No. dragon troubleshooting today once again dive the impact of 7000 m
Xinhua Xiangyanghong 09 18, ship in June 18 (Xinhua reporters Rosa) reporter learned from the 7000 meters-scale sea trials of field command in the “dragon”, “dragon” on the 18th, the main hydraulic pressure source tubing leakage fault has been processed, the May 19, Beijing time trial dives 7000 meters-scale sea trials.
second dive test, the main task is the review of submersible troubleshooting results, continue to validate the submersible in the 6000 m depth of the function and safety, and underwater vehicles in good condition under the premise conducting undersea jobs.
deck routine inspection found that the submersible hydraulic source a pipeline leak, the original 18 “dragon” manned submersible 7000 meters-scale sea trials dives trial postponed.
sea trial scene deputy commander of the Wei-Cheng Cui said, in the troubleshooting process, staff found that the leakage of pipeline internal damage and trace water infiltration corrosion of steel mesh, resulting in leakage of hydraulic oil within the oil wall batch of tubing before the sea trial in the 5000 m level of last year to replace the estimated trace water infiltration at the time, has already happened. ”
Wei-Cheng Cui said that to ensure fault completely ruled out, the staff replace a submersible main, Vice hydraulic source pressure tubing 16, and after repeated oil-filled, exhaust the power to check, to ensure that the dive to regain a dive conditions.
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