HPP Vässinkoski was successfully put into operation

March 14, 2018

On the 6th of March, equipment tests at HPP Vässinkoski (Sweden) were finished, and equipment was put into operation.

The agreement on repair of the hydraulic unit was signed by the affiliated company of JSC TYAZHMASH — ČKD Blansko Holding (Czech Republic) — in August 2016. The Customer is one of the largest companies — Fortum Sverige AB.

Under the project implementation, cavitation damages of runner have been rectified. Stainless steel guide vanes of wicket gate, levers and links, adjusting rod and servomotor have been supplied. Pilot bearing of turbine, four sliding bearings of rotor including new intermediate shafts, oil pressure installation with auxiliary equipment have been delivered as well.