OTC 2014: FMC Technologies Schilling Robotics develops isolated pump

FMC Technologies Schilling Robotics has won an OTC Spotlight Award for the ISOL-8 Pump.

Apr 28th, 2014
FMC Technologies Schilling Robotics ISOL-8 Pump
FMC Technologies Schilling Robotics ISOL-8 Pump

Offshore staff

HOUSTON– FMC Technologies Schilling Robotics has won an OTC Spotlight Award for the ISOL-8 Pump.

The isolated pump enables secondary intervention for BOPs in compliance with API Standard 53. The ISOL-8 Pump is tightly integrated with FMC’s UHD III ROV, and meets the 45 second requirement for closing BOP shear rams.

The ISOL-8 Pump consists of independent pistons synchronized with software control. Flexible configuration allows optimization for a variety of demands and can simultaneously provide up to 50 gpm at 5,000 psi. The company says this system is depth insensitive and can save operators up to $4 million per rig.

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