factory at Visakhapatnam has a shop floor
area of over 56000 sq.mt. with capacity to handle
unit loads up to 241 mt. An
array of machinery is at work on the
shop floor providing facilities for material
preparation, heat treatment, machining and welding comparable
to world standards. BHPV with it's vast manufacturing
capabilities, can manufacture process
equipment of almost any size. In addition , it
has the requisite handling facilities. Bigger equipments handled at shops
is 220 MT and the shop can handle equipment upto 60 mtrs long height crane under hook is
Port : Being located at Visakhapatnam, has excellent port facilities for transporting large size vessels. BHPV undertakes site fabrication and erection in case of extra large equipments which cannot be transported.
Rail : BHPV is located by the side of the main railway track ( i.e. Howrah to Chennai) and can transport heavy equipments. Transported upto 241 mt. equipments by 16 axle special wagons.
Road : BHPV, situated
adjacent to national highway No:5, transported
equipments weighing upto 150 mt. by road.
Rolling : Cold rolling - 60 mm thick.
Hot rolling - 170 mm max. thick.
Flame Profile Cutting : 1500 mm to 3000 mm size plates of thickness 3 mm to 300 mm can be cut on profile cutting machine.
Preparation : Welding edge preparation up to 18,000
mm long X 4,000 mm wide upto 50 mm;
thick plasma cutting machines for cutting stainless
steel plates upto 80 mm thickness.
Press Shop : Hydraulic presses upto a maximum capacity of 1600 t used for pressing of dished ends, petals of storage spheres and various other parts.
diameter : 5000 mm.
Maximum thickness that can be handled in single stroke : 80 mm.
Maximum thickness that can be handled in stages : 120 mm.
Heat Treatment : An Annealing furnace of size 5030 mm and 36580 mm internal length is available which can attain temp. of 1100 o C. bogie capacity of 120 mt.
There is another large size Heat Treatment Furnace of size 7400 mm X 7250 mm cross section and 17000 mm internal length is available. The maximum capacity of change is 200 Tons. The furnace can attain a maximum temperature of 8000C. the fuel used is LPG / HSD.
Wrapping machine :
The shell ring is supported on a shaft.
This machine is capable of making shell
sections of :
max. dia 5200 mm
max. length 12000 mm
min. dia 600 mm
|Panel Processing Machine : Employed for manufacture of fusion welded water wall panels required for coal - fired boilers. A three headed machine capable of welding three joints at a time. Panels upto 1625 mm width and 24000 mm length can be manufactured.|
|Swaging Machine : Employed to reduce the diameters of tubes. Reduction ranges from O. D. 761. mm maximum to O. D. 44.5 mm minimum. Swaging of the tube ends facilitates drilling of smaller size holes in drums with resultant increased ligament efficiency.|
|Squeezing Machine : 180 degree bends with very close radii can be manufactured. Tube sizes from O.D. 38.1 mm to O.D. 76.2 mm can be handled. Useful in manufacture of economizer and superheater coil bends where both sides touch each other.|
Lathe : Takes up intricate
Direct Reading Vacuum Emission Spectrometer : With print out facility for chemical analysis.