Fives selected by Air Liquide for the supply of the world largest Air Separation Unit

Through its Cryogenics | Energy business line, Fives has been awarded this major contract for the supply of brazed aluminium heat exchangers (BAHX) and Cryomec cryogenic pumps for the largest new Air Separation Units (ASU) in the world.

Fives has been selected by Air Liquide to supply the BAHX and the cryogenic pumps on the new ASU producing industrial gas (mainly oxygen for Sasol in Secunda, South Africa.)

This single unit will be the world largest ASU ever built, with a total capacity of 5000 t/d Oxygen at the high altitude industrial site (equivalent to 5800 t/d Oxygen at sea level). Fives will supply all the BAHX and Cryomec cryogenic pumps needed for this ASU.

Fives was selected as the major supplier for this leading gas industrial company for its reputation of reliability and long-term relationship with customers.