11:50, 08 February 2021

ChelPipe Supplies Seamless Pipes for Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh

The enterprises of the Russian ChTPZ Group, a Metal-Expo regular exhibitor, supplied a comprehensive engineering solution for the construction of the first and second power units of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. Orders over 3,500 tonnes include seamless pipes, blocks and piping parts.

ChTPZ Group’s Connecting pipelines SOT and ETERNO together with partners, the companies Atomtruboprovodmontazh and Interenergo Trade, manufactured and supplied 2,500 tonnes of blocks and pipeline parts in 2020, more than 700 tonnes of products will be shipped to the customer in the first half of 2021. The products will be used in critical systems of the primary and secondary circuits of the Rooppur NPP.

In accordance with the customer's request, the products passed two-level control with the involvement of specialists from the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority represented by the authorized organization VO Safety, as well as specialists from the authorized organization in the field of nuclear engineering" VPO ZNPP.

ChTPZ Group’s Pervouralsk Novotrubny Plant PNTZ also supplied about 300 tonnes of seamless stainless steel pipes for the project. The products will be used for the manufacture of steam generators, which are designed to remove heat from the coolant and generate dry saturated steam in the reactor plant of the second unit of the NPP.

The Rooppur NPP is the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, being built 160 km from the city of Dhaka according to a Russian project with two reactors with a total capacity of 2,400 MW. Previously, the products of the ChTPZ Group were used in the construction of Russian and foreign NPPs, such as Kursk NPP, Novovoronezh NPP, Leningradskaya NPP, Kudankulam in India, Tianwan in China & Akkuyu in Turkey.

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