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Compressors to play important role in new nitrophosphate plant

Diversified technology provider Johnson Controls’ Sabroe compressors, which power a custom-build ammonia chiller plant, will play an important role in diversified chemicals group Omnia’s newly operational R670-million nitrophosphate plant in Sasolburg. Omnia lead process engineer Kripal Daby explains that, a core part of the nitrophosphate production innovation is a new more efficient method of crystallisation, which requires the nitrophosphate liquid to be rapidly cooled. “We needed a chiller solution that was not only robust and reliable, but capable of managing variable loads, and able to respond effectively and operate cost effectively.”

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