7 A Big Plant For Big Details

A Big Plant For Big Details

Posted on May 12, 2011 by team

There is a metal plant in Saint-Petersburg that produces details for hydropower and nuclear power stations. That is why its machine tools are simply huge with the size of a small house, as are the parts they make.

The plant occupies the enormous territory with endless workshops.

The generator cover of the Sayano-Shushenskaya hyrdopower plant.

A rotor.

Just compare sizes of the worker and the detail.

A worker sets a machine for drilling of turbine details.

Parts of a steam turbine.

The turbine rotor for the Sayano-Shushenskaya plant.

A turbine detail brought for repairing.


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7 Responses to “A Big Plant For Big Details”

  1. asssaa says:

    So good

  2. intrigued says:

    It is one thing to build these huge pieces of equipment in giant manufacturing plants.

    But how do they transport the products to their destination?

  3. DaveWeek says:

    Mechanical and civil engineering is truly beautiful.

  4. marxistworker says:

    The Industrial Revolution lives (forever)!

  5. opticalsound says:

    Hmm. I’m gonna need to get a bigger toolbox in this shop.

  6. L.S.Zlatopolsky says:

    Chicks in the last pic are the Boss Man’s in-laws.

  7. Jon says:

    I love all the series about metal manufacturing since I did this for most of my life. Thanks and keep up the good work.

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