UNIT ONE TURBINE PIT WORKS COMPLETED A DAY BEFORE THE STIPULATED TIME

Scheduled for 12 days, unit one outage, at the Nalubaale power station, was completed one day earlier. An outage is a period when equipment is closed down for routine(planned) or emmergency repair. 

Unit one, the first of the ten units at Nalubaale power station was due for turbine pit works as per the Eskom 52 plan. These works entailed restoration of trine thrust ring clearances, restoration of the shaft seal, cure any leakage on both the main unit and the transformer, servicing transformer cooling pits, etc. Download Article