An introduction to…Cryogenic Pumps


A cryogenic pump is a submersible motor pump used in cryogenic temperatures to transfer cryogenic liquids.

Cryogenic liquids or fluids such as hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, argon and liquefied hydrocarbons like methane or natural gas, are typically stored and transported in pressurised containers.

The containers are typically well-insulated and refrigerated to very low temperatures. Pumps are used to transfer such cryogenic fluids between containers or from one container to a point of use.

The cryogenic pump industry is driven by the demands of the industry it serves. As the liquid gas industry develops, then new pump solutions are required to meet the demands of new processes. Like all evolving industries, where new ideas have to be looked at constantly and improved, pumping solutions to process have to be found.

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