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Oil Dynamics delivers pumping system for Austrian thermal baths

German artificial lift specialist Oil Dynamics GmbH has designed, delivered and installed a pumping system for Austria’s largest thermal resort in Bad Loipersdorf.

The electric submersible pump (ESP) will lift 3–6 litres per second of 60°C mineral-rich water from an installation depth of approximately 900m and deliver it uphill to the thermal baths.

Along with the pump, Oil Dynamics also supplied the complete surface equipment as a tailored, containerised solution. In addition to the customer’s control system, the ventilated and heated container includes an Oil Dynamics frequency converter ElektroMotion Technology ESP smartDRIVE and a fitting dry-type transformer.

The pumping system was delivered to schedule, with an Oil Dynamics service engineer on site assisting with the customer’s successful pump testing.

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