Case study

Pump production efficiency leading to more than 1m$/year operating result

Our client DEME wanted to reduce production losses encountered due to the frequent replacement of the wear ring of its dredging pump.

1
Client request

Reducing the replacement frequency of the wear ring thanks to an increase in wear life of the casting.

2
Solution

The use of ceramic Xwin® for the exposed zone allowing an increase of the lifetime x3.

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3
Results

With realistic operating conditions, the total savings of our client DEME was more than 1,300k USD!

Maintenance costs savings 10,600$
Increase in production efficiency 1,216,000$
Savings in parts replacement 5,000$
Savings in fuel consumption 122,000$
Total savings 1,353,600$
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