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Ilyich Iron and Steel Works

PJSC “Ilyich Iron and Steel Works” has repaired an Oxygen Unit

3 December 2012

PJSC “Ilyich Iron and Steel Works” has finished the renewal of the air separation unit КААр-60. The cost of the renewal is 4, 8 million ghrivnas.

 In addition   heat exchangers, cryopumps, booster compressors, nitrogen-water cooling system, electric equipment and the equipment of the  КИПиА have been repaired. Also the repair of the cold valve block has been done. 

The specialists of the combinat   and contractor organizations eliminated sufficient remarks, made maintenance works, brought the productivity of the unit   up to passport indicators – till 60 thousand cubes . m/hour of oxygen and from 40 up to 70 thousand .cubes.m/hour of nitrogen.  As a result of the renewal it is planned to get the maximum possible quantity of liquid products of the air separation– nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and also rare gases (kriptonoksenon mixture and neon helium concentrate).

«The renewal of the КААр-60 will allow to get  the basic aims of the combinat by the products of the required quality, that will contribute to the  timely accomplishment  of the production targets by blast furnace workers and  steel workers », - marked Vladislav Klimanchyk, the first  deputy of the general director – the main engineer of the enterprise.