Transportation of Bauxite Ore Slurry at 95°C / 203°F
At Urals Alumina Plant, they required to renovate their carbon steel pipes where they transport bauxite ore slurry at 95°C / 203°F. Every year these lines were suffering from sedimentation problems and it was necessary to clean them every three months, involving man power and
The client decided to replace the carbon steel pipes with Pexgol pipes. Thanks to it smooth inner surface, sedimentation is not a problem and as a consequence requires less maintenance, lowering also costs.
The Pexgol pipes have been checked annually and even after 4,5 years of exploitation, the pipes have shown positive results. They don’t have to clean the pipes any more.
Urals Alumina Plant – Rusal
Russia | 2013
Pexgol 160 mm Class 15