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Patratu thermal power plant

INTRODUCTION
 PTPS was made by Russian collaboration in 1962 .  This was authorized in the later part to “Heavy engineering corporation”, Ranchi.  At that time it was one of the biggest production plants in Asia  The total capacity of the plant is 840MW.  It has two sides Russian side and Indian side having capacity 400MW and 440MW respectively.

Plant layout

Constructional detail:The whole plant is mainly divided into five parts:• Coal handling unit. • Water treatment plant. • Steam generator . • Steam turbine. • Cooling tower. • Switch yard.

COAL HANDLING PLANT:• Coal storage capacity of the plant is 300000 tones. • Feeding capacity is 500 tones/hr. • The source of coal is Khalari and Barkakana. • Calorific value of coal is 4000 k cal/kg.

Local engine (shan) Rail wagon at yard

COAL HANDLING PLANT
By railway rake engine (shan) up to yard tippler line by local platform

by operating switch, unloaded Hopper feeder) discharge chute (vibrating conveyor belt next conveyor

finally yard (stock)
Hopper

by dozer

under ground conveyor belt

next conveyor

magnetic separator
ball mill

crusher (crushed coal)

(converted into dust)
bunker

pulverized coal

dust is fed into boiler.

Wagon tippler

Platform

Wagon pusher

Tippler pusher

Hopper

Conveyor belt

roller

Yard (stock)

Magnetic separator

Crusher

Ball Mill
 It is a device used for size reduction.  it can reduce sizes up to a tenth of a micron.  Cylindrical in shape.  Rotates on a horizontal axis.