Starting up of a turbine on the Bimont dam

Client

Société du Canal de Provence

ROLE

Mechanical maintenance on the FRANCIS turbine on the BIMONT dam

LOCATION

Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde (Dpt 13) / France

DATE

2012

CLIENT SPECIFICS

General valve inspection and rapid rehabilitation of the installation
Important loss of energy while the turbine was shut down

PONTICELLI’S CHALLENGES

  • Respect the deadline for installation start-up
  • Access to the apparatus under difficult conditions
  • Working in synergy between the mechanical and machining teams

SCOPE

  • Dismantling
  • Expertise
  • Recommendations
  • Re-assembly
  • Testing
  • Start-up

CHIFFRES CLÉS

825 kW
DUMONT turbo-generator


2,300
l/s at 42 m


750
rpm

Your Ponticelli contact

Eric Wolffhugel

Eric Wolffhugel

1 rue Lilienthal - Emerainville - BP 79
77312 Marne-la-Vallée Cedex 2
France
+33 (0)1 64 11 11 64

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