Pune-headquartered Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL), a joint venture of Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL), has successfully commissioned its indigenously-developed first API 611 Steam Turbine ‘K-TUR’ at PT. Pemukasakti Manishindah, Indonesia. KEPL designed and developed API 611 compliant steam turbine up to a power rating of 3000 kW for the global API industry. This first “K-TUR” was supplied through ISGEC Heavy Engineering Limited, India with a rating of 380 Kw. This turbine is capable of variable speed / power operation from 30 % to 110 % of the boiler load and has been designed in a way that it has the best operational efficiencies over its designed life of 20 years. In addition to No Load Mechanical Run Testing (NLMRT) as per API 611. KEPL also tested the turbine on part load for the first time using a calibrated pump to evaluate its operational performance vis-a-vis the designed performance.
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KEPL has shipped the first set “5-stage BB3” pumps to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for J3 Project at Jamnagar in Gujarat, India. API 610 standard BB3 pumps are Between Bearing Axially-Split case pump.
BB3 pumps are designed for high temperature and high pressure fluid transfer applications. Its near-centreline mounting design makes the BB3 pump suitable for various refinery applications subjected to the ISO or API criteria for flammable hydrocarbons. The pumping temperatures range for the BB3 Pump is from 5 degree Celsius to 200 degree Celsius and its capacity is upto 2500 m³/h.
KEPL has introduced energy efficient BB1 series pump under the model name of KBAD. This new series is designed especially for process industries for various chemical and liquid pumping applications. The “Between Bearing Axially Split Case Pump” is conform to API 610 latest edition.
Pump Solutions Group (PSG), an operating company within Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Finder S.p.A., headquartered in Merate, Italy.
KSB delivered pumps for a solar thermal power plant located 60 kilometres south-east of Seville in Andalusia. The units in question were seven process pumps for pumping thermal oil at a drive rating of up to 315 kW, and four canned motor pumps with maximum 45 kW. All the units were built in accordance with the standards and specifications of the American Petroleum Institute (API). The pumps perform different tasks in the power plant.
Colfax Fluid Handling has received an order to deliver 21 of its Allweiler screw pumps valued at more than EUR 300,000 for a power plant in Saudi Arabia. The pumps will be an important part of a gas turbine power plant in Yanbu.