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        Product Code : SSIHML-001
        Brand Name : Saini
        Product Description


        Saini science industries manufacture of PELTON WHEEL TURBINE TEST RIG.

        Technical Description:

        Pelton Wheel Turbine is only impulse water turbine now in common use named in honor of Sir L. A. Pelton (1829-1908) of California, USA. It is a tangential flow impulse turbine. The water strikes the buckets along the tangent of the runner. The energy available at the inlet of the turbine is only kinetic energy. The pressure at the inlet and outlet of the turbine is atmospheric. This turbine is used for high heads. The present set-up consists of a runner. The buckets are mounted on the runner. The water is fed to the turbine, through SS nozzle with a SS spear, by means of Centrifugal Pump, tangentially to the runner. Flow of water into turbine is regulated by adjusting the spear position by the help of a given hand wheel. The runner is directly mounted on one end of a central SS shaft and other end is connected to a brake arrangement. The circular window of the turbine casing is provided with a transparent acrylic sheet for observation of flow on to the buckets. This runner assembly is supported by rigid MS structure. Load is applied to the turbine with the help of this brake dynamometer so that the efficiency of the turbine can be calculated. Pressure gauge is fitted at the inlet of the turbine to measure the total supply head to the turbine.

        Learning Objectives/Experiments:

        To study the operation of a pelton wheel turbine

        To determine output power and turbine efficiency.

        Required for Operation:

        • Electric supply: 5 KW , 440 V , Three phase with earth connection.
        • Water supply
        • Floor drain
        • Floor area required : 1.5 m * 0.75 m

        Technical Specifications:

        • Water circulation : Capacity 5 HP , Centrifugal pump standar make , three phase , 2800 RPM
        • Output power : 1 KW
        • Discharge : 350 LPM (approx.)
        • Supply head : 30 m
        • Impeller : Bucket type , material Aluminum
        • Nozzle : Stainless steel material.
        • Spear : Stainless steel material
        • Dynamometer : Rope brake type, Dia.200 mm
        • Sump tank : Stainless steel material , 200 ltrs. Capacity
        • Discharge measurement : Venturi with manometer

        The whole set-up is ingeniously designed and schematically arranged on a powder-coated rigid structure

        Control Panel:

        • Mains Indicator for three phase
        • MCB for overload protection
        • Starter
        • Digital RPM meter with sensor

        Scope of Delivery:

        Self Contained "Pelton wheel turbine Test Rig" Apparatus

        Instruction Manual consisting of experimental procedures, block diagram etc


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