Hydro Power

Hydropower turbines are constantly at work converting water energy to electricity and accounting for a large portion of the electricity supply from renewable energy sources. Prolonged usage can cause components to warp or shift over time, decreasing a hydroelectric power station’s overall efficiency.

Portable metrology equipment, such as the FARO® Laser Tracker, can be used for 3D inspection, maintenance, alignment and documentation of towers, turbines and rotor blades, ensuring the station is meeting optimal performance while minimizing outage time.

Turbine Manufacturer Enjoys Multi-Fold Improvement in Productivity

Energy: Swan Turbine Services Pvt Ltd
When FARO first reached out to suggest an on-site product demonstration, Swan Turbine was interested to find out more. “Once we saw the device in action, there was no doubt in my mind that it would improve our production processes tremendously,” said Mr. Srinivas Gummadi, General Manager of Swan Turbine.

FARO Supports Andritz to Achieve Higher Accuracy, Efficiency and Sustainability

Pumps/Valves: Andritz Technologies
“The turbine blades in production were 6m wide, and it proved inefficient to continue relying on our old methods,” expressed the operator. “We needed to perform measurements at a tighter tolerance, and at a faster pace.”

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