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Amarinth has refurbished sodium hypochlorite dosing pumps for ADNOC on schedule utilizing its facility within the United Arab Emirates to meet strict shutdown deadlines.
Engineers take a look at a newly refurbished sodium hypochlorite dosing pump for ADNOC at Amarinth’s facility in UAE – Image courtesy of Amarinth.
The UK firm provided the original pumps to ADNOC in 2016 for sodium hypochlorite dosing duties on the Umm Lulu offshore platform situated in the Arabian Gulf, 30km north-west of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Because ตัววัดแรงดันน้ำมัน is extremely corrosive, Amarinth originally used titanium alloy for all wetted elements.
During a routine capital assessment, ADNOC decided the pumps had been due for refurbishment. The sodium hypochlorite dosing pumps are crucial to production and refurbishment had to align exactly with a selected shutdown schedule.
The shutdown schedule wouldn’t permit the pumps to be returned to the UK for a full strip, assessment and refurbishment, so Amarinth used its UAE facility to undertake the work.
Amarinth’s UAE facility was in a place to complete the strip and assessment report within five working days and propose two refurbishment tasks. The first involved a full rebuild, take a look at and warranty of the primary pump replacing all of the titanium parts together with impeller, shaft, bearing brackets and mechanical seals. The work needed to be accomplished in simply eight weeks. Amarinth prioritised the ordering of the titanium elements and was capable of have the parts manufactured and shipped to the UAE to align with the rebuild schedule. The second challenge undertook the identical work on the opposite two backup pumps to be completed on a 24-week schedule.
Oliver Brigginshaw, managing director of Amarinth, said: “Having supplied the original pumps to ADNOC we have a wealth of expertise in working with titanium parts. We are additionally happy with the expansion of our native UAE facility for service and help and which enabled us to efficiently expediate this explicit refurbishment, benefiting each ADNOC and the native economy.”
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