SMD Severstal – Lefa Corridor Project

Application: Open Cut Mine Dewateringsmd_project_web

Description of the customised solution specific to this project & application:

Two x STALKER Model APC8400 SHD auto prime heavy-duty 200×150-500SHD centrifugal pump assembly direct coupled to a CAT C15, water cooled, turbo charged diesel engine were supplied. The pump construction was of all ductile iron, a H3B stainless steel impeller, a 4140 steel shaft, 316SS shaft sleeve features a cartridge mechanical seal and quench tank.

The pumps are made self-priming with the assistance of a compressor, suction venturi assembly and come mounted on heavy duty skid style base with the following features;

  • Cat Shutdown panel
  • Wiggins style oil drain system on engine
  • Donaldson type pre-cleaner and air filter
  • CAV type water trap
  • Dual emergency stop control
  • Compressor prime assembly with fully enclosed guarding coated yellow
  • Maintenance free batteries
  • Dry powder fire extinguisher
  • Pump operating orange flashing light
  • Jump start receptors
  • Lockable battery box and isolator
  • Lockable starter motor isolation
  • Exhaust and Turbo lagging
  • Discharge & suction gauges
  • Full operating signage
  • Skid base c/w inbuilt fuel tank, push bar on rear
  • Engine protection canopy with work lights (Rain Hood)
  • Central lifting point, 4 point towing access
  • 4 Point corner tie down locations
  • Suction boom assembly and winch
  • Operations handbook and manual