ZIO-Podolsk JSC delivers equipment for Rooppur NPP

Staff Correspondent

11 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

ZIO-Podolsk JSC delivers equipment for Rooppur NPP

ZIO-Podolsk JSC (part of the machine building division of Rosatom - JSC Atomenergomash) manufactured and shipped equipment for the second power unit of Rooppur NPP.

The last set of large-sized products - the fourth MSR SPP-1200 and the second high-pressure heater HPH-K-5 - was shipped to the Bangladesh, said a press release.

The Moisture Separator Reheater is designed to dry and reheat wet steam after the turbine's high-pressure cylinder.

SPP-1200 is shipped in three parts: a separator weighing 41 tons, a first-stage reheater (unit weight 86 tons), and a second-stage reheater (unit weight 105 tons).

High-pressure heaters HPH-K-5 are elements of the turbine hall of a nuclear power plant. HPH is a large-size product over 11 m long and weighing 120 t.

It performs the function of heating the feed water supplied to the steam generator by cooling and condensing the steam taken from the intermediate stages of the turbine. The total weight of shipped products amounted to 350 tons. The equipment has a 50-year operating life.

Design documentation was developed by the specialists of the Department of Nuclear Engineering Equipment ZIO-Podolsk JSC, they also provide design support for manufacturing.

Atomenergomash JSC is a complete supplier of all the equipment for the reactor compartment and a significant part of the equipment for the turbine hall at Rooppur NPP with a VVER-1200-type reactor unit.