19 May 2016
Turbocompressor Unit TKA 25/5500 Manufactured by REP Holding has been Commissioned at Azovstal Iron & Steel Works
REP Holding has successfully supplied a complete set of equipment – the turbocompressor unit consisting of К-25-3,0 steam turbine and 5500-41-1M centrifugal compressor - under contract with PJSC “Azovstal Iron & Steel Works”.
The equipment was installed at the steam-and-air station PVS-2 of the Works instead of the unit with the expired service life. During the 72-hour test on site the turbocompressor unit confirmed the gas dynamic and mechanical parameters which had been declared in the technical requirements specifications of the customer.
ТКА 25/5500 is designed to provide air blast for the blast furnace. The unit can produce 5.6 ths. cu. m of compressed air per one minute, which exceeds the capacity of the dismantled turbocompressor. Also, the new machine features longer operational life and higher economic characteristics.
The history of cooperation with PJSC “Azovstal Iron & Steel Works” goes back more than 70 years. In different periods Nevskiy Zavod - a REP Holding enterprise – supplied to Azovstal 45 power machines -steam turbines and compressors, the largest amounts of the equipment were supplied in the 1970-ies.
PJSC "Azovstal Iron & Steel Works” is one of the largest metallurgical enterprises of the Ukraine, part of the metallurgical Division of Metinvest Group. The design capacity of the enterprise makes it possible to produce up to 5.7 million tons of cast iron per year, 5.3 million tons of converter steel and 4.7 million tons of finished rolled products per year.