Separon™ Desander

Separon™ Desanders are designed for bulk solids removal. Used for a wide range of offshore and onshore applications, these systems take on the dirtiest challenges and keep fluid streams free of troublesome solids. With a 2:1 turndown ratio, single units are available for flow rates ranging from 100 to 450,000 BWPD.

How it works

Liquid and solids enter the inlet tangentially and accelerate in the upper head setting up a circular flow. Centrifugal action directs particles heavier than the liquid to the perimeter of the separation chamber. Particle-free liquid discharges upward through the vortex to the outlet and solids are collected in the lower chamber for automatic and intermittent purging.

Key Benefits

Cost Savings

  • No moving parts saves maintenance time and costs.
  • No liners, screens, or filter elements to clean or replace.

Better Performance

  • No backwashing eliminates additional treatment and allows reclaiming of valuable fluids.
  • Enhanced internal accelerating slots for optimum solids-removal without emulsification.

High Flexibility

  • Designed to handle slugging, upset conditions, and high solids loading.
  • Choice of profiles to accommodate space and piping limitations.
  • Available as standalone equipment or complete skid packages.

Standard Features & Options

Standard Features

  • ANSI flanged inlet and outlet connections
  • Designed to ASME (section VIII, Div I), ANSI, CRN, PED, and NACE industry standards

Material of Construction

  • Vessel: Carbon Steel or 316L Stainless Steel or Duplex Stainless Steel
  • Interior: SS316L Spiral Wound Gaskets with Graphite Filled SS Centering and Inner Ring

Common Applications

  • Pipeline Flushing and Testing
  • FWKO
  • SAGD
  • Secondary Recovery
  • Frac Water
  • Wellstream Desanding
  • Seawater
  • Disposal Wells

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