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Vikoma Vortex Sludge Pump

The Vikoma Vortex Sludge Pump is designed to pump viscous and aggressive hydrocarbons and liquids from a variety of different applications, such as waste oil pits, sludge pits and drill cutting pits.

The Vortex pump unit is free floating and can be easily deployed into the pit/tank. The unit can be manufactured and certified to operate in hazardous and aggressive areas.

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Benefits

  • Fully floating pump unit that can easily be fitted into open pits and tanks
  • Can be certified for use in hazardous areas, e.g ATEX Zone 1
  • Fitted with a steam cage to heat the oil/sludge around the pump to reduce viscosity and allow pumping
  • Pump floats can be easily dismounted and reassembled on site to allow for easy transportation and storage
  • Pump fitted with dry running, over pressure and motor temperature protection
  • Certified single point lift allowing easy and safe deployment and recovery
  • Can be supplied with an electric winch system to allow the pump to be manouvred around the pit/tank
  • The pump can be adjusted so that it can be used to pump different levels within the pit/tank
  • The pump can be manufactured out of a range of materials to suit the liquid in the pit/tank

Specification

  • Progressive cavity displacement pump
  • Can pump liquids up to 1,000,000 cSt
  • Pumping capacity up to 12m3/hr
  • Solids handling up to 40mm diameter
  • For use in hazardous areas
  • 5 bar discharge pressure
  • 0 to +35oC operating range
  • 3 phase electric supply required

Areas of Use

  • Sludge pits
  • Waste oil pits
  • API separators
  • Waste liquid pits
  • Drill cutting pits
  • Slurry ponds

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