Smithland Bulb Turbines

Smithland Bulb Turbines

Gracon preassembled the rotor, shaft, and housings of three large diameter bulb turbines. Work included assembling the main shaft with the combined thrust/guide bearing and the second runner guide bearing. Gracon also installed the rotor poles, amortisseur connections, and main bus bars on the three rotors in a “clean room” controlled environment.

Category
Hydropower
Started

August, 2013

Completed

February, 2015

Owner

American Municipal Power

Location

Livingston, Kentucky