New Administrative Capital Project 

Egypt

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Background

Egypt's new administrative capital is a large-scale project of 30 miles east of Cairo, Egypt.  The government is building a new capital with an urban utopia with green spaces, mega malls, and luxury housing developments.  The city would become the new administrative and financial capital of Egypt, housing the main government departments and ministries, as well as foreign embassies. On 700 square kilometers (270 square miles) total area, it would have a population of seven million people to be completed between 2020 and 2022.

Challenges 

The project accommodated a large scale of cooling plants with a cooling capacity up to 60,000 tons per hour, the way the project was designed with such a vast network focus on the quality and engineering capabilities of the pipeline network that transported a mass of energy with minimum loss.

Solutions

The project involved the largest network of district cooling in Egypt. The client was looking for a trusted company and selected PERMA-PIPE as their partner due to our long, proven track record and experience. 

 

XTRU-THERM™ the premier engineered pre-insulated piping system along with the PermAlert™ leak detection system was specified to help the client achieve these results:

 

  • Latest spray insulation technology suitable for large pipe size

 

  • Full advantage of high-speed supply assures fast project delivery when you need it 

 

  • Insulation value and technology provided the pipeline with excellent thermal protection for overall energy cost savings

Product Highlights

Project Type 

District Cooling

Pipe Size 

Various sizes from 6 in (152 mm) to 56 in (1422 mm)

Total No. of Fittings

1,230 Pcs

Insulation

2.9 in (75 mm) to 3.9 in (100 mm) on various sizes. Density 50Kg/m

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Jacketing 

0.19 in (5 mm)

For further information about this project, please contact askpermapipe@permapipe.com

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