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COLD STARTUP PROCEDURE


COAL FIRED TPPLANT


SITUATION:- AC POWER ON. NO EQUIPMENTS


ARE RUNNING
1. ACW PUMP START : BACK CHARGE CONDENSER
& CW PUMP DISCHARGE PIPE LINES.
2. VENT OUT CONDENSER & CW LINES TO RELEASE
AIR PROPERLY ( 15 – 30 minutes each)
3. START CW PUMP : Normalise CW & ACW FLOW
4. Take Water in CONDENSATE STORAGE
TANK
5. Start DM MU Pump to take water in DM
MU Tank AND HOTWELL UPTO NORMAL
LEVEL.
6. DMCW PUMP TO START AFTER TANK LVL OK
7. START INSTRUMENT & SERVICE AIR
COMPRESSORS .
8. START BOILER FILL PUMP FOR TAKING
WATER IN BOILER DRUM UPTO LIGHT UP
LEVEL AND DEAERATOR STORAGE TANK
UPTO NORMAL LEVEL. ( DRUM FILLING TAKES
75-90 MIN. )
9. START CEP ON WHEN HOTWELL LEVEL NORMAL
AND KEEP IT RUNNING ON RECIRCULATION.
• GENERATOR SEAL IS TO BE
ESTABLISHED & FEED GAS.

• PUT TURBINE ON BARRING


GEAR.
BOILER LIGHT UP. 


Carry out pre-checking of Boiler Light Up.


10. START APH ID FAN FD FAN.
(BEFORE STARTING ID FAN FLUE PATH SHOULD BE
THRU)
11. ESTABLISH AIR FLOW 30% to 40%
MAINTAINING FURNACE PRESS. (-5 TO -10 mm WC)
12. START SCANNER AIR FAN
13. PURGE BOILER LIGHTUP WITH LDO
2 GUNS ( Say AB 1-3 ) & AFTER 15
MIN TAKE OTHER PAIR ( AB 2- 4 ).
14. AT DRUM PRE AT 2 KSC CLOSE DRUM
VENT(s).
15. MAY START DEA. INITIAL HEATING
TAKING AUX. STM FROM SIDE UNIT .
16. CLOSE STEAM SIDE DRAINS AND VENTS
WHEN BOILER DRUM PRESS. 6 – 8 KSC.
17. WARM UP MAIN STM LINES AND
AFTER WARM UP OPEN MAIN STEAM
STOP VALVES.
18.RISE DRUM PRESS TO 25 KSC. AND PUT
SELF APRDS INTO SERVICE.
19.START VACUUM PULLING AND ACHIEVE
RATED VACUUM.
20. HP-LP BYEPASS CHARGE--! CLOSE
START UP VENT
21. PUT 2 MORE GUNS IN CD ELE , AND
ACHIEVE MATCHING STEAM PARAMETER
FOR TURBINE ROLLING. ( For cold
machine STEAM PRESS. 35KSC, TEMP.
3500 C. APPROX. )
TURBINE STEAM ROLLING (Cold Start up) :
22.START ROLLING AND ACHIEVE SOAKING SPEED
(600 rpm).
23. SATRT ONE PA FAN AND KEEP ONE MILL
RUNNING WITHOUT FEEDER.
24.AFTER COMPLETION OF SOAKING INCREASE
TURBINE SPEED TO 3000 RPM.
25. SYNCHRONISE GENERATOR – LOAD WILL BE
5%
26. START FEEDER & INCREASE COAL FEEDING.
MONITOR STM PRESS. & TEMP.
27.CUT-IN 2ND MILL & RAISE FEEDING. MONITOR
STM PRESS. & TEMP.
AT 20% LOAD

28.PUT LPH INTO SERVICE


29.UNIT AUX TRANSFORMER SERVICE
30.DEAERATER PEGGING FROM CRH STEAM
31.CHECK HPLP BYPASS CLOSED.
32.STOP ALL GUNS
33.FCS FROM LOW LOAD (30%) TO HIGH LOAD
(100%) RANGE VALVE
34.CUT IN THIRD COAL MILL AND INCREASE
LOAD.
AT 40% OF LOAD IN MW

35.HPH IN SERVICE
36.PUT EHG GOV LOAD TO PRESS. CONTROL
( TURBINE FOLLOW MODE )
37.CHARGE DEA PEGGING STEAM FROM CRH TO
EXTRN. LINE
38.CUT-IN 3RD MILL & RAISE FEEDING. MONITOR
STM PRE & TEMP.
39.PUT ATTEMP. CONTROLLERS & BURNER TILT
INTO SERVICE TO CONTROL MS & HR STM.
TEMP.
AT 50-55% LOAD
39.START 2ND BFP
40.START 2ND. SET ID , FD & PA FAN
41.TAKE 4TH MILL & INCREASE LOAD
42.PUT BOILER MASTER IN AUTO.
43.PUT UNIT LOAD CONTROL ON CMC.
44.ACHIEVE 100% LOAD.
• OBSERVE TSE MARGINS CAREFULLY