IPR TO THE RESCUE IN WATER CONTAMINATION EMERGENCY

A fast response just lately saved the day for an IPR customer, who wanted an urgent contaminated water bypass.
“We instantly sent a pump rental quote following the customer’s call, and specified 4 Sykes CP150 medium head dewatering pumps,” says Andre Strydom, rental development supervisor at IPR. “These have been delivered and commissioned on web site the next day, with 1,500 m of 150 mm lay-flat hose and all different needed equipment.”
Time was of the essence, as these pumps had to supply 4 bypass water lines for a contaminated water supply which couldn’t be launched into the river system. The four 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 relentless water flow by way of the four pipelines.
Strydom says the Sykes CP150 dewatering pumps had been best for the job. They offer a maximum head of 60 m with a move price of 172 litres per second. It is also able to handling solids with particle sizes of as a lot as seventy seven mm.
“The Sykes CP150 models additionally function subtle automatic priming capabilities,” he says. “These are based on a Venturi system that may ship suction lifts of up to 9 metres.”
The strong construction of the pumps ensures optimum reliability and long life. Importantly, they’ll run dry for prolonged durations of time without damage. The pumps additionally boast low fuel usage and lower upkeep prices, and may operate in ‘snore’ situations.
“The Sykes CP fashions – or the contractors’ vary – are designed to fulfill the heavy responsibility demands of the development, mining and rental industries,” he says. “With pump efficiencies up to 83%, they provide sooner and extra environment friendly pumping, leading to financial savings to the top user.”
There was more to return from the same customer. Just Easy , they called again after detecting further contamination of more dams. Once again, there was Fill in the blanks to lose. Urgent pumping was required to control the risk of contaminated discharge.
“This time, the necessity was for four high head Sykes XH150 rental pumps,” says Strydom. “They have been delivered on the same day, with 2,800 m of lay-flat hose with clamps and straight connectors.”
Each of these Sykes further excessive head pumps delivered a flow of 220 mᵌ/h over 1,200 m. He highlights that the pumps can be primed with long suction hoses and might handle suction lifts of up to nine metres.
The Sykes XH150 dewatering pumps, offering a most head of 170 m with a maximum circulate fee of a hundred and forty litres per second and capable of dealing with solids with particle sizes of up to 43 mm, had been greater than suitable for the task.
“The Sykes XH150 pump offers computerized priming and solids handling functionality,” he says. “It additionally has probably the greatest shaft stiffness ratios of any computerized priming pump on the market.”
The large fuel tanks on the Sykes range of dewatering pumps facilitate steady pumping for more than 24 hours, which according to Strydom makes refuelling that much easier as this solely must be carried out once in a 24 hour cycle.
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