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With their findings, we can take steps today to limit costs and enhance reliability tomorrow."

– Hydropower plant manager of a leading European energy company





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Application Profile

Applications of Prognostic Reports in hydro power plants are targeting Remaining Useful Life (RUL) prognoses with the goal of optimizing the trade-off between maintenance, refurbishments and replacements.


Company:

  • Major Swiss Power Corporation

Plant:

  • Hydro Power Plant, 23 MW

Equipment:

  • Turbines, generators, transformers

Data Source:

  • Vibration analysis (installed sensors)
  • Lubricant analysis (lab results)
  • Thermal analysis (installed sensors)
  • Operational data (RPM)

Objective:

  • Condition-based maintenance scheduling
  • Equipment lifetime information and malfunction risk estimation
  • Official, standardized equipment inspection and maintenance check

Solution:

  • Cassantec Prognostic Report

Expectation:

  • Conclusive insights with adequate plausibility
  • Support of recurrent condition monitoring and diagnostic tasks
  • Opportunities to save working time and trouble by skipping maintenance

Initiator:

  • Asset Manager, Hydro