Case Study Mirage machines

HYDRO PLANT: STAY VANE MACHINING

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The 3 axis milling machine in use.

REQUIREMENTS

The customer wanted to improve the water flow within a Francis Turbine, which required the machining of stay vane surfaces.

SOLUTION:

Use a Mirage 3 axis milling machine with various sized milling rails.

OUTCOME:

Improved the flow of water, which resulted in a 3% increase in efficiency.

A Francis Turbine

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