Power Generation Sector
Insulating, Gears and Turbine oil
Purificadora works with turbines from a wide range of manufacturers, from which we highlight: ABB, Alstom, General Electric, Rolls Royce, Siemens, among others.
Almost all procedures can be carried out while the equipment is working, thus avoiding extremely costly production downtimes. Furthermore, quality is assured and controlled through Analyses and Tests carried out by external independent laboratories and by our own laboratory.
Purificadora carried out the drying and purification of the electric transformers of Setúbal Thermoelectric Power Plant.
Altogether there are 4 transformers of 315 MVA 18,000/440,000 V with 96,000 kg of oil, representing the largest transformers in Portugal, each one weighing 450,000 kg.
After treatment, analyses and tests were carried out by the EDP laboratory (Labelec).
The results highlighted the extraordinary benefits and improvements achieved by the oil following its treatment with our equipment.
The Carriço Cogeneration Power Plant is equipped with a low emission Rolls Royce RB211 gas turbine to produce electricity and heat.
Purificadora carried out the recycling of 6,000 litres of oil from the turbine's hydraulic lubrication unit, one of the most critical elements of the whole system. Recycled oil is a synthetic turbine oil and is the most commonly used aviation oil in the world.
The trust shown by Rolls Royce in choosing Purificadora as a partner further demonstrates the quality of the services that were carried out and the skills and know-how available to deal with such specific cases as this one.
The Mortágua Biomass Power Plant is the biggest of its kind in Portugal. It is equipped with an Ansaldo steam turbine for power generation.
Purificadora carried out the recycling of 6,000 litres of oil from the turbine's hydraulic lubrication unit, and continuously monitored the quantity of particles present in the oil during the procedure.
The oil that Purificadora recycled had been in the equipment for more than 7 years, however after our intervention it showed excellent levels of cleanliness, as per ISO 4406 standard the values achieved were: 13/9/4.
Did you know that, in most cases, industrial waste oils still retain more than 95% of their physical and chemical properties?
Purificadora brings economic and environmental advantages to your business.
Recycling means adding value
We have over 35 years of experience
Using technology and processes developed in-house over its 35 years of experience, Purificadora aims to extend the life of your oils indefinitely by treating and recycling them thoroughly at much lower prices when compared to the purchase of new oils.
Virtually every oil can be recycled, namely:
• Insulating oils
• Lubricating oils
• Hydraulic oils
• Turbine oils
• Compressor oils
• Gear oils
• Thermal oils
• Cutting oils
Activity carried out at the clients' premises
Every recycling activity is carried out at the clients' premises. From barrels, vats or tanks to large industrial plants, Purificadora brings its mobile equipment to the place where the oils are used and/or stored.
Our whole operation is ensured and monitored by internal and external laboratory analyses and tests, which guarantee the total quality and reliability of the physical and chemical properties of the oils that are treated and recycled.