The company UPB Energy has successfully commenced a new production course – production of pressure equipment. The first domestic production of a hydraulic separator has been installed in the key project of UPB – SIA ‘Liepājas enerģija’ biomass boiler plant. For the project of two 15 MW wood chip boilers, a hydraulic separator was produced in the factory, the basic functions of which are pressure balancing and protection of the hydraulic system of the boiler plant from impacts in the external heat supply network.
The item has been produced and certified in accordance with the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC of the European Union. The hydraulic separator of UPB Energy corresponds to the highest – IV category of this directive.
During the production, all trials and tests stated in the directive have been carried out, including radiography, magnetic particle testing, ultrasonic testing.
The hydraulic separator has been successfully certified and operates in Liepaja, Kaiju Street 33A.
Parameters of the hydraulic separator:
Capacity 3 m3
Operating pressure 16 bar
Test pressure 24 bar
Operating temperature 120 °C