Pelton turbine


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Pelton turbine

[′pel·tən ′tər·bən]
(mechanical engineering)
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It now houses six Pelton turbines with refitted runners and a combined water flow of 18.7 [m/s].
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BHEL was entrusted with execution of the Electro-Mechanical (E&M) package for the project comprising design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of vertical shaft pelton turbines and matching synchronous generators, controls and monitoring (SCADA) system along with electrical and mechanical auxiliaries.
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