India’s NPCIL receives Steam Generators for Kakrapar Atomic Power Station Unit 3
Larsen & Toubro Limited, an Indian multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai has supplied two 700 MWe steam generators for Unit 3 of the Kakrapar nuclear energy plant located in the state of Gujarat. Each steam generator weighs about 215 tons and is made of special low-alloy quenched & tempered steel with nickel-iron-chromium alloy tubes, and stainless steel internally.
“Success was achieved through relentless dedicated joint efforts by L&T & NPCIL engineers,” said M.V. Kotwal president of Larsen & Toubro’s Heavy Engineering business unit.
Part of India’s efforts to buil this reactor relies on L&T Special Steel and Heavy Forgings, a joint venture between Larsen & Toubro and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited reports Nuclear Street News.