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penstock

[′pen‚stäk]
(civil engineering)
A valve or sluice gate for regulating water or sewage flow.
(engineering)
A closed water conduit controlled by valves and located between the intake and the turbine in a hydroelectric plant.
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After falling downhill, the penstock terminates in a small shed or, to give it its fancy name, powerhouse.
Industrial Penstocks was one of the first West Midlands businesses to join UK Trade & Investment's flagship Passport to Export scheme, which gives new exporters the training, planning and ongoing support they need to succeed overseas, and the company's export business has gone from strength to strength as a result.
This facility, located in Hillsborough, has been serving the area for years, but the penstock was approaching the end of its service life.
ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Daelim Lotte Joint Venture to supply the electromechanical equipment, hydraulic steel structures, penstocks, and control systems for the Gulpur hydropower station, Pakistan.
The rehabilitation of the hydraulic circuit upstream of the Central Sabart include the following - Replacement air forced two lines (upper part) with two new,- Removal of the former head valves and installation of two new,- Replacement of the discharge pipe and tubing in a part of the former,- Replacement of monitoring and control cables, - rehabilitation of penstocks (bottom horizontal underground).
Contract notice: The hydroelectric plant sarenne - lot underground structures and penstocks.
Qualification system without call for competition: Anticorrosive coating work penstocks.
Penstocks shall be provided on the following pipes where they enter the chamber: access covers shall be provided the duckbill type flap valve is to be all rubber Response deadline (Irish time) 10-07-2015 17:00
Invitation to tender : From the water intake in Pfaffensprung leads the 7'535 m long penstocks to existing water tower.
Only an underground water conductor system consisting of a Head Race Tunnel (HRT), head race surge shaft, pressure shafts, penstocks, an underground power house, tail race surge shaft and Tail Race Tunnel (TRT) have been proposed.
Qualification system with call for competition: Anticorrosive coating work penstocks.
Tenders are invited for Breakdown, Maintenance Or Unforeseen Repairs Of Nsd And Kpd Lock And Dry Dock Penstocks