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BHEL, Bhopal manufactures Indigenously designed Live Steam Reheater Print E-mail
Written by Vivek   
Friday, 18 November 2011

Bhopal: The HCM Department of BHEL, Bhopal has successfully manufactured the indigenously designed Live Steam Reheater (LSR). BHEL is the first Indian manufacturer to possess this technology. It took the company four years of hard work to give final shape to the LSR project. Ultra modern technology equipment and 140mm defect free welding of special alloy steel was utilised in the manufacturing of the LSR.

The concluding test on the LSR was conducted in presence of Nuclear Power Corporation and it met all prescribed parameters.

This is the highest ever pressure designed vessel for steam reheating. In addition to meeting the functional requirements, it can withstand internal forces, earthquakes and heavy piping loads.

U.C. Shrivastava, GM, PDX & J. K. Bhati, GM, Quality flagged off the LSR for dispatch to be set up at 500 MW Pressurized Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam, Chennai.  N.R. Edkie, GM, Fabrication, Subhash Saxena, GM, CDC, D. K. Dixit, GM, WEX & MOD, Devdatt Pathak, AGM-HCM and other senior officials were also present during the flagging off ceremony.

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