A Big Plant For Big Details

A Big Plant For Big Details

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.

A Big Plant For Big Details

The plant occupies the enormous territory with endless workshops.

A Big Plant For Big Details

The generator cover of the Sayano-Shushenskaya hyrdopower plant.

A Big Plant For Big Details

A rotor.

A Big Plant For Big Details

A Big Plant For Big Details

Just compare sizes of the worker and the detail.

A Big Plant For Big Details

A worker sets a machine for drilling of turbine details.

A Big Plant For Big Details

Parts of a steam turbine.

A Big Plant For Big Details

The turbine rotor for the Sayano-Shushenskaya plant.

A Big Plant For Big Details

A Big Plant For Big Details

A turbine detail brought for repairing.

A Big Plant For Big Details

The electrified platform for details transportation.

A Big Plant For Big Details

A Big Plant For Big Details

A Big Plant For Big Details

A Big Plant For Big Details

Universal launching slipways allow to assemble turbines of different sizes.

A Big Plant For Big Details

Treatment with cold or hot steam is also possible.

A Big Plant For Big Details

Everything is so big!

A Big Plant For Big Details

And in some way beautiful.

A Big Plant For Big Details

The turbine workshop.

A Big Plant For Big Details

Blades of a piloting aggregate.

A Big Plant For Big Details

And a small part of its rotor.

Location: Saint-Petersburg
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7 thoughts on “A Big Plant For Big Details”

  1. 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?

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