The factory “Tyazhmash” was founded in 1941 in Syzran and now it is one of leading enterprises of the heavy, power and transport engineering. The company has six main production areas: heat and power, crushing and grinding, conveying equipment, equipment for nuclear power plants and for the cement industry and other specialized equipment. Launch facilities of the Plesetsk and Baikonur cosmodromes were manufactured at this factory.
Main products are assembled in the biggest workshop №5. The most unique equipment is also situated here. Products amaze with their sizes, people seem dwarfs against their background.
Almost all thermal power plants of the country, fueled by the solid fuel, hydro and nuclear power stations, the largest ore-dressing enterprises that process iron, copper, tungsten and molybdene, gold and diamond ore, the largest blast furnaces, open pit and mines, cement and chemical plants, launch installations of cosmodromes and missile forces, and many other facilities are completed with products of the “Tyazhmash.”
The unique machine – the turning lathe K 19M with the processing diameter of 25 meters.
A turbine blade.
It’s amazing how such huge machines manage to achieve the accuracy of 0.02 mm.
All technical operations are under the constant control of workers.
The rotor wheel frame for the Kama hydroelectric station. High accuracy is the basic requirement during the manufacturing of this product.
Screws for attritors.
An attritor cover.
A shell of disintegrating machines is used for grinding of ferrous and nonferrous metals.
The processing of details.
A ring gear has the diameter of about 5 meters.
A ready shell.
Hydraulic shock absorbers are designed to limit the movement of equipments and pipelines of primary and secondary circuits of nuclear power plants under the influence of seismic and emergency loads.
Nodes of a polar crane.
The monument and board of honor are near the administration building.
A turbine stator for HPPs.
The plasma cutting.
Having a break?
Not half! A metal block brought by a platform was placed under the press.
And that is all.
An unbelievable heat.
The workshop of polar cranes. Such cranes serve to move various loads in a reactor compartment.
Cranes belong to the highest safety class of equipment for nuclear power plants, their production is strictly controlled. Their guidance accuracy is ± 7 mm, load capacity is up to 400 tones.
This year “Tyazhmash” celebrates its 70th anniversary. 70 years is a long time, during which the company have received the deserved confidence of Russian and foreign partners.