KEPL Sets a Benchmark 2500th Pump from KEPL for Saudi Aramco Ready for Shipment

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Kirloskar Ebara Pumps (KEPL), a sister concern of Kirloskar Brothers and manufacturer of critical process pumps and turbines, finished testing the 2500th pressure class pump designed and manufactured for Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabia base oil company.

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Pune/India - Testing of 10-stage high speed and high pressure API BB5 Pumps took place at Kirloskarvadi, Maharashtra which was witnessed by select officials from Thermax and Engineers India (EIL).

KEPL pump model 150 X 100 (A) DCD is designed for high pressure fluid handling applications especially in oil refineries and petrochemical industries. API 610 BB5 pumps are multistage centreline supported heavy duty double casing diffuser designed for handling high pressure and high temperature applications. This pump was designed with motor rating of 900 KW having the capacity of 92 m³/ hr and 1603.9 meter differential head achieved at a speed of 4483 Revolutions per Minute (RPM).