Sealing the deal
30 August 2018
The lignite-fired power plant is one of the largest coal-fired power plants in operation for power generation in Germany. The power plant has different pumps installed, which are sealed with mechanical seals that keep the pumps in operation.
Mechanical seals are found, for example, in the main heat cycle – pumping raw feed water, boiler feed water, condensate and the cooling water that supports the condensate system. They are also found in secondary pumps, fire suppression systems, and service and wastewater applications. Mechanical seals are also in limestone slurry for the flue gas desulphurization (FGD) scrubber system.
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