The plant features the latest computerized machining equipment, and includes lifting capabilities of up to 60 tons for packaging and testing purposes. With extensive full-scale testing capabilities, Burnaby offers customers reliable and proven solutions to meet the most stringent requirements.
The Burnaby facility has two separately defined test areas equipped to test a variety of size and type of centrifugal pumps, in both horizontal and vertical configurations. Power capacity for testing is up to 15,000 hp (11,190 kW) for 60 Hz power applications and up 10,000 hp (7,475 kW) with capacity to expand to 15,000 hp (11,190 kW) for 50 Hz.. Both testing areas allow flow rates up to 60,000 gallons.
Control rooms are also available to perform conventional "pump performance testing" as well as advanced transient or hot testing on centrifugal pumps to exacting standards.
The plant nuclear and environmental quality control systems include CSA N285.0, CSA Z299.1, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.