In the department of nickel carbonyl nickel electrolysis shop of the Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company (a subsidiary of MMC "Norilsk Nickel") mounted an experimental high-pressure compressor system used in the production of nickel carbonyl, which is the feedstock for the production of pure nickel.
In the production of nickel carbonyl, which is based on the reversible reaction between the nickel-containing raw materials and carbon monoxide compressor system is an indispensable element of the production chain. With the help of the carbon monoxide is injected into the high pressure receivers, then this gas is directly used in the synthesis process.
Installation is made in Penza on special order special order the Kola Peninsula in the enterprise "Penzkompressormash", the cost of equipment — 36 million rubles.
New setting performance by more than 2 times higher than its predecessor. The unit is capable of supplying 30 cubic meters per minute at a pressure of 180 kilograms per square centimeter. The total weight of the structure — 25 tons. This setting on the characteristics unique and has no analogues in Russia.
Installation and adjustment of the equipment produced jointly by the experts of nickel carbonyl nickel electrolysis shop, JSC "Pechengastroy" and LLC "InformKolaServis" (subsidiaries of the Kola Peninsula). The new compressor system has already passed the control tests, and is currently completing the procedure for obtaining the necessary permits to regulatory authorities.
The plans of the Kola Peninsula acquisition of two more such units in 2012-2013. Phased upgrade the equipment in the department of carbonyl nickel responds to the guidance of the Kola Peninsula and "Norilsk Nickel" problem to increase production of carbonyl products.