Head: 1.7-40 m
Output: 20 kW up to 50 MW
Runner diameter: 40-500 cm
With about 60% of the global hydropower capacity in the world, Francis turbines are the most widely used type of hydro turbine. Francis turbines are used primarily for medium heads and large flow applications. Forward Hydro supplies cost- effective Francis units in standardized or customized designs and packages for small hydropower plants.
Runner is the heart of hydropower plant, We supply CFD and FEA optimized stainless steel runner that milled out of a forged stainless steel monoblock.
Thanks to our experience and lean model of production we have reached excellent levels of accuracy: the great majority of runners we balance do not require any additional material removal, thus saving precious lead time and guaranteeing top-notch wheel quality, as well as a longer expected lifetime.
Forward‘s systems are built to each customer’s needs. Typical equipment packages include turbine, generator, governor, main in-let valve and control switchboard.
Our experienced mechanical and electrical technical team allow us to provide installation, commissioning, maintenance service all over the world.
Numerous models of pump turbines are available and choosing between them depends on many variables. Forward works closely with each customer to understand their site needs and supply the optimal turbine and supporting systems.
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