Water is both the most common and most crucial element in metal making. Its primary use is for non-contact cooling of associated process equipment. But water is also used for direct contact cooling and cleaning of the metal in process, for cooling of the process off gases, for product rinsing and for process solutions makeup (i.e., pickling, cleaning and coatings operation), dust and moisture control, steam and power generation and potable water.
To ensure pump system reliability and plant availability, issues related to corrosion, scaling and bacteria must be successfully addressed along with effluent water treatment. With its proven expertise in water resources and power generation, chemical processing and materials engineering, Flowserve is uniquely qualified as a supplier-of-choice to fulfill the pumping system requirements of the primary metals industry.