The Challenges of OIL SANDS
Our heavy duty slurry pumps that can handle a viscous mixture of sand, clay, water and bitumen.
A viscous mixture of sand, clay, water and bitumen, slurry pump manufacturers face numerous technical challenges to excel in The Sands. To live in the Oil Sands it goes without saying that a slurry pump must be able to effectively and reliably pump a high solids concentration; but more than just pumping solids the same pump must be able to survive in extreme temperatures, sometimes living in an environment that reaches -40 degrees C as well as pumping slurries that need to be hot in nature to be processed. This is no easy task for the pump or Oil Producer who relies on it. There are Oil Sands all over the world, Canada, USA, Russia and Venezuela. Hevvy/Toyo is proud to be a leading supplier and partner to the Canadian Oil Sands, the world’s largest and most developed Oil Sands, in the Athabasca, Peace River and Cold Lake Regions.