### Normal Continuous Rating (NCR)

Normal continuous rating (NCR) is a little bit lower compared to maximum continuous rating (MCR) and shows the situation in which steam boiler will be run quite often; and of course it really is the situation in which the performance requires to be optimized. Normal continuous rating (NCR) is commonly at 90% maximum continuous rating (MCR). In the practical application of power plant, NCR typically refers to MCR of steam turbine and MCR to valve wide open affliction or more.