United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

GINNA NUCLEAR POWER PLANT      29247 08-03-95 OTH
LICENSEE: ROCHESTER GAS AND ELECTRIC CORP.   
SITE: .GINNA NUCLEAR POWER PLANT     .        EN NUMBER:29247
DOCKET:                                  EVENT DATE: 08-03-95
RX TYPE:                                 EVENT TIME: 00:00
VENDORS:                                NOTIFY DATE: 08-28-95
EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A  REGION: 1 STATE: NY      TIME: 14:55
OPS OFFICER: RUDY KARSCH              
10 CFR SECTION: CCCC  21.21               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH

ROCHESTER GAS AND ELECTRIC CORPORATION, ROCHESTER, NY.           
                                                                 
REPLACEMENT EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATOR (EDG) FUEL OIL BOOSTER    
PUMPS MANUFACTURED BY TUTHILL CORPORATION FAILED TO MEET THE     
MINIMUM PRESSURE REQUIREMENT.  THE TUTHILL INTERNAL GEAR POSITIVE
DISPLACEMENT PUMP MODEL 2CF-CC WAS REWORKED BY THE LICENSEE TO   
INCREASE OPERATING PRESSURE BY CHANGING SHIMS TO ADJUST THE END  
PLAY CLEARANCE TO A TIGHTER TOLERANCE. THE LICENSEE IS EVALUATING
FURTHER CORRECTIVE ACTIONS.                                      
                                                                 
INADEQUATE FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE COULD RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE   
EDG TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE POWER TO THE EMERGENCY LOADS.            

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