Kirloskar to dispatch indigenously developed API Steam Turbine to IOCL

K-TUR is being supplied to Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Vadodara facility as a driver for the Boiler Feed Water Pump. The test was conducted at KEPL Kirloskarvadi works in Maharashtra.

The test on this 340 kW steam turbine was conducted in accordance with the API 611 specifications. No Load Mechanical Run Test (NLMRT) is an hour long test of the steam turbine where the steam machine is run at its rated speed (measured in rpm i.e. revolutions per minute) and various parameters are monitored before the turbine is despatched to the customer.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Aseem Srivastava, Managing Director, KEPL, said: “KEPL has developed K-TUR through its in-house capability and R&D programme. We are delighted to provide our indigenously developed product to IOCL. KEPL products carry its core value ‘Reliability’, and this machine is being built on the breakthrough technology developed under the ‘Make in India’ drive. With this supply, KEPL is successfully putting another foot forward in supporting the initiative”.