New order of Cryomec® centrifugal pumps for an ASU


Fives has been awarded a contract for the supply of 13 Cryomec® cryogenic centrifugal pumps for a new Air Separation Unit (ASU) in China.

The new ASU, with an oxygen production capacity of more than 2,000 tons per day, will be built in the Lingang Economic District, Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone.

It is expected to become operational in 2022.

Fives will provide 8 Cryomec® LABS (single and multi-stage type) and 5 Cryomec® NLL pumps. The Cryomec® LABS (Labyrinth Seal) pumps will be used for LIN, LOX and CLAR applications while the Cryomec® NLL (Mechanical Seal) will be used  as truck loading pumps. The contract also includes the commissioning on site which will be completed by service engineers from Fives Cryo Suzhou.

Both type of cryogenic centrifugal pumps will be designed and tested before delivery in Fives workshop in Allschwil, Switzerland.

This contract represents an important cryogenic pumps order for Fives who has been working with this major Chinese EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) provider for many years.

It confirms Fives leadership as well in the supply of cryogenic pumps and the high standard of its equipment.