Boston Bar Hydro - runner repair

British Columbia, Canada

Statistics:

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Turbines: Two, 0.65 m, two nozzle Turgos

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Generators: Two, 3450 KW Kato @ 900 RPM

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Rated head: 191 M

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Rated flow: 2.3 M3/sec each

Two turbines were supplied and commissioned in 1994.  A spare runner was supplied in 1997.  There are about a dozen of times the runners required repairs.  The latest one was completed in January 2012.  One bucket was broken triggering a vibration alarm.  The broken bucket was repaired by welding.

 


Broken bucket

Repaired runner

 

 

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