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ANDRITZ to overhaul 14 large-scale pumps for water supply of Hong Kong


International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded a contract for an extensive overhaul of 14 vertical adjustable propeller pumps supplied by ANDRITZ in 2002.

The pumps form the heart of the water supply system in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, which supplies drinking water to Hong Kong.

In addition to a general overhaul of the 14 pumps, the life cycle of the shaft bearing is also to be extended by installing new bearing technology. Each pump has an impeller diameter of 1,950 millimeters and a power of 5 megawatts at the nominal head of 26.6 meters and the nominal flow rate of 15 cubic meters per second. ANDRITZ supplied a total of 16 pumps for the plant, two of which have already been successfully overhauled.

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ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of almost 25,000 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.

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ANDRITZ is overhauling another 14 adjustable propeller pumps for the Shenzhen water supply system, Guangdong Province, China.

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Michael Buchbauer
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