Persta Stop Check Valve Protects Pulrose Power Station From £1m Repair

September 22 2014


The problem

In common with many power stations built in the early 2000s, Pulrose CCGT plant was designed as a base load plant. Subsequently the commercial environment forced the operations team to two shift half the plant. Whilst there were a number of engineering problems that had to be addressed initially, some problems emerged after many years of operating the plant in two shifted mode. One of these problems was that the main steam stop valve and non-return steam valves were wearing and leaking allowing steam to leak into the off line boiler, causing condensation and stress corrosion cracking. This damage to the boiler resulted in a £1M repair.

on 22.09.2014

Valves & More October 2014

October 07 2014

Once again AVS are running the popular and successful Valves & More seminar at Hora and Persta. The next seminar will on the 21st and 22nd of October, 2014

on 07.10.2014

Paul Holland appointed as Regional Sales Manager for Northern UK

January 07 2014

Advanced Valve Solutions continue to develop the management team in the UK with the appointment of Paul Holland. Paul has joined AVS with responsibility for sales across Northern UK. He joins AVS from Budenberg Gauge Company where he was Sales and Marketing Director. Paul is a Mechanical Engineer, having trained with Rolls Royce, and has many years experience in both sales and marketing in the UK and Internationally.

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