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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.

A Must-Read For Engineers & Operations Personnel

Sustain Turboexpander Performance & Profitability With Maintenance

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Gas Processing & LNG features LAT turboexpander articles on:
• Turboexpander fundamentals
• Rotor dynamics' importance in design & operation
• Performance & profitability through maintenance & repair

NGL Application

ARES AMB Reaches Two-Year + Commissioning Milestone

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Turboexpander Features Industry’s First On-Skid AMB Controller & PLC

FX-TURBO Aftermarket Services

LAT Performs Expander-Generator Repair & Servicing

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• Servicing All OEM Makes & Models
• Applications: Power Gen & Recovery, PDH, Pressure Letdown
• Read Case Studies




Turboexpander Products

L.A. Turbine designs and manufactures 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.

November 2, 2021

TECO-Westinghouse has teamed up with L.A. Turbine (LAT) and A G Equipment to design and deploy a Heat Recovery System (HRS) with "green energy" CO2

October 21, 2021

Gain insight into the workings of turbomachinery and how maintenance and proper repair intervention contribute to sustained and increased performance

August 30, 2021

Jill Evanko, Chart CEO and President, discusses strategic move, future product developments in hydrogen and helium liquefaction and market opportunities.

August 27, 2021

LAT delivers its third ARES AMB, L3000, 200 MMSCFD, turboexpander-compressor unit to the Bakken & an oil bearing L4000 featuring two MCS configurations

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,"

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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: October 21, 2021

Gas Processing & LNG (Sept/Oct 2021) Luis E. Rodriguez and Rusty Hoch Turboexpander Repair and Maintenance...

Published date: June 25, 2021

Gas Processing & LNG (May/June 2021) Tadeh Avetian and Luis E. Rodriguez Introduction to Oil Bearing...

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...

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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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