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Protec Arisawa will supply vessels to Agadir plant

Protec Arisawa will produce the pressure vessels for Agadir desalination plant. Abengoa affiliated company, Abengoa Water, has relayed on Protec Arisawa for the production and provision of the pressure vessels for the plant which, once finished, will become the biggest desalination plant in Moroco.

The plant will use the most modern ultra filtration pre-treatment systems and reverse osmosis technology to desalinate sea water. The plant will supply 100,000 m3/day of drinking water to more than 800,000 people in the region. It will also ensure the drinking water supply and water security in the zone, further contributing to the development of the tourism and agricultural industries that are the main economic drivers of this region.

Protect Arisawa will supply a sum of 928 pressure vessels designed and produced following the ASME Code. Depending on the model each vessel will be three or four side ported designed and produced out of superduplex stainless steel so as to avoid corrosion.

Protec Arisawa has produced and supplied pressure vessels for the biggest desalination plants that Abegona Water has developed lately around the world.

  • Barka desalination plant in Oman: 45.000m3/day
  • Chennai desalination plant in India: 100.000m3/ day
  • Honaine desalination plant in Algeria: 200.000m3/ day
  • Qingdao desalination plant in China: 100.000m3/ day
  • Skikda desalination plant in Algeria: 100.000m3/ day
  • Tenes desalination plant in Algeria: 200.000m3/ day

Protec Arisawa at Aquatech Amsterdam

Protec Arisawa will partipate in the 25th edition of Aquatech. The exhibition will take place in Amsterdam from the 3rd to the 6th of November 2015. More than 19,000 international water technology professionals will convene in RAI Amsterdam during 4 days filled with inspiration and innovation.

We invite our clients, suppliers and friends to visit Protec Arisawa team at stand 01.101.

Aquatech is the world’s leading trade exhibition for process, drinking and waste water. Offering a complete product overview in the field of process, drinking and waste water, market leaders (in the world) will be present.

Our Pressure Vessels more easily recognizable

Protect Arisawa continues developing its strategy of applying innovation to every production and management process. This time the company has focused on the pressure vessel appearance.

The products are designed and fabricated following the usual technological process but from now on customers will easily recognize them because they will have Protect Arisawa logo on them.

Protec Arisawa is the global leader for the design and the manufacturing of Fiber Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels for membrane filtration systems.

With three production sites located on three different continents and over 40 years of experience in filament winding, Protec Arisawa is your supplier of choice when it comes to selecting high-quality pressure vessels with leading technology.

Protec Arisawa will take part in IDA World Congress 2015
Protec Arisawa will take part in IDA World Congress 2015

Protec Arisawa will participate in IDA World Congress 2015  with a big stand and a numerous delegation made up of both Europe and American teams.

Senior Directors and Sales Managers from Protec Arisawa America and Protec Arisawa Europe will be in San Diego from august 30th to September 4th to assits clients, suppliers and friends who want to come over and visit us.

IDA, World Congress is the premier global event in the desalination and water reuse industry.  The Congress offers exceptional opportunities to expand knowledge of current and emerging desalination and water reuse technologies.


Pressure Vessels in Carlsbad Desal Plant in California
Protec Arisawa Pressure Vessels in L.A Times

The L.A Times has just published an article about Carlsbad desalination project. The plant, located in California, is being built out of Protec Arisawa Pressure Vessels.

According to the American newspaper “this is the largest desalination plant in the western hemisphere and will generate 50 million gallons of potable water a day. The plant will serve about 300,000 people, which is about seven percent of San Diego County’s water supply”.

The Carlsbad plant is expected to begin operation by Thanksgiving 2015.

A sum of 2200 Protec Arisawa Pressure Vessels with size 8” diameter and design pressure of 1,200 psig are being used in the project.

Protec Arisawa Pressure vessels are fabricated & tested in accordance with the engineering standards of the Boiler and Pressure Vessels Code of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) section X.

For Carlsbad project Protec Arisawa decided to manufacture the pressure vessels in the factory located in California.

Read the complete article here

Protec Arisawa Pressure Vessels in West Africa

The plant, inaugurated by Abengoa in Ghana, is already able to supply 60.000 cubic meters to the cities of Teshie, Tema y Nungua whose population is experiencing strong growth.

The project included the development of the infrastructures necessary for the capture of sea water, the application of pre-treatment system by ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis desalination, currently the newest technology and the use of efficient solutions for energy recovery among others.

Almost 588 pressure vessels fabricated & tested by Protec Arisawa, in accordance with the engineering standards of the Boiler and Pressure Vessels Code of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) section X, have been used in the project. These pressure vessels were manufactured according to project specifications: design pressure 1000psig and size 8”.

The desalination plant has a wide acceptance among the Ghanaian authorities and the local population because it will improve the quality of life for the inhabitants of the region.

Protec Arisawa on the cover of The New York Times
Protec Arisawa Pressure Vessels on the cover of The New York Times

The prestigious news paper dedicates part of its cover to stand out the proliferation of desalination plants in USA.

The New York Times explains in a detailed article how a technology “once dismissed as too expensive and harmful to the environment” is becoming indispensable for more and more countries around the world. Metropolis investing billions of dollars in the industry, small ocean desalination plants up and running in a handful of towns, estates studying the issue, benefits facing up to inconvenients.

Protec Arisawa plays a leading role in this industrial revolution designing and manufacturing high quality Fiber Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels for membrane filtration systems.

Read the complete article here.

mirfa news protec arisawa
Degremont relies on Protec Arisawa for Mirfa Project in Abu Dhabi

Protec Arisawa will provide Degremont with the Membrane Housings in the Mirfa project which will combine existing and new facilities to offer a power capacity of 1,600 MW and a seawater desalination capacity of 52.5 MIGD (238,665 m3/day). The total investment cost of the project is approximately $1.5bn, funded by a mix of debt and equity.

Degremont will handle the reverse osmosis facility. The Suez Environment subsidiary was last month awarded the contract by Masdar to build an energy-efficient pilot desalination plant, powered by renewable energy.

Degremont will be responsible for the design, engineering, procurement, construction, operation, maintenance and evaluation of the pilot plant, over the course of 18 months.

Iran news from protec arisawa
Protec Arisawa focusing on Iran Market

Protec Arisawa is being part of the latest Fluidex Commercial Mission in Iran, an Industrial Powerhouse in the Gulf Region, developing an already ample and diversified Customers Portfolio in the area.

As the population of Iran continues to grow, so does the demand on the water sector. In recent years water extraction and consumption rates have steadily increased leading to shortages throughout the nation.

Iranian government has decided that the best way to secure water resources for the future is through the development of the existing water network.

news offshore brazil from protec arisawa news
Offshore applications growing steadily (Brazil)

Protec Arisawa has established as a main actor for the Water Treatment Industry within the Offshore Operations, having been recently trusted by VWS WESTGARTH for the P67, P70 and P76 and Degremont for the P74.

Our vessels are regarded as a sure bet within an activity where Technical specs and requirements are the highest ones about Water Treatment Industrial Processes. Their strength and reliability allow them to provide full assurance to our customers