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Whelans Quarry, Ireland

The project:

Dewatering in a quarry.

Executing companies:

Whelans Limestone Quarries;

Consolidated Pumps (Tsurumi partner)

The problem:

Dewatering while overcoming great differences in height of up to 60m.

The solution:

Installation of three type LH645 high-pressure pumps (45kW). Implementation of dimensionally stable hoses with added protection against rockfall.

In the event of abrasive and corrosive utilization, stronger wear and tear will take place naturally in certain components. With regards to the above application wear and tear can take place mainly in impeller, agitator, suction plate, shaft sleeve, oil ring, mechanical seal, pump casing, strainer, motor casing and discharge coupling. Depending on the working conditions the lifetime of those parts might vary significantly and can be shorter than the legal warranty period.
In this regard, please pay attention to our general terms and conditions that we also send to you by mail on request.