2021 GPA Midstream National Convention

Visit LAT's Belgian Beer Cafe at the Chart Raceway!

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Join L.A. Turbine & Chart Industries as they assemble the ultimate pit crew for a fast-paced night at the GPA Convention. Pit stop fan favorites include:
- LAT Beer Monks & Manneken Pis
- Belgian Beer, Waffles & Chocolate
- Indy Car Racing & VIP Winner's Circle



L.A. Turbine Joins Forces with Chart Industries

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Partnership gives customers more turbomachinery process and solution options, especially in hydrogen & helium liquefaction.



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Increase productivity and revenue with a turboexpander built to generate power, process hydrocarbons, and recover liquids.

FX-TURBO Aftermarket Services

Repair & On-Site Services

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Count on LAT’s FX-TURBO Team of turboexpander specialists 24/7/365 for repairs, troubleshooting and on-site services of any turboexpander brand. Here to help at +1 855 FX-TURBO.

Top 2020 Article!

Gas Processing Republishes LAT’s Turboexpander Fundamentals Article

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• Explores turboexpander basics, operations, maintenance + troubleshooting
• A must-read for engineers & operations personnel
• 4,400+ views to-date




Turboexpander Products

L.A. Turbine designs and manufacturers application-specific, highly engineered turboexpanders in expander-compressor (oil or active magnetic bearings), turboexpander-dynamometer
(oil brake) and other specialized configurations.


3KW to 14MW


Handles up to 3,000 PSIG pressure


Operates up to 105,000 RPM


Can accomodate between -195°C to 250°C

ARES AMB Expander-Compressor

LAT offers exclusive AMB turboexpander-compressor with on skid AMB Control System.


These high-speed machines are typically used within the natural gas, petrochemical, and air separation industries.

Dynamometer/Oil Brake

A turboexpander-dynamometer, also known as an expander-dyno/oil brake, is a high-speed machine composed of an expander stage loaded by an oil brake

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L.A. Turbine designs turboexpanders for a variety of applications in the midstream and downstream sectors.

Engineering Design

Turboexpanders are highly engineered machines operating under extreme pressure, temperature and speed. To ensure each turboexpander meets the performance, flow and quality requirements, L.A. Turbine designs follow first principles of engineering, include simulation technology & techniques, and undergo optimization strategies which are ISO 9001:2008 compliant.

Repair & Service

Repair & Service

LAT provides comprehensive aftermarket repair and service on LAT and any non-OEM legacy brand turboexpander. Call LAT’s FX-TURBO Team for onsite service or repair within our shop. LAT handles equipment transportation logistics too.

Field & Customer Service

Our FX-TURBO Team of tenured turboexpander specialists provide global onsite and remote support & service 24/7/365. Call +1 855 FX-TURBO (+1 855 398 8726) or email for immediate help. At LAT, the customer always comes first!

Repair & Redesign

Count on LAT’s FX-TURBO Aftermarket Team to repair, redesign, or refurbish any OEM turboexpander unit or parts, with expertise and speed, in our in-house engineering, fabrication, assembly and test facilities.


We design, create and repair parts for LAT & non-OEM turboexpanders in-house with expertise and speed. In 17+ years of aftermarket service we’ve seen and worked on every turboexpander brand and its parts. Keep plants running with expert help from LAT.


Learn from an expert in turboexpander design, repair and service. Hire LAT’s FX-TURBO Training Team to educate your people about turboexpander equipment, applications, maintenance and troubleshooting. Choose LAT curriculum or request customized coursework and hold training at your location or LAT Headquarters.

Resource Center

Resource Center

Your one-stop source for L.A. Turbine media coverage, LAT Newsletters, published papers, photos, videos, news releases and brochures.

Latest News

Read the latest media coverage and press releases about LAT’s products, services, applications and customer installations.

July 1, 2021

Chart Industries, Inc. has acquired L.A. Turbine, a global leader in turboexpander design, engineering, manufacturing, assembly and testing for new and

June 22, 2021

Gain a solid understanding of turboexpander rotor dynamics in LAT's recently published article, "Introduction to oil bearing turboexpander rotor dynamics,"

January 6, 2021

Read one of Gas Processing & LNG magazine’s top articles authored by LAT titled, "Fundamentals of Turboexpander Design & Operation" for insight

July 20, 2020

LAT Performs Expander-Generator Repair & Servicing Read Now

June 23, 2020

LAT engineers discuss the fundamentals of turboexpander design, operations, special features, maintenance, troubleshooting + more 

June 3, 2020

President Danny Mascari discusses the company’s aftermarket service focus on turboexpander maintenance, optimization and training, and the key role LAT’s

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Read about LAT turboexpander product news, aftermarket case studies, FX-TURBO field service & commissioning activity, plus event and personnel announcements in our quarterly newsletter.

Case Studies & Brochures

Access LAT’s collection of turboexpander case studies, spec sheets and brochures.


Events & Tradeshows

Learn where L.A. Turbine will be an exhibitor, sponsor or presenter in the coming months.

Published Work

Read published works from industry symposia and publications authored by LAT engineers. Uncover solutions to vibration issues, discover new technology, and learn about AMB upgrades and retrofit ideas.

Published date: June 9, 2020

Gas Processing & LNG – May/June 2020 Tadeh Avetian and Luis E. Rodriguez Fundamentals of Turboexpander...

Published date: April 20, 2020

Turbomachinery International – March/April 2020 Tadeh Avetian, Luis E. Rodriguez and Junyoung Park How...

Published date: August 21, 2019

Featured in the 48th turbomachinery pump symposia on September 2019 Addressing High Sub-Synchronous Vibrations...

Published date: August 16, 2019

Recent technological developments within the world of turboexpanders (TEXs) promise to make the utilisation...

Published date: August 7, 2019

Learn how turboexpander magnetic bearing retrofits can boost production, extend equipment life and reduce...

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Media Library

Find photos or videos of LAT turboexpander machinery, skids, turbine wheels, Beer Monks and events here.

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LAT's ARES AMB Turboexpander-Compressor

Turboexpanders 101

What a turboexpander is, how it works and various applications.

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Our Company

Our Company

L.A. Turbine, a Chart Industries Company, is a full-service turboexpander engineering, manufacturing and aftermarket services company serving customers on five continents.

Since 2003, LAT has been the go-to aftermarket service provider to thousands of global customers regardless of the OEM. Since 2007, the company has designed, built and delivered 150+ LAT turboexpanders and commissioned 100+ units.

LAT performs equipment design, fabrication, assembly and testing under one roof. We drive the process and delivery timelines so we are not beholden to other vendors. Only LAT holds this unique position in the turboexpander market.

We’re committed to providing excellent service with every customer touchpoint via our dedicated FX-TURBO Teams in aftermarket repair, field service, training and account management.

Our History

Founded in 2003 as an aftermarket turboexpander services provider, L.A. Turbine has evolved into a leading OEM turbomachinery engineering, manufacturing & service company.

Dig into Our History to uncover other LAT milestone moments including the recent delivery of ARES AMB, the industry’s first turboexpander-compressor with a skid-mounted AMB controller and PLC.

LAT Solution

Why choose LAT? Because we are innovative turboexpander specialists, customer-focused, flexible, reliable and build high-quality turbomachinery.

Turboexpander Specialists

Turboexpander design and service is the focus of our

Customer Excellence

We are committed to exceeding customer expectations and providing exceptional service.


LAT has sold, engineered, built and delivered 150+ L.A. Turbine turboexpanders.

Innovators and Problem Solvers

Our team brings outside-the-box thinking to turboexpander design, problems and production.

Total Solution Provider

We design, manufacture, build and test all equipment at LAT HQ.


Our tenured leadership team is committed to rethinking turboexpanders while inspiring innovation, engagement and autonomy in our people to deliver successful outcomes.

Partners & Agents

LAT provides global turboexpander expertise and service through 16 partners & agent relationships in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. Access the partner directory for more information.


LAT is an active and approved participant in several of the industry’s largest quality certification and pre-qualification service agencies. These include being ISO 9001: 2015 certified, an ISNetworld vendor and PICS member, and Achilles certified in several countries.


Our people are our foundation. We recruit changemakers with intellect, energy and integrity, and we reward results. Join a company where you can make a difference every day, where your voice is heard, your talent appreciated, and ideas encouraged.

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L.A. Turbine

L.A. Turbine delivers innovative and highly reliable turboexpander design, manufacturing and testing –from concept to commissioning—of application-specific, highly engineered turboexpanders used in hydrocarbon processing, geothermal power generation and other industrial power recovery and refrigeration applications. We also bring 10+ years of aftermarket service, repair, redesign, maintenance and spare part production for all OEM and non-OEM turboexpanders. Our field service team provides global diagnostic, maintenance and emergency support 24/7/365. Free troubleshooting, technical consultation and turboexpander evaluations are available. Our turboexpander configurations include expander-compressor, expander-generator, expander-dyno (brake) units and expander-compressors with active magnetic bearings in the 3kW to 14MW range, capable of handling up to 3000 PSIG pressure, and temperatures between -195oC and 260oC. Frame sizes range from L1000 to L6000. L.A. Turbine controls the entire design and manufacturing process thus we ensure materials availability, guarantee quality control and deliver faster-to-market customized solutions. All engineering design and development processes are ISO 9001:2008 compliant. Global headquarters and manufacturing are located in Valencia, California with sales and service center operations in California, Texas and Belgium.
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L.A. Turbine4 days ago
Take note! It's just TWO WEEKS and counting before members of our LAT & Chart's Ultimate Pit Crew & infamous Beer Monks host our GPA Midstream colleagues to a night of raceway fun at the Belgian Beer Cafe! Register now and secure your Pit Pass https://bit.ly/3tIdVhD
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L.A. Turbine1 week ago
Save the date! Join L.A. Turbine & Chart Industries on Sept. 28 for a fast-paced night of trackside fun at the Belgian Beer Café at the Raceway during the 2021 GPA Midstream National Convention! Enjoy Belgian beer, waffles, chocolate and Indy Car driving. Open the invite https://bit.ly/3tqM7OD
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L.A. Turbine1 month ago
Happy one month anniversary! Great teams align to bring even greater value to our customers in all things turboexpander--design, applications, manufacturing and service--and ultimately, clean energy solutions. It's an all thumbs up on our Chart Industries, Inc. partnership!
#LAT #Rethinkingturboexpanders #turbomachinery #cleanenergy
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L.A. Turbine3 months ago
Stay cool and celebrate. Happy Fourth of July from L.A. Turbine and Chart Industries. A winning combination.
#LATurbine #happy4thofjuly #coolstuff #cleanenergyfuture
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L.A. Turbine3 months ago
BREAKING NEWS! We've joined forces with Chart Industries, Inc.! Partnering to deliver more turbomachinery process and solution options, especially in hydrogen and helium liquefaction. We're also expanding our FX-TURBO aftermarket service & repair helping hands! Learn more https://bit.ly/3haqIEZ
#LATurbine #LAT #turbomachinery #joinforces #cleanenergy #fxturbo #togetherwechange #celebratechange
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L.A. Turbine3 months ago
Partner with an OEM to better understand the importance of turboexpander rotor dynamics and to ensure turboexpander design integrity and operational performance. EPCs and operators learn more in this issue of Gas Processing magazine https://bit.ly/3h2szKV
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Latest News

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Read LAT-authored Fundamentals of Turboexpander Design & Operation

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