Pump specialist and native Sykes distributor Integrated Pump Rental is breaking new floor for patrons in corrosive environments, providing a pump answer that’s built totally from stainless-steel.
According to Steve du Toit, rental development supervisor at Integrated Pump Rental. while the pumps themselves or pump elements are commonly available in stainless steel, the market has not but made one thing like this available.
Integrated Pump Rental is producing full stainless-steel pump sets.
“Our focus on particular buyer necessities, constructed to order in our trendy workshop, has led us to develop a fully stainless-steel resolution – from the tank and skid to the lifting body and different components,” says du Toit. “We have seen a definite interest out there for this build design, as prospects see the worth in having this corrosion resistant material in all elements of the pump set.”
He notes that the initial interest has come from the mining sector, the place mine water being pumped is often acidic. However, Template expects additional curiosity from the chemical and process industries where corrosive liquids are pumped and saved.
“The design is predicated on our ‘total solution’ approach, the place we think about the complete utility and its challenges,” he says. “While the upfront price of stainless-steel is obviously higher, the value gained by the shopper when it comes to longevity and reliability far outweigh this.”
Integrated Pump Rental is offering a pump answer that’s built completely from stainless-steel.
Among the functions is open pit dewatering the place there are low pH levels within the water, in addition to coastal applications where salt water and air trigger rapid rusting of gentle metal. Integrated Pump Rental has already successfully positioned a chrome steel unit in a coastal software, the place it is performing nicely.
“Different grades of stainless steel are used within the design, relying on which parts have the most contact with the acidic medium,” he says. “A vary of supplies is therefore employed to swimsuit each utility, and to attain optimal performance on the best value.”
This customized engineering is made potential by the company’s vary of technical skills and specialist experience that resides in its folks. This in-house expertise consists of draughting, fabrication and pump meeting, making use of coded welders and certified boilermakers. Depending on the appliance, the stainless-steel construct can be provided on a street trailer or with a site trolley.

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