OKB "GIDROPRESS” consigned a set of equipment for NPP "KUDANKULAM” UNIT 4
On May 28, 2020, JSC OKB "GIDROPRESS" completed the shipment of a set of SHEM-3 RCCA drives for VVER control and protection system (135 pieces) for NPP "Kudankulam" Unit 4 (India) to the sea port of St. Petersburg. The RCCA drives were dispatched after the takeover tests on the hot functional test benches and acceptance inspection of the drives were successfully completed. The inspection was carried out by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. to verify the quality of the drives and their readiness for shipment to the NPP. The Inspection Authority was satisfied with the quality of the product. SHEM-3 RCCA drive is designed for reactor start-up, power control and shutdown by RCCA inserting into the core or their withdrawal. The drive was developed and fabricated by JSC OKB GIDROPRESS. JSC OKB "GIDROPRESS" is the designer organization for all modifications of RCCA drives of SHEM type for VVER NPPs.