Archimedes Screw Generator Repair
Archimedes screw generators are extremely hard wearing and can last for decades providing clean, efficient reliable hydro power production. Some maintenance and adjustment however can also ensure a longer service life and optimum generating efficiency.
ECS offers a full maintenance and repair service for all types and brands of Archimedes generators, common issues especially with older designs and installations can include bearing failure, particularly the lower bearing which remains submersed throughout it’s life. Also the surface of concrete troughs can start to erode due to mechanical wear and damage. ECS is able to fully service and repair all bearings, screws and troughs with a fast, efficient site service team. This includes cranes, fabrication, welders, electricians and dive teams for underwater work.