At 11:00AM 26th April 2017, Namtha1 Hydropower Station, #1 Generator Set inlet hydraulic dual-sealed butterfly valve has successfully hoisted in place.

This butterfly valve is a hydraulic dual-sealed valve, which has an inner diameter of 4500mm, weighs 97tons. The installation and utilization of the valve affects directly to safety of powerhouse, therefore, to ensure the safety, after communication with all parties and a thorough study, the Company decided to have the manufacturer assigned relevant personnel to carry out an installation of the valve at the site.

On 15th March 2017, the Company organized a special meeting to discuss the matter with relevant parties, studied installation method, station layout, coordination and other relevant issues, and made an overall arrangement for the installation of the valve. The Company regarded safety during the installation process and quality management as priority, fully participated to the technical and safety precaution discuss, and had assigned personnel to supervise at the site, ensured safety and smoothly of lifting work.

#1 Generator Set butterfly valve in place has provided an important guarantee on powerhouse safety during this year’s flood season. Later on our team will start pipe connecting between upstream and downstream, expansion device, bypass system, hydraulic system, electric system components and system installation and debugging work.

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