Scope of Supply: Repairs, Complete overhaul
Since 2003, Western Energy has been awarded a year-on-year pump maintenance contract covering a total of 36 API 610 molten salt pumps, installed in Sumitomo Chemical plants.
In carrying out regular inspections and planned maintenance on these 10 ton pumps, the repair works ensured that the pumps were in top condition and operated in an energy-efficient manner till the next round of overhaul period.
Each year Western Energy service and overhaul on average 6 Units of these pumps, resolving such problems as corrosions, impeller carrion and pitting due to cavitation, score marks on shaft, dented diffuser, just to name a few. Every overhaul the standard factory procedures requires us to conduct shaft run-out check, bush clearance, wear ring clearance check, impeller dynamic balancing test.