IPR TO THE RESCUE IN WATER CONTAMINATION EMERGENCY

A fast response recently saved the day for an IPR buyer, who needed an urgent contaminated water bypass.
“We instantly sent a pump rental quote following the customer’s call, and specified four Sykes CP150 medium head dewatering pumps,” says Andre Strydom, rental development supervisor at IPR. “These were delivered and commissioned on website the following day, with 1,500 m of a hundred and fifty mm lay-flat hose and all other essential equipment.”
Time was of the essence, as these pumps had to offer 4 bypass water strains for a contaminated water supply which could not be released into the river system. The 4 Sykes pumps simply maintained a continuing flow price of one hundred ninety m³ per hour over a distance of seven-hundred m. They ran on a 24-hour foundation to ensure a constant water flow by way of the 4 pipelines.
Strydom says the Sykes CP150 dewatering pumps had been ideal for the job. They offer a maximum head of 60 m with a move price of 172 litres per second. It is also capable of handling solids with particle sizes of as a lot as 77 mm.
“The Sykes CP150 models additionally function refined computerized priming capabilities,” he says. “These are based mostly on a Venturi system that can ship suction lifts of up to 9 metres.”
The robust construction of the pumps ensures optimum reliability and long life. Importantly, they will run dry for prolonged periods of time with out harm. The pumps additionally boast low fuel usage and lower upkeep costs, and can function in ‘snore’ situations.
“The Sykes CP models – or the contractors’ vary – are designed to meet the heavy obligation demands of the development, mining and rental industries,” he says. “With pump efficiencies as a lot as 83%, they provide sooner and extra efficient pumping, leading to financial savings to the tip consumer.”
There was extra to come from the same customer. Just a month later, they referred to as again after detecting additional contamination of extra dams. Once once more, there was no time to lose. Urgent pumping was required to regulate the danger of contaminated discharge.
“This time, the need was for four high head Sykes XH150 rental pumps,” says Strydom. “ pressure gauge หน้าปัด 4 นิ้ว were delivered on the same day, with 2,800 m of lay-flat hose with clamps and straight connectors.”
Each of those Sykes extra excessive head pumps delivered a circulate of 220 mᵌ/h over 1,200 m. He highlights that the pumps can be primed with long suction hoses and might manage suction lifts of as a lot as nine metres.
The Sykes XH150 dewatering pumps, providing a maximum head of one hundred seventy m with a most move rate of a hundred and forty litres per second and capable of dealing with solids with particle sizes of as much as 43 mm, had been greater than suitable for the task.
“The Sykes XH150 pump provides computerized priming and solids dealing with capability,” he says. “It also has probably the greatest shaft stiffness ratios of any computerized priming pump available on the market.”
The large fuel tanks on the Sykes vary of dewatering pumps facilitate continuous pumping for more than 24 hours, which according to Strydom makes refuelling that much simpler as this only must be accomplished once in a 24 hour cycle.
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