid mounted to be easily moved. Three IMW Series dispensers, drier and single (CHERCO Longview TX) storage sphere (11367 SCF @ 4090 psi - equal to a tube 20 in dia X 23 ft) are included (one $5K bid with auction 2 weeks away):

                          https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/au...ew?auc=2031174
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                          • #28
                            Auction ends March 13 2018 8pm Pacific time on a Bauer C-120 in Houston TX (manufactured 12/2011.) Has 10HP electric drive capable of 5gge/hr from 1 to 5 inlet gas pressure and no storage or dispenser (other than a time-fill hose). Seller starting bidding at $15K (same price the full-size working commercial CNG station sold for in Garner NC):


                            https://www.ebay.com/itm/BAUER-COMPR...IAAOSwGvZamlJl
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                            • #29
                              Colorado Springs Utilities has posted an ANGI CNG compressor on GovDeals, auction ending 19 April 2018 1pm mountain time. The 16 ft intermodal container houses a 4-stage Ariel JPG/2 40HP compressor is electric drive and uses 10psi inlet. Min bid $18,000 Unit weighs 13K lb and is located at 1510 S Hancock Expy Colorado Springs, CO:

                              https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...92&acctid=7998
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                              • #30
                                CNG time-fill station at 1220 Monterey St Hollister CA is up for auction ending May 21 2018 on eBay. Technician that has done work for me says Greenfield is not a preferred model of compressor (could be design or parts availability/cost) but this may not be a concern since the unit has been in operation until it was prepared for sale. Contact phone number is provided in auction listing. 75HP 110 SCFM; 15psi inlet 4500psi outlet; three 10ft ASME(?) tubes; Xebec dryer; four time-fill posts

                                Reserve price is $25K:

                                https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...id=10745#media
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