Posted on 21 March 2011
The Ningde Nuclear Power Plant is located in the Fujian province in China. The plant will feature six 1,080 MWe pressurized water reactors. In order of Flowserve B.V. and CPW Changsha (China), IHC Lagersmit delivered a series of hybrid LIQUIDYNE/SUPREME pump shaft seals for the Concrete Volute Pumps.
The applied hybrid LIQUIDYNE / SUPREME pump shaft seals feature LIQUIDYNE LDS seals, with additional SUPREME lip seal to prevent water from entering grease environment of the bearing chamber. The NBR lip seals run on a bush which is coated with a wear resistant HML fusion layer. To enable in-situ maintenance, an inflatable seal is built in. The seals are suitable for a shaft size 440mm.