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RE 440 MINI HYDRO POWER PLANT

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This is a self contained bench top unit for studying the power generation by a hydraulic turbine.

The unit consist of a storage tank and a low head pump to simulate a dam reservoir, a cross flow hydraulic turbine, a generator which is connected to the turbine by a V-belt, a lamp load bank a dynamometer, and measuring instrument.

The dynamometer is on the same shaft as the turbine, and the generator is connected to the turbine by v-belt.

Instruction manual is also included.

  • Turbine torque vs speed at various heads and flow rates

  • Mechanical power output vs speed for various heads and flow rates

  • Mechanical efficiency vs speed for a given head and flow rate

  • Electrical power output at various heads and flow rates

  • Overall power plant efficiency at various electrical loads

  • Turbine:
 
- Type:  Cross Flow
- Construction:  Stainless steel runner and nozzle
 :  Stainless steel casing with transparent window
- Ratings :  Maximum power over 400 W of mechanical output or Approx. 300 W electrical output
  • Pump ratings
 
-  Motor:  2.2 kW
  • Generator
:  0.75 kVA, 220 V, 1 Ph, 50 Hz.
  • Electrical load
:  Lamp bank
  • Dynamometer
:  Water cooled stainless steel mechanical brake with anti splashing system.
  • Measuring instruments
 
- Torque:  Spring balance
- Pressure:  Pressure gauge
- Sensors with digital display:  Voltage and current for electrical output power
 :  Speed for turbine and generator
 :  Flow rate
  • Power supply
:  220 V, 1 Ph, 50 Hz. Other power supply is available on request.

 

  • Net (unassembled) Shipping Dimensions WxLxH: 80 x 140 x 105 cm
  • Net Weight:  Approx. 155 kg
  • Other type of turbine instead of cross flow turbine
  • HD160SA
Water brake absorber instead of mechanical brake absorber
  • RE440-050
Computer Interface (computer not included)
 This includes RE440S and significant sensor(s) instead of analog measuring instrument(s), data acquisition (capture, display, graph and/or data export), additional software function for real-time data logging with computer interface unit and WiFi feature for data logging and real-time display remotely on smartphone (iOS and Android)
  • RE440-060
Computer Control (computer not included)
                                This includes RE440-050 with the additional accessories for control function and additional software function for equipment controls by computer
  • RE440S  
Learning Software
 to support both online/offline training with data calculation and analysis by manual data entry from analog measuring instruments.
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