Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Blogger wizarden has visited “ELSIB”, the big scientific and production association in Novosibirsk that designs and makes electric machines, turbo- and hydraulic turbine generators and provides contract supervision at various objects. Its products are used for oil and gas, coal, chemical and other industries both in Russia and abroad. Today about 30% of Russian power plants have their energy provided by ELSIB generators.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

The main building of ELSIB.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Autoclaves.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Impregnation chambers for stators of electric machines and turbogenerator rods.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Some Soviet posters are still hanging on these walls.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Various equipment.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

In the insulation shop most of workers are women. According to the statistics they do the job more accurately and attentively.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

And here is what they get – the coil winding, the “heart” of a future electrical machine.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

To provide insulation for turbogenerator rods they use this insulating machine SDB-9000.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

The same machine from another angle.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

No matter where women work, they bring flowers there…

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Bar and coil winding shop.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

This mould is used for heating and shaping  turbo generator rods.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Another mould.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Checking the rod for absence of inter-winding faults.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Stretching machine used for coil shaping.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Conductor workpieces will be used for making turbogenerator rods.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Women…

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

… flowers.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Turbogenerator rotor.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

It’s here for repair.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Turbogenerator rotor coils.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Turbogenerator testing area.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Turbogenerator stators in storage. Such stators are used for generating power at thermal power plants.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

This huge lathe is used for machining a turbogenerator rotor after assembly.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Rotor shaft has just passed a flaw inspection.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

More stators.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

This one will be transported to Sovetskaya Gavan, Khabarovsk region.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Leaving the experimental shop.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Coming to the factory power house.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

In the pump room.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Control panel.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

The power house exterior.

Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant

The names of the best workers are shown at the alley of honor.

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2 thoughts on “Huge Siberian Electrical Machinery Plant”

  1. I was lucky enough to visit Elsib on two occaisions to procure a generator. The folks there are hardworking, expert, and very good to work with. I learned so much and wish I could go there again. A great factory with glorious history and future prospects for all of Asia.

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