Case Studies

Portobello-RMF are committed to creating and progressing solutions to individual engineering challenges and have a long-history of providing bespoke fabrication solutions to specific engineering challenges. The team at Portobello-RMF continue to push the boundaries of innovation within the plant processes industry.

Our skilled workforce has crafted specialist plant process equipment to suit and fulfil a wide variety of demands and purposes. A selection of these projects have been included below as Case Studies. From pressure vessels to bespoke fabrications, the team at Portobello-RMF are the workforce that will progress an engineering plant process project from drawing board to high-quality product.

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Replacement of Titanium Chloride Condenser

Portobello-RMF undertook the mechanical design and assembly of thick wall heat exchanger weighing 36 tonnes.

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Replacement of Caustic Storage Drum

Portobello-RMF manufactured a 10 tonne replacement pressure vessel, successfully delivering in sufficient time for a project requiring an urgent turnaround.

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Design and Build of Gas Loop Heater

Portobello-RMF undertook the design and assembly of innovative heat exchanger to fit within existing design conditions and plant limitations.

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Design and Build of Electro Chlorination Process Skid

Portobello-RMF undertook full design responsibility for a major client to achieve a high-quality two tier skid fabrication across the range of materials used (Carbon Steel, Titanium Grade 2, Stainless Steel 316L and Duplex UNS S31803).

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Manufacture of Submarine Pressure Hull

Portobello–RMF has manufactured a number of pressure hulls for subsea rescue, involving complex welding procedures to Lloyds Rules and the development of manufacturing procedures to suit materials of construction, such as Q1N, HY100 submarine standard steel.

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Design and Build of Replacement Feed Super heater

Portobello-RMF developed the mechanical design, manufacture and assembly of a thick wall pressure envelope (65mm thick) weighing 66.5 tonnes.

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Design and Build of Duplex Filter Vessels for Brackish Water Treatment

Portobello-RMF worked on a high value project developing 17 large water purification pressure vessels (3.8m dia x 13 m long).

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Development of Flash Vessel

Portobello-RMF designed and assembled a Flash Vessel to bespoke client specification.

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Controlled Replacement of Vertical Vessel Section

Portobello-RMF fabricated a vertical vessel replacement section to specific strict measurement requirements.

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Fabrication of 3 off Kiln Barrels

Portobello-RMF fabricated 3 Off Kiln Barrels to bespoke client specifications.

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