Steam generator vessels to be ready shortly for RNPP

DHAKA A set of four steam generator vessels for unit-1 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project (RNPP), being manufactured at Volgodonsk Branch of AEM-Technology in Russia will be ready soon for installation.

According to a message received here today, the first steam generator will be ready soon for installation of primary circuit header.

It said the other three vessels are on different stages of production- machining, inspection performance, as Steam Generator is a heat exchanger and an integral part of a reactor plant.

The 340-ton Steam Generator is about 15 meters in length and more than 4 meters in diameter. One nuclear power unit includes four Steam Generators, the message said.

It said previously, each vessel was assembled from four shells and welded together. In the welding process, more than 2,000 kg of flux and more than 12,000 meters of wire were used.

AEM- technology is within the structure of Atomenergomash of Russia’s state atomic energy corporation- Rosatom, the message added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)