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runners click to hear : runners

Movable parts of the turbine that transmit the movement of the water to the shaft to which they are attached to turn the rotor.
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bucket ring Pelton runner coupling bolt bucket Kaplan runner runner blade hub cover hub Francis runner blade ring

bucket ring click to hear : bucket ring

Disk housing all the turbine buckets that activates the runner.

Pelton runner click to hear : Pelton runner

Type of runner that is suited to high water sources (usually over 300 m) and low flow rates.

coupling bolt click to hear : coupling bolt

Element made up of a nut and a bolt that attaches the runner to the shaft plate to transmit its movement to the runner.

bucket click to hear : bucket

Small bucket that is attached to the turbine’s runner; water enters it to turn the wheel.

Kaplan runner click to hear : Kaplan runner

Type of runner that is suited to low heights of water (usually between 10 and 60 m) and variable flow rates.

runner blade click to hear : runner blade

Movable part that is fixed to the hub of the runner; it turns through the action of water power on it.

hub cover click to hear : hub cover

Cover for the lower cone-shaped part of the hub.

hub click to hear : hub

Part of the runner that holds the shaft; the runner blades are attached to it.

Francis runner click to hear : Francis runner

Most common type of runner that is suited to average heights of water (usually between 30 and 300 m).

blade click to hear : blade

Stationary curved plate on the turbine’s runner; it receives the thrust of the water to turn the runner.

ring click to hear : ring

Circular part that supports the wicket gates.