Basics and summary of product range

Background: Why WKV High Efficiency Alternators provide a better solution

The basics are unchangeable. The physical laws are permanent. So, it’s vital always to make the best out of them!

  • A highly skilled and talented team of engineers, designers and technicians at WKV AG is marching towards efficient and innovative solutions. Besides optimizing the alternators magnetically and electro-dynamically, our main focus is to provide a perfect fit to the requirements of our customers in terms of electrical and mechanical characteristics.
  • Sophisticated production technology and our know how guarantee highest quality products and reliably on-time delivery.
  • Deliberated magnetic and mechanical design in connection with using only first-class material are granting highest efficiencies.
  • We are combining most modern production technology with solid input of manual work, because: Quality can just be planned, but finally it has to be realistic in production!

When taking your choice for alternators for hydro power and other prime movers, trust on the expertise and innovation of specialists - trust WKV!

Technical brief description: The boundaries of possibility at WKV

Design according to EN 60034-1, VDE 0530-1, IEC 34-1. The rating chart is based on VDE rules.

Output rating See table below
Power factor cos phi 0.8
Rated voltage 400 V ...15 kV
Frequency 50 Hz / 60 Hz
Cooling air temp. 40° C
Installation height 1,000 masl
Enclosure, cooling see Mechanic Design
Mechanical design see Mechanic Design

Brushless Threephase High-Efficiency Synchronous Alternators - series HEG

Rules and standards

The alternators can be designed according to all international standards such as BS 4999, IEEE, NEMA MG1 etc.

For marine and offshore application, design and manufacturing according to all international classifications such as ABS, BV, CCS, DNV, GL, LRS, MRS, RINa etc. can be offered.

Requests for alternative mechanical and electrical design, also multi-pole alternators for Kaplan drives are always welcome.

Whatever you need: We make it!