Transfer Pump Replacement

Transfer Pump Replacement


CommTank replaced two pumps at a pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporation in Andover Massachusetts as part of a building and operations maintenance service we provide. 

Pump Replacements

  • Provided a written Health and Safety Plan, complete a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) and conduct a tailgate safety meeting prior to commencing work
  • Provided confined space entry permit per D-129 CFR 1910.146
  • Provided retrieval system, ventilation equipment, supplied air system, communication equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE), lighting, safety barriers, ladders, etc.
  • Perform pre-entry testing using a multi-gas meter
  • Pump groundwater from the pit to make it ready for entry
  • Enter the pit and disconnect the pumps at the 4-bolt flange
  • Jet-rinse the lines
  • Install like-for-like pumps (supplied by Pfizer
  • Test pumps to ensure proper operation
Service Pit

Service pit entryway for transfer pump access.

New transfer pump

New transfer pump is installed and tested.

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