Pump specialist and native Sykes distributor Integrated Pump Rental is breaking new ground for purchasers in corrosive environments, providing a pump solution that is constructed completely from stainless steel.
According to Steve du Toit, rental improvement supervisor at Integrated Pump Rental. whereas the pumps themselves or pump parts are commonly out there in chrome steel, the market has not but made something like this available.
Integrated Running out is producing full stainless steel pump sets.
“Our focus on particular customer requirements, constructed to order in our modern workshop, has led us to develop a fully stainless steel solution – from the tank and skid to the lifting body and different components,” says du Toit. “We have seen a definite curiosity available in the market for this build design, as customers see the value in having this corrosion resistant materials in all aspects of the pump set.”
He notes that the preliminary curiosity has come from the mining sector, where mine water being pumped is commonly acidic. However, he expects further interest from the chemical and process industries the place corrosive liquids are pumped and stored.
“The design is predicated on our ‘total solution’ strategy, where we contemplate the entire software and its challenges,” he says. “While the upfront cost of stainless-steel is obviously greater, the worth gained by the customer when it comes to longevity and reliability far outweigh this.”
Integrated Pump Rental is providing a pump solution that is built totally from stainless-steel.
Among the purposes is open pit dewatering where there are low pH ranges within the water, as well as coastal purposes where salt water and air trigger speedy rusting of gentle metal. Integrated Pump Rental has already efficiently positioned a stainless-steel unit in a coastal application, the place it’s performing properly.
“Different grades of stainless-steel are used within the design, depending on which elements have essentially the most contact with the acidic medium,” he says. “A vary of materials is subsequently employed to swimsuit every software, and to achieve optimal performance at the best value.”
This custom engineering is made attainable by the company’s vary of technical expertise and specialist expertise that resides in its folks. This in-house experience contains draughting, fabrication and pump meeting, making use of coded welders and certified boilermakers. Depending on the applying, the chrome steel build can be provided on a street trailer or with a site trolley.

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