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Case Study Australian Fluid Handling Project, NT

The customer

Founded in 1999, Australian Fluid Handling (AFH) has evolved to become a major national supplier of Engineered Skid packaged equipment and distributor of internationally renowned pump and compressor systems and fuel management solutions. A member of the Sturrock and Robson group, AFH services industries including Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Refrigeration, Mineral Processing and Water Treatment.

IBEX Australia’s involvement

IBEX Australia are the leading suppliers of industrial pipe and fitting systems and are the first to offer twin ferrule tube compression fittings with a tightness indicator. The product line VIS-LOK has a unique perfect tightness indicator, providing a perfect connection every time.

The challenge

The Projects/Engineering team engaged with IBEX Australia to provide instrumentation compression fitting solutions for a fuel additive skid application. Jack Way, VIS-LOK National Sales Manager, then liaised with AFH in order to meet their requirements.

The solution

The fuel skid was a fully automated system comprising of two low flow high pressure progressive cavity pumps, instrumentation and control panels, all interconnected with stainless steel tubing and piping. IBEX Australia demonstrated its unique capabilities and benefits over competitors’ products very quickly, allowing AFH to commence the project ahead of schedule and on budget.

From the client

"The choice for instrument compression fittings on this skid were VIS-LOK. The decision was based on the positive technical and commercial reviews against its competitors in the industry.”

Projects/Engineering Team Leader, Australian Fluid Handling

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