A quick response recently saved the day for an IPR customer, who needed an urgent contaminated water bypass.
“We immediately despatched a pump rental quote following the customer’s name, and specified four Sykes CP150 medium head dewatering pumps,” says Andre Strydom, rental development manager at IPR. “These were delivered and commissioned on web site the next day, with 1,500 m of a hundred and fifty mm lay-flat hose and all other necessary gear.”
Time was of the essence, as these pumps had to supply 4 bypass water lines for a contaminated water source which could not be released into the river system. The four Sykes pumps simply maintained a relentless flow fee of one hundred ninety m³ per hour over a distance of seven hundred m. They ran on a 24-hour foundation to ensure a relentless water move through the 4 pipelines.
Strydom says the Sykes CP150 dewatering pumps have been best for the job. They provide a most head of 60 m with a move price of 172 litres per second. It can be capable of dealing with solids with particle sizes of as much as 77 mm.
“The Sykes CP150 items additionally feature sophisticated 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 extended durations of time without harm. The pumps also boast low gasoline utilization and lower upkeep prices, and may operate in ‘snore’ situations.
“ xp2i or the contractors’ range – are designed to fulfill the heavy responsibility calls for of the development, mining and rental industries,” he says. “With pump efficiencies as a lot as 83%, they provide sooner and more environment friendly pumping, resulting in savings to the top user.”
There was more to return from the identical customer. Just a month later, they called once more after detecting further contamination of extra dams. Once again, there was no time to lose. Urgent pumping was required to manage the risk of contaminated discharge.
“This time, the necessity was for four high head Sykes XH150 rental pumps,” says Strydom. “They were delivered on the identical day, with 2,800 m of lay-flat hose with clamps and straight connectors.”
Each of these Sykes further high head pumps delivered a move of 220 mᵌ/h over 1,200 m. He highlights that the pumps can be primed with lengthy suction hoses and might manage suction lifts of up to nine metres.
The Sykes XH150 dewatering pumps, offering a maximum head of a hundred and seventy m with a maximum flow rate of 140 litres per second and able to dealing with solids with particle sizes of up to forty three mm, have been greater than suitable for the duty.
“The Sykes XH150 pump provides computerized priming and solids dealing with functionality,” he says. “It also has probably the greatest shaft stiffness ratios of any automated priming pump in the marketplace.”
The large gas tanks on the Sykes vary of dewatering pumps facilitate steady pumping for greater than 24 hours, which according to Strydom makes refuelling that a lot easier as this solely needs to be accomplished once in a 24 hour cycle.
On behalf of IPR
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