Rooppur NPP

Feeding of first Steam Generator with SG tubes completed

Special Correspondent

31 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The Volgodonsk Branch of AEM-technology in Russia has completed the feeding with SG tubes of the first Steam Generator for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.

The plant will have four such Steam Generators in each of its two units, said a press release on Saturday. 

It took 22 days for the specialists to perform orderly mounting of the elements including Tube Bundle inside the Steam Generator Vessel.

The next stage of manufacture involves welding of the bottoms. The equipment will be subjected to hydraulic test and a whole range of other tests, including Eddy Current Test of SG tubes.

It is mentionable that AEM-technology is a part of Atomenergomash (machine building division of Rosatom) who is the sole manufacturer and supplier of all equipment for Reactor Compartments and major part of equipment for Turbine Islands in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.