Truflo Marine’s new in house “Flow & Test Cycle Rig” will be ready for commissioning in October 2009. The Flow & Test Cycle Rig operates at 40bar, and the roof mounted tank holds 10,000 litres of water which weighs 10tns.

In addition, there is approximately a further 1500 litres (1.5tns) of water in the pipework. Operating under realistic test conditions, the facility will provide Truflo Marine with far greater control of the testing process as it will allow for in depth experimental programmes. Valves in development can be tested to ensure that the design is valid prior to the process being taken further.

Complete with fully automatic cycle testing, Truflo Marine will have the ability to cycle test valves while recording data 24 hours per day. The test facility will also be contracted out to third parties; Truflo Marine will be one of only a few companies who can offer such test facilities.