With ClydeUnion Pumps, SPX FLOW Inc, global manufacturer of industrial equipment, aims to provide total pumping solutions in demanding markets such as oil exploration, refining and distribution, water treatment and distribution, desalination and other industrial processes
According to the company, the ClydeUnion Pumps CUP-BB5 is the latest generation of high pressure, multi-stage, barrel case pump and part of an extensive portfolio of high pressure pumps designed to the latest API specifications and for compliance with the most stringent global oil industry requirements.
The pump can be used in applications including seawater injection, produced water reinjection, flow-line displacement, crude oil pipeline, NGL pipeline, refinery process charging, gas treatment, boiler feed and refined product pipeline distribution.
SPX said that the pump is available with opposed or inline impeller arrangements, volute or diffuser-based hydraulics, foot or centreline mounting and a choice of construction materials from carbon steels to super duplex.
“The BB5 is also available with ClydeUnion Pumps’ unique shear ring design to reduce cartridge overhaul weight and times, whilst also eliminating the need for torqueing equipment,” said the company.
The SPX FLOW ClydeUnion Pumps provides customers with in-depth expertise in challenging operations. ClydeUnion Pumps’ worldwide facilities also provide advanced test capability with the capacity to test large systems and provide complete mechanical and electrical string testing.
The pump helps the customers in a variety of applications, from assistance with specification and design, through precision engineering and fabrication, to installation and commissioning. A full range of aftermarket services include expert upgrade and re-rating services for all pump models as well as for other pump brands, aiming to ensure optimised performance and maximum lifetime.