Significance of RLA
Before the renovation and modernization / life extension
programme, it is mandatory to conduct Residual Life Assessment study ( RLA )
of all critical components,
which brings into notice for mandatory replacement / modifications necessary
to guarantee a minimum 75% plant load factor and 85% plant availability.
Durgapur has credibility considerable experience in the field of RLA
and failure analysis of different power plant components, resulting in significant
improvement of power plant and
component life. This Institute has a strong interface with various power plants over a long period
of time. It is to be mentioned that
Life Assessment activity is one of the thrust areas of this Institute.
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