Russia sends important equipment for Kudankulam Nuclear plant

Atomenergomash, a machine-building division of Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, has shipped out key set of equipment for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu.

In a statement, Rosatom South Asia said the equipment includes moisture separator-reheaters and high pressure heaters for KNPP unit 3, as well as spare parts for the scheduled maintenance of reactor coolant pumps at the already commissioned units 1 and 2.

It further said three sets of moisture separator-reheaters for the power hall of the third unit have been shipped to India. These are designed for drying and reheating of moist steam and the equipment is included in support systems assuring turbine unit functioning.

Two high pressure heaters for the turbine hall of the third unit of KNPP have also been shipped. The welded vertical apparatus is intended to feed water heating through condensation of steam, it added.

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