Pelton turbines

The Pelton Turbine is a type of turbine, which reminds of a tradtional water wheel regarding appearance and mode of operation. The water is conducted through nozzles to the Pelton-cups, is being deflected for almost 180 degrees and releases its energy almost compeltely to the turbine.

This turbine is used at sites featuring high heads up to about 1000 m and low quantities of water, it is the typcial type for plants in high mountains or for reservoir power stations.

Pelton turbines

  • Pelton-turbine horizontal PTH up to 3 nozzles
  • Pelton-turbine vertical PTV up to 6 nozzles

Single- or multi-nozzle, with nozzle and jet deflector regulation. 

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See also: Production of a pelton runner