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Steam turbine control system for increased performance

Valmet DNA Steam Turbine Automation

An integrated part of the Valmet DNA Automation System, Valmet’s steam turbine control improves the cost efficiency of a power plant’s operation, enhances turbine performance and simplifies system maintenance. The solution makes turbine control and management more straightforward than ever.

Simplicity and integration

The Valmet DNA Steam Turbine Automation system offers convenience and simplicity together with the thoroughness of a fully integrated system. It also provides protection and condition monitoring, along with precise turbine control.

With turbine controls, protection and scalable information management all combined in a single Valmet DNA automation package, the system gets machines back up and running quickly. The open-platform solution provides deeper insight into a steam turbine.

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Easy access to all turbine controls

  • Speed control
  • Automatic startup using sequences that handle different startup conditions – cold, warm or hot start
  • Load control
  • Inlet pressure control
  • Back pressure control
  • Extraction pressure controls for different pressure levels
  • Various limiting controllers, such as an acceleration limiter, inlet pressure limiter or backpressure limiter, according to process needs
  • Primary and secondary control
  • Thermal stress evaluation according to algorithms
  • Control of turbine auxiliary devices
  • Remote monitoring for deeper analysis

Integrated system performance

  • Redundancy at all levels
  • Overspeed protection
  • Machine protection
  • Machine condition monitoring, including analysis and diagnostics tools
  • Performance monitoring
  • Information management system for data collection
  • Extensive simulator for testing and training
  • Remote access

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