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KSB receives major pump order for new Zhangzhou power plant

KSB's type RSR 750 pumps will be put to work at the new Zhangzhou power plant in China
KSB's type RSR 750 pumps will be put to work at the new Zhangzhou power plant in China

The KSB Group has been awarded a contract for the supply of six reactor coolant pumps for a new power plant in China.

To be used in the first two units of the new Zhangzhou power plant, the pumps will be delivered by SEC-KSB Nuclear Pumps & Valves Co., a joint venture that handles the order together with KSB, Germany.

The order, worth “triple digit” million euros according to KSB, includes the supply of six type RSR 750 reactor coolant pumps, each driven by a 10,000V high-voltage motor with a rating of 6,600kW.

The maximum flow rate of each set consisting of a pump and motor is around 24,500m3/h and the total weight per pump set amounts to approximately 110 tonnes.

The scope of supply will additionally include accessories, such as special tools and spare parts, with the delivery date for the entire order set to be in 2020 and 2021.

Zhangzhou, with two power producing units that when commissioned will have an output of 1,200MW each, is located in the Fujian province in the southeast of the China.

A total of six units with an overall output of 7,200 megawatts are planned for the Zhangzhou site.

KSB's type RSR 750 pumps will be put to work at the new Zhangzhou power plant in China