Antwerp, Belgium, September 1, 2016: When Petrolane needed to perform renovation on a set of subsea choke valves and realized the complete testing time would be 36 hours, they contacted Atlas Copco Rental in order to find a solution allowing them to complete the work faster.
Atlas Copco Rental came up with a solution that comprised one XAMS 400 diesel driven mobile compressor supplying 800 cfm of air at 125 psi together with a 2m³ tank to feed and maintain the customer’s HPU (High Pressure Unit) at 5000 psi. Lucas Lamoia, sales engineer at Atlas Copco Rental Brazil explains: “We managed to keep the required constant pressure level, overcoming the delays and providing an extraordinary reduction in the test duration to only one and a half hour!” Petrolane’s engineer, Fellipe Azevedo, says “Thanks to the collaboration with Atlas Copco Rental we have managed to complete our valves tests in a more than satisfactory time. We will definitely repeat this solution for our future renovation jobs. Teaming up with Atlas Copco Rental went very smooth, they worked together with us from the earliest stage of the project to come up with the best possible solution.”
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopcogroup.com.
Specialty Rental is a division within Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area. It serves customers in the industry segments around the world with temporary air and power rental solutions. The specialty rental services are offered under several brands. The divisional headquarters is located in Houston, USA.