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The economic solution. The PATENTED WKV Crossflow turbine

Characteristics of WKV Crossflow turbines:

  • Most modern, PATENTED design
  • Head range 5 m up to 150 m
  • Capacity up to 3,000 kW
  • A split vane construction allows an almost constant efficiency from 100% down to 17% of rated water discharge
  • Significant improvements achieved and PATENTED by targeted research and development in WKV’s own test laboratories
  • Outstanding runner's stiffness
  • Guide vanes with replaceable stainless steel shafts
  • Guide vanes controlled electrically or hydraulically
  • Easily accessible inspection ports and hatches with low number of bolts
  • Proven bearing arrangement, designed by WKV, rated for more than 100,000 operating hours
  • Very economic solution where other turbines prove to be too expensive