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.
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