Pump specialist and local Sykes distributor Integrated Pump Rental is breaking new ground for purchasers in corrosive environments, providing a pump resolution that’s built completely from stainless-steel.
According to Steve du Toit, rental growth supervisor at Integrated Pump Rental. whereas the pumps themselves or pump components are commonly obtainable in chrome steel, the market has not but made something like this available.
Integrated Pump Rental is producing complete stainless-steel pump units.
“Our concentrate on particular buyer requirements, built to order in our fashionable workshop, has led us to develop a completely chrome steel answer – from the tank and skid to the lifting frame and other parts,” says du Toit. “We have seen a particular curiosity out there for this construct design, as customers see the value in having this corrosion resistant materials in all features of the pump set.”
He notes that the initial interest has come from the mining sector, where mine water being pumped is commonly acidic. However, he expects additional curiosity from the chemical and process industries the place corrosive liquids are pumped and saved.
“The design is predicated on our ‘total solution’ approach, the place we think about the whole utility and its challenges,” he says. “While Ultimate of stainless steel is clearly higher, the worth gained by the shopper when it comes to longevity and reliability far outweigh this.”
Integrated Pump Rental is providing a pump solution that’s constructed completely from chrome steel.
Among the purposes is open pit dewatering where there are low pH levels within the water, in addition to coastal applications the place salt water and air trigger fast rusting of gentle metal. Integrated Pump Rental has already successfully positioned a chrome steel unit in a coastal application, where it’s performing well.
“Different grades of chrome steel are used in the design, relying on which components have probably the most contact with the acidic medium,” he says. “ Limited of materials is subsequently employed to suit each software, and to achieve optimum efficiency on the best value.”
This customized engineering is made possible by the company’s vary of technical abilities and specialist experience that resides in its individuals. This in-house expertise includes draughting, fabrication and pump assembly, making use of coded welders and certified boilermakers. Depending on the applying, the stainless-steel construct can be equipped on a road trailer or with a web site trolley.

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