Alfa Laval WHPX405 Separator is a high-speed centrifugal separator that is specifically for marine services. Its purpose is to separate oil and water from various types of fuels, such as diesel and heavy fuel oil, with a separation efficiency greater than 98%. The separator utilizes a self-cleaning, disc-stack type bowl design, with a maximum bowl speed of 9515 rpm and maximum throughput capacity of 15,000 L/h (3960 GPH).
The essential parts of the Alfa Laval WHPX405 Separator include the bowl assembly, drive system, and control system, and it has a compact footprint that allows for easy installation on board a vessel. The bowl is made of stainless steel and has a volume of 10.9 liters (2.9 gallons), while the motor power is 22 kW (30 HP). It can operate at temperatures up to 100°C (212°F) and pressures up to 1.5 bar (22 psi).
In terms of safety features, the WHPX405 Separator comes equipped with a bowl imbalance detection system and an automatic shutdown function that activates in the event of an unexpected power loss. The separator has user-friendly controls, making operation and maintenance simple.
Overall, the Alfa Laval WHPX405 Separator provides reliable and high-performance oil and fuel treatment in marine services, ensuring efficient separation of oil and water and contributing to smooth and effective vessel operations.
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