Ash Removal Coal-fired Power Plant Turceni (RO)

STAG has been entrusted by Romelectro to provide the coal-fired power plant in Turceni, Romania, with pneumatic ash transport systems for the boilers 4 & 5.


Not least for ecological reasons, the wet ash removal system has been replaced by a dry ash removal system in the course of the upgrade and modernisation of the electric filters. Underneath each hopper from the electric filter to Eco, a pressure conveying vessel has been in-stalled.


The coal-fired power plant is composed of four blocks comprising 128 pressure discharge vessels in total. Each block consists of an Economizer ECO, a PreHeater PAR, a mechanical filter MEC and an electric filter ESP 1/2/3. These are respectively subdivided into groups of several pressure conveying vessels, which transport the ash into a common conveying line leading into the ash silos. The order of the conveyances depends on the filling levels in the pressure conveying vessels.

Essential Information

Applied Main Components
•    Pressure conveying vessel
•    Stop valve
•    Diverter pot
•    Connecting pots
•    Deflector slide valve
•    Conveying line dense phase

•    A pressure discharge vessel is installed underneath each hopper; evacuation is ensured via central conveying lines.

•    Romelektro SA, Bucharest


Technical Information
Performance Data
Systems Conveying rate Conveying distance
Pneumatic transport of electric filter ash blocks 3/4/5/7 20 - 60 t/h 185 - 230 m

The conveying rate specification refers to one conveying line respectively.

  • Pneumatic transport of lignite ash
  • Dense phase conveying lines (Denseflow)
Bulk Material
Bulk material Grain size Moisture content Bulk density Temperature Property
Flue ash from lignite firing 0.05 – 2 mm < 1 % 0.7 t/m3 160 - 320 °C freely flowing, abra-sive
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