OKB "GIDROPRESS" JSC SHIPS MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND EXPANDED GRAPHITE GASKETS FOR "AKKUYU" NPP UNDER CONSTRUCTION
On March 12, 2021, OKB GIDROPRESS shipped expanded graphite gaskets (2050 pcs.) for the first power Unit of Akkuyu NPP under construction. The gaskets will be used for the upper unit of the reactor plant. A few days earlier, 180 expanded graphite gaskets had been shipped to the first and second power Units of the first NPP in Turkey. Expanded graphite gaskets of various sizes and types are designed and manufactured at OKB GIDROPRESS. They are used in sealing units of VVER reactor plant equipment at operating and newly commissioned power Units in Russia and abroad. Expanded graphite gaskets can be used in thermal power engineering, petrochemical industry, and auto industry. The Research and Production Division of OKB GIDROPRESS was one of the first to introduce into business processes the methodology and production culture adopted within the framework of the Rosatom Production System (PSR). The Mechanism and Sealing Testing Section has successfully implemented a number of RPS projects aimed at meeting the contractual delivery dates for expanded graphite products.