IMPSA

Hydromechanical Equipment

Hydromechanical equipment drives and controls the water flow before and after it passes through the generating unit.

Some of the products include:

  • Flexible or removable grills.
  • Cofferdams.
  • Action-type wheeled-gates.
  • Forced conduits, tubing, bifurcators, trifurcators, etc.
  • Radial gates.
  • Sliding gates.
  • Ring-seal gates.
  • Jet-flow gates.
  • Butterfly valves.
  • Spherical valves.
  • Hollow-jet valves.
  • Flat gates.

Algunos antecedentes:


Spherical valves

PORCE III
Empresas Públicas de Medellín – Colombia.

4 Spherical valves.
Diameter: 2.6 m.

CBK PROJECT
CBK Power Company LTD – ThFilipinas.

2 Spherical valves
Diameter: 2.55 m.

POTRERILLOS
Department of Environment and Public Works, Argentina

1 Spherical valves.
Diameter: 1.6 m.


Butterfly Valve

POTRERILLOS
Department of Environment and Public Works, Argentina

1 Butterfly valve.
Diameter: 2.4 m.

POTRERILLOS
Department of Environment and Public Works, Argentina

4 Butterfly valve.
Diameter: 1.9 m.

SHILIN
Taiwan Power Company – Taiwan.

2 Butterfly valve.
Diameter: 1.5 m.

Hollow-jet valves

POTRERILLOS
Department of Environment and Public Works, Argentina

1 Bottom-discharge butterfly valve.
Diameter: 0.9 m.

POTRERILLOS
Department of Environment and Public Works, Argentina

1 Bottom-discharge butterfly valve.
Diameter: 1.6 m.


Wheel Gates

ANTA
Furnas – Brasil.

4 Emergency gates for the suction tube
Diameter: 4.94 m.
Oil-hydraulic action

SIMPLICIO
Furnas – Brasil.

3 Emergency intake gates
Diameter: 4.3 m.
Oil-hydraulic action

PORCE III
Empresas Públicas de Medellín – Colombia.

4 Suction tube gates
Diameter: 4.45 m.

Compuertas radiales


Grills

PORCE III
Empresas Públicas de Medellín – Colombia.

5 Intake grills
Diameter: 5.9m.

ANTA
Furnas – Brasil.

4 Intake grills
Diameter: 5 m.

SIMPLICIO
Furnas- Brasil.

6 Intake grills
Diameter: 4.4 m.


Tubing and bifurcators

DARDANELOS
Hydroelectric Power Station – Brasil.

5 Forced conduit of 468 m long
Diameter: 3.2 m.

PORCE III
Empresas Públicas de Medellín – Colombia.

1 Forced conduit of 40 m long
Diameter: 7.8 m.

SIMPLICIO
Furnas – Brasil.

3 Forced conduits of 182 m long
Diameter: 4 m

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