Edit ModuleShow Tags

A Firm Stance Against Corrosive Environments

Sulzer develops heat treatment procedure to strengthen pumps.


Published:

Pumping corrosive fluids containing abrasive solids is a challenge. To face this challenge, Sulzer has developed a specific heat treatment procedure for steel that improves wear resistance, while leaving corrosion resistance nearly unchanged.

There are several pumps that can operate in corrosive and abrasive environments, such as chemical or metal processes and wastewater treatment. To ensure high reliability, research and development in the fields of fluid mechanics and materials technology, as well as detailed knowledge of the applications and operating conditions, are essential, Sulzer said.

Hydroabrasive wear and corrosion can significantly reduce the lifetime of pump components. One possibility to optimize operational life in such aggressive surroundings is the use of specially adapted hydraulics or seals. Furthermore, the selection of appropriate materials is the key to ...

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Recent Articles

MCO-I Coming To America

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corp. (MCO-I) has started operating in North America at its facility in Pearland, Texas, south of Houston.

EIA: Natural Gas Prices Increase In Most Locations

Most market locations saw natural gas prices jump during the April 15 to April 22 report week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

New Natural Gas Screw Compressors

Valerus Recognized For Safety Performance

Valerus received a Gas Processors Suppliers Association (GPSA) Company Safety Award at the 2015 GPSA annual convention in San Antonio, Texas.

GE Adds Propak To Power Packager Program

GE’s Distributed Power business has expanded its Gas Compression Power Packager program in Canada by adding Propak Systems as a new participant at the platinum level.