AUMA Secures Tank Farm Order for 2,756 Actuators

AUMA, a global actuator manufacturer, will soon supply more than 2,700 electric actuators for a new 1.3 million m3 HES Hartel Tank Terminal. This is the largest order in the company’s history, and AUMA is the sole actuator supplier for this project. Delivery for the actuators, which all feature intelligent ACExC actuator controls and Profibus DP-V1 communications, is scheduled for the end of 2020. 

The giant contract comprises 2,482 SAEx multi-turn actuators, including 120 SAVEx variable speed actuators; 274 SQEx part-turn actuators – 190 of them equipped with FQMEx fail safe units – and 2,313 GST multi-turn gearboxes. 

When operational, the HES Hartel Tank Terminal will have storage capacity for 1.3 million cubic meters of clean petroleum products and biofuels in 54 tanks. 

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