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Q:

Though it is commonly said that stainless steel is vulnerable to seawater, is there no seawater durable stainless steel?

A:

Yes there is. Seawater Resistant Stainless Steel YST130N

Q:

The resin pump for seawater is weak and easily damaged. Are there any countermeasures?

A:

Pumps made of Seawater Resistant Stainless Steel YST130N can solve the problem.

Q:

We want to place the pump intake as far offshore as possible for clean seawater intake. Is there a pump that can draw up seawater through a long, horizontal intake pipe?

A:

Self-Priming Centrifugal Pump UHNS and UHNK with strengthened UHN self-priming functions

Q:

Is there a pump that can transfer seawater while eliminating dissolved oxygen?

A:

Enhanced Self-Priming Pump UPM, UPS, Defoaming Pump UPSA, and other

Q:

Though cheap resin piping is preferable, water hammer will cause problems. Are there any check valves for preventing water hammer damage?

A:

Wafer-Type Check Valve SL-SW

Q:

The check valve easily corrodes in seawater. Are there any countermeasures?

A:

Wafer-Type Check Valve made of Seawater Resistant Stainless Steel YST130N can solve the problem.

Q:

Seawater corrodes mechanical seals very quickly. Is there a seawater durable mechanical seal available?

A:

Non-External-Flushing Mechanical Seal made of Seawater Resistant Stainless Steel YST130N

Q:

Is there a heat resistant material that does not corrode in hot spring water?

A:

Optimum YST130N in the Special Stainless Steel YST series

Q:

Are there metallic parts that do not corrode even in wind off the sea?

A:

Parts made of Seawater Resistant Stainless Steel YST130N


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