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  1. U.S. awards turbine runner, gate replacement contracts at 80-MW Denison Dam

    Online Articles

    Thu, 21 Aug 2014

    of Engineers has awarded contracts for turbine runner replacement and flood gate replacement ..... 23.6 million contract to replace two turbine runners at Denison. The Corps' Tulsa ..... testing, and installation of two Francis turbine runners; replacement of miscellaneous

  2. Monitoring Suspended Sediment and Turbine Efficiency

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 2 Jul 2014

    interactions between suspended sediment, turbine wear and unit efficiency. By Andrà ..... increase maintenance costs and may cause turbine downtime and associated production losses ..... maintenance of hydro plants, knowledge of turbine wear needs to be improved and relevant

  1. Turbine Assembly/Commissioning


    Mon, 8 Apr 2013

    inches per foot off plumb (verticality), ensures alignment to the highest degree of accuracy. The plumb of a generator/ turbine can also be checked quickly with your generator fully assembled. Complete rotor and stator profiles and all measurements for

  2. Alder Dam Turbine Repair


    Tue, 4 Sep 2012

    Turbine Assembly / Commissioning

  3. Turbine and Plant Upgrades


    Thu, 2 Jun 2011

    the North American leader in hydropower turbine upgrades. We design and manufacture Propeller ..... excess of 40% to 50%. The upgraded turbine efficiency levels approach the same level ..... experience from looking at thousands of turbine applications provides unparalleled benefits

  4. Amjet unveils new low-head turbine generator unit

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    HydroVision International 2014 by manufacturer Amjet Turbine Systems LLC (ATS) represents the "coming new ..... for the 63-inch internal diameter of their turbine housings and integrate the turbine and generator into a single unit, ATS said

  5. Session 5D: Turbine Triage: Maintaining the Heart of Your Plant

    Conference Sessions

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    2014 - 2:30PM - 4:00PM Session 5D: Turbine Triage: Maintaining the Heart of Your ..... beating. The different components of a turbine combine to create a powerful muscle that ..... best practices and latest innovations in turbine operations and maintenance.

  6. Swiss seek mini-hydro turbine -generator for 27-MW Bramois hydro project

    Online Articles

    Thu, 7 Aug 2014

    seeks bids to replace a mini-hydropower turbine -generator downstream of the 27-MW ..... March to Andritz Hydro AG to supply two turbine -generators to replace four original ..... now seeks bids for a mini-hydropower turbine -generator designed for flows of 4 cubic

  7. CKD Blansko to supply hydro turbine -generator for Plav project

    Online Articles

    Tue, 29 Jul 2014

    has awarded a contract CKD Blansko Engineering to supply a turbine -generator for the intake of the Plav water treatment plant ..... which calls for CKD Blansko to supply a vertical Francis turbine for TG 2 at the existing water inlet of the plant, which is

  8. BHEL commissions fifth turbine unit at India's 412-MW Rampur hydroelectric plant

    Online Articles

    Thu, 7 Aug 2014

    Equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) has commissioned the fifth of six 68 MW turbine units at the 412-MW Rampur hydroelectric plant in Himachal Pradesh. HydroWorld.com reported BHEL completed installation of