Sensors and condition monitoring for hydro turbines

Helping you optimise your productivity and plant efficiency

With the worry of regulatory fines or customer dissatisfaction when your system loses power or shuts down unexpectedly, you need solutions you can trust.

With 70+ years’ experience, Meggitt leads the market in sensing and condition monitoring solutions. Machinery protection and condition monitoring systems from our vibro-meter® range are used on hundreds of hydropower turbines and generators, including for some of the world’s largest hydro users.

Condition monitoring lets a plant operator perform all maintenance actions during scheduled downtime and minimize the risk of taking the hydro turbine offline unexpectedly. Our solutions stand out for providing an added layer of state-of-the-art analysis, giving you the reassurance of being able to achieve maximum performance and reliability.

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Our high quality vibro-meter® solutions include a choice of all this and more:

The convenience of one system that does everything
Meggitt’s machine health protection and condition monitoring systems for hydro turbines can be configured exactly to your requirements. You will receive the comprehensive solution you need for critical decision-making with hardware, software, sensors and electronics. You will have a system that is uniquely tailored to the needs of the hydro market and built from components designed to work together. It interfaces with data from many third party systems so you can have a better overview of your operation.

The high level of reliability also makes our solutions ideal if your plants are situated in remote locations that are hard for your teams to reach. You can monitor our products remotely with real peace of mind.

The VibroSmart® for hydropower product overview provides an overview of hydropower machinery protection and monitoring with VibroSmart®.

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Typical hydro applications include monitoring and maintaining

  • Hydro turbines
  • Generators
  • Motors
  • Pumps

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