Industrial – Design

Thick Stock Pump Replacement

Project Description

  • Replacement of a Thick Stock Pump with a Medium Consistency Stock Pump


Services Provided:

  • Management of design team including electrical, instrumentation, and structural engineering consultants
  • Prepare a Process and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID)
  • Review existing process parameters and establish design criteria for sizing of a Medium Consistency (MC) stock pump
  • Prepared a feasibility study which included:
    • Prepared system curves for 10%, 12%, and 14% bone dry pulp stock consistencies
    • Determined pump capacity at each stock consistency
    • Estimated energy demand, and energy consumption at each stock consistency
    • Class 4 capital cost estimate
  • Prepared a class 3 capital cost estimate
    • Preliminary sizing and material selection of piping and valves
    • Preliminary bill of materials
    • Preliminary drawings of the proposed installation
    • Final sizing for an MC pump
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Thick Stock Pump Replacement