AMPO POYAM VALVES to deliver 4.000 valves

10 August 2018

SAMSUNG ENGINEERING has approached AMPO POYAM VALVES for the design and manufacture of more than 4.000 gate and globe valves for PTT Global chemical, olefins reconfiguration project in Thailand.

This plant, awarded from the state-owned PTT Global Chemical company to Samsung Engineering at the end of 2017, will be located in Map Ta Phut in Thailand’s Rayong province. The investment amount will rise up to 820 million. The facilities are expected to be in operation at the beginning of 2021 and will produce 500,000 tons of ethylene per annum through the major naphtha cracker unit and produce 250,000 tons of propylene per annum.

These 4.000 gate & globe valves’ sizes will range from 2” to 42” and the pressure range will vary from 150 lbs to 2500 lbs. They will be used in general service, cryogenic service and some of them will have a pressure seal bonnet design.

Many of the valves have a high fugitive emission requisition, as class A and class B.