Metso has received significant orders for its Neles
and Jamesbury valves from Sadara Chemical Co., a
joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical.
The valves will be delivered for Sadara's fully integrated
chemicals complex currently under construction
in Al Jubail, Saudi
Metso received these orders during the 2013 year, the company
said in a news release on Friday.
Metso's delivery includes automated control and on/off
valves, emergency shut-down valves, as well as ball and
butterfly valves equipped with intelligent valve controllers
Neles ND9000.Many of the valves are of large
diameter, sizing up to 80 inch (about 2 meters).
Metso's valves will control process flow in several process
areas in the complex, including the mixed feed cracker,
downstream units and utilities.
metal seat as well as Jamesbury
soft seat technologies provide dependable valve performance
enabling reliable, safe and efficient plant operations in petrochemical
applications. Neles ND9000
is a field-proven valve
controller that guarantees end product quality in all
operating conditions with its unique 3rd generation
diagnostics and incomparable performance features.
The Sadara complex will produce more than 3 million tpy of
high value specialty chemical products and performance
plastics to be used in many industries.