Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited (KEPL) has successfully completed the testing of indigenously-developed API steam turbine ‘K-TUR’, which is being supplied to Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Vadodara facility as a driver for the Boiler Feed Water Pump. The test was conducted at KEPL Kirloskarvadi works in Maharashtra.
The test on this 340 kW steam turbine was conducted in accordance with the API 611 specifications. No Load Mechanical Run Test (NLMRT) is an hour long test of the steam turbine where the steam machine is run at its rated speed (measured in rpm i.e. revolutions per minute) and various parameters are monitored before the turbine is despatched to the customer.