Case Studies

A broad range of technical expertise and a comprehensive knowledge of the spray nozzle industry allows Tecpro to solve challenging spray nozzle problems. Take a look at the following case studies.

Birken Head Point Marina Hose Reels Web 150x150 Case Studies Marina Fuel Hose ReelsSituation: Enlisting the help of Moore Management, Mirvac undertook an upgrade and expansion project on its Marina at Birkenhead Point in Sydney NSW, including their refueling wharf. Problem: The fuel wharf consists of 3 diesel and 3 premium unleaded fuel bowsers. They needed an aesthetically pleasing, safe and functional way of transferring the fuel from the  ...read more
Water Treatment Facility Refurbishment Nozzles 150x150 Case Studies Water Corporation 30 year old filter refurbishmentSituation: Western Australia Water Corporation needed to refurbish a 30 year old water treatment facility. They were happy with the filters performance so an exact match to the old nozzles was preferred. Problem: The original nozzles were no longer available and alternatives which were available would have resulted in difference performance from the filter. Solution:  ...read more
Bespoke Nozzle 1 150x150 Case Studies Replacing 60 year old nozzles on a navy vessel  Situation: The Australian Navy was undertaking a refurbishment of one of its ships which was built in the 1950’s. Part of the refurbishment included replacing the systems fire spray nozzles and chemical defense spray nozzles.   Problem: The 60 year old nozzles were a custom design to suit a specific application and were no  ...read more
Centennial Coal 150x150 Case Studies Dramatic dust suppression in underground coal mineSituation: Centennial Coal’s Mandalong mine produces 5.5 million tonnes of coal each year from its underground Newcastle coal fields. Coal production typically produces a lot of dust creating a health hazard for mine operators. Problem: At the point where the coal drops from the crusher into the underground bin, a substantial amount of dust was  ...read more
Association Sunstate 150x150 Case Studies Ineffective truck wash’s award winning overhaulSituation: Concrete dust during truck loading is a real issue for concrete plants around Australia. It is important for the environment that none of the dust leaves the concrete plants and so it is a requirement that transport vehicles are washed after loading. Problem: Sunstate cement produces over 1.5 million tonnes of cement each year  ...read more
Odour Control 150x150 Case Studies Misting system eliminates odours at waste treatment facilitySituation: Waste recycling and waste recovering odour can sometimes be a real problem, however, it is one that can be solved, as was recently proven at a new trap waste facility at Dubbo NSW. Problem: The waste facility treats greasy liquid waste from local businesses. There was a very unpleasant odour within the building, which  ...read more
JEFF HILL BORAL WIDEMEER DUST SUPPRESSION 25.JPG 150x150 Case Studies Dust Suppression Solution For Building Material Recycling PlantSituation: A suburban Sydney building material recycling plant needed to reduce the amount of dust which was being carried by the wind, onto adjoining properties. Problem: Existing dust suppression systems were inadequate and unreliable.  Existing nozzles were often ineffectively located and produced water droplets which were too big to attract dust particles. Nozzles were often  ...read more
PS PR Large Capacity Tangential Hollow Cone 150x150 Case Studies Gas Scrubbing Problem Reduced at Port Kembla CopperSituation: Port Kembla Copper needed to reduce an excessive amount of acid being carried with gases out of the cooling tower into mist collectors. There was more acid than the collectors could cope with and they were overflowing. Problem: The spray droplet size was too fine. Cooling spray discharge at the top of the tower  ...read more
CAYNozzle 150x128 Case Studies Special Gas Cooling Nozzles Protect Bag Filters at Playford Power Station (South Australia)Situation: As part of a refurbishment Alstom Power required special emergency gas cooling sprays. These sprays are designed to operate when the gas reaches a defined temperature, and rapidly reduce gas temperature to prevent the gas igniting the bag filters. Problem: The design specified nozzles with a very high flow rate that could also produce  ...read more
WAZA 2 3 150x150 Case Studies Custom Designed Nozzle Helps Improves Output at Local Mini MillSituation: The Mini Mill (OneSteel) were revamping their Billet Casting process to increase both production, dimensional consistency, and reduced scale on the billet. Effective cooling sprays were seen as a key factor in achieving this. Problem: Improving water filtration, delivery and pressure was relatively straightforward. However, no standard spray nozzles would provide the desired spray  ...read more