Francis Turbine Test Rig
Francis Turbine Test Rig – 1KW CAPACITY (with M.S Tanks)
To Study the Operating (Performance) Characteristics of the turbine at different speeds
To Study the Main Characteristics of the turbine at different heads
Determine Unit Quantities
Draw Characteristics curves at different Speeds and Heads.
Comparative (Qualitative) analysis of the curves
Francis Turbine with suitable Impeller.
Monobloc Centrifugal pump of 7.5 hp capacity to deliver the water.
Flow measurement by Venturimeter with suitable pressure tapping.
Elbow type horizontal draft tube with vacuum gauge is provided.
Water from the sump tank is delivered through a specially fabricated pipeline connected to the
Delivery control Valve.
Suitable pipeline with necessary pressure tapping.
LOADING: ELECTRICAL (Alternator with Lamps for dissipating energy)
Separate control panel made of NOVAPAN board with
Energy meter, (in case of electrical loading)
Delivery and vacuum gauges. and other necessary instrumentations/ accessories mounted on an
aesthetically designed self sustained frame