"Power Machines" and HPP "Piedra del Aguila" signed a contract to supply a set of PTFE thrust pads for hydraulic generator (GA) with the station number 4, and the provision of services of construction supervision of similar segments on the generator number of GA 3.
Terms of delivery of equipment for generator GA number 4 — the fourth quarter of 2012, the timing of completion of installation on a generator GA number 3 — the second quarter of 2012.
Signed contracts — the continuation of many years of successful cooperation, "Power Machines" and Argentine hydropower. In 2007 — 2010 St. Petersburg’s power engineering company supplying and installation of similar equipment produced in the first and second hydroelectric power plant "Piedra del Aguila." According to the results of this work and during the subsequent operation of the modernized hydroelectric customer the high quality production equipment "Power Machines".
Replacing an existing Babbitt segments on new Alu will significantly improve the performance of the hydraulic unit, expressed in increased reliability, reduced operating costs and extend the service life.
Thrust bearing — Bearing, perceived stress from the weight of the rotating parts of hydraulic and hydraulic axial load.
HPS "Piedra del Aguila" located in Argentina on the Limay River in the province of Neuquen. The total installed capacity — 1400 MW (4 units with a capacity of 350 MW each). The power plant is in operation took place in 1993 — 1994 years. As part of hydro power plant operates four, made at the "Electric power" in 1989.