Amarinth refurbishes titanium pumps for ADNOC

Amarinth has refurbished sodium hypochlorite dosing pumps for ADNOC on schedule using its facility in the United Arab Emirates to meet strict shutdown deadlines.
Engineers test a newly refurbished sodium hypochlorite dosing pump for ADNOC at Amarinth’s facility in UAE – Image courtesy of Amarinth.
The UK company supplied the original pumps to ADNOC in 2016 for sodium hypochlorite dosing duties on the Umm Lulu offshore platform positioned within the Arabian Gulf, 30km north-west of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Because sodium hypochlorite is very corrosive, Amarinth originally used titanium alloy for all wetted elements.
During a routine capital evaluation, ADNOC decided the pumps have been due for refurbishment. The sodium hypochlorite dosing pumps are critical to manufacturing and refurbishment had to align exactly with a particular shutdown schedule.
The shutdown schedule would not enable 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.
เกจวัดแรงกด ’s UAE facility was in a place to full the strip and evaluation report inside 5 working days and propose two refurbishment initiatives. The first involved a full rebuild, test and guarantee of the primary pump changing all of the titanium parts together with impeller, shaft, bearing brackets and mechanical seals. The work wanted to be accomplished in simply eight weeks. Amarinth prioritised the ordering of the titanium components and was able to have the components manufactured and shipped to the UAE to align with the rebuild schedule. เกจวัดแรงดันpressuregauge undertook the same work on the opposite two backup pumps to be accomplished on a 24-week schedule.
Oliver Brigginshaw, managing director of Amarinth, said: “Having supplied the original pumps to ADNOC we’ve a wealth of experience in working with titanium parts. We are additionally happy with the expansion of our local UAE facility for service and assist and which enabled us to successfully expediate this specific refurbishment, benefiting both ADNOC and the native economic system.”

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