Low Pressure Flowloops

ProlabNL offers the following low presure-atmospheric loops:

Atmospheric test loop I
Feed section: 3600 Am3/hr air and 80 m3/hr of liquid (hydrocarbon liquid + water).
Test section: equipped with 20” see-through horizontal separator and vertical scrubber (in near future up to 30,000 m3/hr of air).

Atmospheric test loop II
Feed section: 150 Am3/hr air and 200 m3/hr of liquid (hydrocarbon liquid + water).
Test section: equipped with inline desanding and water treatment equipment(s).

Atmospheric test loop III
Feed section: 1500 Am3/hr air and 300 m3/hr of liquid (hydrocarbon liquid + water).
Test section: equipped with a see-through separator of 1200 mm ID.

Hydrocyclone test loop
The test loop has a liquid handling capacity of up to 3 – 12 m3/hr of oily water (up to 5000 ppm OIW).

Compact Bulk De-oiling Cyclone test loop
The test loop has a liquid handling capacity of up to 16 m3/hr of liquid (multiple cyclone liners in a max three stage configuration, up to 30% v/v hydrocarbon liquid).

Inline Desanding test loop
Feed section: 125 m3/hr liquid (4” piping).
Test section: equipped with sand feeder with a range of 100 ppm to 1000 kg/hr.

Sand Removal Cyclone test loop
Feed section: 50 m3/hr water
Test section: equipped with a 6 meter long ID 2000 mm open vessel.

Sand  Erosion test loop
Feed section: 5 m3/h water
Test section: equipped with sandfeeder 1-200kg/h to simulate equipment lifetime in severe erosion conditions.

Adjustments of flowloops, mainly test sections, are possible to meet customers’ needs.  ProlabNL also provides particle size analysis using laser diffraction technology and high speed camera which enable liquid-liquid and liquid-gas droplets size measurements, droplets behaviour in emulsions etc.