IPR TO THE RESCUE IN WATER CONTAMINATION EMERGENCY

A fast response recently saved the day for an IPR customer, who wanted an pressing contaminated water bypass.
“We immediately sent a pump rental quote following the customer’s call, and specified four Sykes CP150 medium head dewatering pumps,” says Andre Strydom, rental development manager at IPR. “These had been delivered and commissioned on website the following day, with 1,500 m of a hundred and fifty mm lay-flat hose and all other needed tools.”
Time was of the essence, as these pumps had to provide four bypass water strains for a contaminated water source which couldn’t be launched into the river system. The 4 Sykes pumps easily maintained a continuing flow rate of a hundred ninety m³ per hour over a distance of seven-hundred m. They ran on a 24-hour basis to ensure a constant water flow by way of the four pipelines.
Strydom says the Sykes CP150 dewatering pumps have been perfect for the job. They supply a maximum head of 60 m with a flow rate of 172 litres per second. Sale ends soon is also able to handling solids with particle sizes of as much as seventy seven mm.
“The Sykes CP150 items also function subtle computerized priming capabilities,” he says. “These are based mostly on a Venturi system that can ship suction lifts of as a lot as nine metres.”
The strong development of the pumps ensures optimum reliability and lengthy life. Importantly, they will run dry for prolonged durations of time without harm. The pumps additionally boast low gasoline usage and lower upkeep prices, and may function in ‘snore’ conditions.
“The Sykes CP fashions – or the contractors’ range – are designed to meet the heavy obligation calls for of the development, mining and rental industries,” he says. “With pump efficiencies as much as 83%, they provide quicker and extra environment friendly pumping, resulting in savings to the end person.”
There was extra to come from the same customer. Just a month later, they referred to as again after detecting further contamination of more dams. Once once more, there was no time to lose. Urgent pumping was required to regulate the chance of contaminated discharge.
“This time, the need was for 4 high head Sykes XH150 rental pumps,” says Strydom. “They have been delivered on the identical 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 may be primed with long suction hoses and may handle suction lifts of up to 9 metres.
The Sykes XH150 dewatering pumps, offering a most head of a hundred and seventy m with a most flow price of a hundred and forty litres per second and capable of handling solids with particle sizes of as a lot as forty three mm, have been greater than appropriate for the task.
“The Sykes XH150 pump provides computerized priming and solids dealing with capability,” he says. “It also has top-of-the-line shaft stiffness ratios of any automatic priming pump in the marketplace.”
The massive gasoline tanks on the Sykes range of dewatering pumps facilitate steady pumping for greater than 24 hours, which according to Strydom makes refuelling that much simpler as this only needs to be done once in a 24 hour cycle.
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