Designing Customised Soutions
Sarco has provided bespoke inflatable stopper bags to meet the special requirements of a wide range of applications, producing inflatable bags in many different shapes and sizes to use the flexibility of putting bags through very small points of access and remotely deploying and inflating long distances and passing through pipe bends.
These specially designed bespoke stopper bags are commonly inflated by air, inert gas or by other more specialist fluids. A stopper bag approach can deliver major savings over conventional alternatives. Sarco is delighted to work with customers to design, test and deliver novel solutions. The following are some examples of past projects:
The Thirlmere Aqueduct is a 95.9-mile (154.3 km) long pioneering section of water supply system built by the Manchester Corporation Water Works between 1890 and 1925. The aqueduct was built to carry approximately 55,000,000 imperial gallons (250,000 m3) per day of water from Thirlmere Reservoir to Manchester. The first phase was completed in 1897 and, for the […]
Macallan Distillery extracts water from the river Spey for cooling purposes via 3 x 12” and 2 x 10” pipes which are installed underground from the river bed into a stainless steel tank inside the pumphouse. Inside the tank within the pumphouse the pipes extend approximately 500mm into the tank and each pipe […]
36″ x 3m Long Subsea Grout Stinger Packer
Innovative Under Pressure Ferrule Removal Solution Current regulations require that domestic drinking water is practically lead free, with levels not exceeding 10 µg/l (10ppb). Therefore, with an estimated 40% of UK homes still having their tap water fed through lead pipes, coupled with OFWATS increased regulatory requirements to improve customer service and avoid shutting down […]