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Archimedean Screw Turbines: How it works

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Published on Aug 10, 2012

We all know the traditional application of the archimedean screw pump where water is pumped up from a lower to a higher level. The reversal of its function provides an efficient means of saving energy. The main advantage of a screw pump is that it is taylor made to the specific installation and therefore extremely efficient for a wide range.

The new range of the Landustrie screw pump covers the hydropower screw. An efficient use of water power is already achieved at a level difference of 1 meter and a capacity of 500 l/sec. The largest capacity and level difference for hydropower screws is as much as 15000 l/sec. at 10 meter.

Benefits of hydropower screws:

highest efficiency (up to 86%)
simple installation
easy implementation in existing situations (no civil construction work)
extremely fish friendly
insensitive to clogging
low maintenance costs
long life time
improvement of water quality
24/24 energy supply
active flow control without extra losses
possibility to switch over to pump function
self-regulating to changing water flow



3D animations by: Lex de Prieëlle & Johnny Roek
http://www.studiolex.nl

Directed by: Vincent Oudendijk
http://www.eclipseav.nl

Editor: Wesley Blokker
http://vimeo.com/wesleyblokker

Music track: "Moisture" by Cypher available at the Active Music Library from Allmusic.nl
http://www.allmusic.nl or direct link to the track: http://bit.ly/ZExXqu

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