As a leading supplier of high-pressure technology, KAMAT has supplied a specially developed a hydrostatic testing pump for pressure vessel testing of hydrogen tanks as a pump unit to Industrie­anlagenbetriebs­gesellschaft mbH (IABG) headquartered in Ottobrunn. IABG is a European technology company that operates in the automotive, infocom, mobility, environment and energy, and aerospace sectors.

Technical details and functions of the hydrostatic testing pump

The hydrostatic test pump supplied by KAMAT can burst tanks and vessels at up to 2,200 bar and is a complete solution with integrated valve, control and regulation technology. The scope of supply includes a KAMAT high-pressure pump, valves, motor and control unit with frequency converter as well as a feed tank. Everything is compactly mounted on a frame and ready to operate. The efficient and compact plug-and-play system is designed for a long service life and therefore outperforms other plunger pumps and technologies.

“We have paid particular attention to the control of the system,” says Fabian Hoff, Sales Manager at KAMAT. It is operated entirely via a display, which allows the maximum rate of pressure increase to be set and the burst pressure to be recorded. In addition, further options can be retrofitted and customer-specific integrations can be carried out in order to optimally adapt the system to the customer’s specific requirements.

Advantages of the high-pressure hydrostatic test system

The KAMAT high-pressure hydrostatic testing pump offers significant advantages to companies such as IABG. It enables hydrostatic tests on hydrogen tanks to be carried out in the best possible way in inspection and test centres. The efficiency of the high-pressure pump plays a decisive role here, as it enables burst tests to be carried out automatically, quickly and safely. This means that the system is able to perform its tasks with minimum effort and maximum results, resulting in a reduction in the time and resources required for the testing process. Thanks to its high efficiency, compactness and ease of use, the KAMAT burst tester ensures tank reliability and safety.

KAMAT’s commitment to innovative solutions in hydrostatic pressure testing

The supply of this highly specialised equipment underlines KAMAT’s commitment to providing innovative and efficient solutions to the demanding challenges of hydrostatic pressure testing. “We are delighted to be able to support IABG with our highly specialised hydrostatic testing equipment. The safety and reliability of hydrogen tanks is of paramount importance, especially with the increasing use of hydrogen as an alternative energy source,” says Hoff.

With its outstanding technical data and wide range of functions, the KAMAT hydrostatic testing pump for pressure vessel testing offers a reliable and efficient solution to the challenges of the hydrogen industry. It supports IABG in further optimizing its testing processes and strengthening its position as a leading provider of solutions for safeguarding high technology.

Technical data at a glance:

  • Effective flow rate Q = 1.9 – 3.4 l/min
  • Operating pressure p max. = 2200 bar
  • Drive power P erf. = 15 kW