Updated: Jan 28
The Marelli SMK OH-2 pumps are an extremely popular API 610 pump found in chemical plants and the oil and gas industry across the world. Most commonly found in light hydrocarbon boosting, Light and Heavy vacuum gas oil (LVGO & HVGO), these pumps have proven to be robust and reliable in chemical plants, pipelines, and refineries.
Usually the Marelli SMK pump is equipped with a labyrinth from the OEM. Which has commonly been found to have an oil leakage issue with used with oil mist. In 2015, HPCL in India, decided to incorporate Isomag bearing isolators for their refinery on their Marelli SMK OH-2 API 610 pumps to add to it's already robust reputation. This batch of pumps went to an oil refinery using oil mist as the lubrication system. Isomag bearing isolators eliminate stray oil mist their liquid tight sealing faces. In addition to providing superior sealing and protection. Since the installation, their customer has reported that the stray oil mist issue has been alleviated and their pumps in the unit have cooler bearing housings.
A quick reminder; Isomag bearing isolators can be custom made to fit your machine. Contact our customer service team and we will help you find the ideal solution for your needs.