HCMS has accumulated over 550 years of experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of Hydroelectric turbines and generators. Our ultimate goal is to achieve a successful long-term relationship with our customers.
HCMS has recently been award the installation of 2 New 65 MW Kaplan Turbines and Generators at Holtwood and the installation of the new units at Snoqualmie. HCMS has more experience in the installation of new units than any of its competition
HCMS can assist you in determining the feasibility of upgrading your equipment.
HCMS provides turnkey solution for on-site field machining and welding with state of the art equipment and processes. This includes machining draft tube liners, bottom rings, discharge rings, and upper and lower stay rings. Our field machining capabilities range from as small as 6 feet to over 20 feet in diameter. Other services include: Line Boring head-cover to bottom-ring gate stem bores. Line Bore of coupling bolt holes. Cavitation repair of runners and discharge rings. Specialty welding
HCMS can manage all aspects of your project, from outage planning to vendor surveillance (shop and site) to start-up & commissioning. You can count on us for project scheduling, site coordination, monitoring and reporting.
HCMS can plan and execute the entire Project for you to include Construction Management, Supervision and Labor (mechanical or electrical) for the disassembly, site rehabilitation/repair work, reassembly, start-up and commissioning of the turbine, generator, and balance of plant equipment.
HCMS can also assist with Generators Disassembly & Reassembly Inspections Testing & Trouble Shooting Problems Recommendations for Repairs Upgrade Studies and Recommendations Rotor Pole Testing Shop Inspections Removal of Rotor Poles Startup, Testing & Commissioning Technical Supervision Disassembly & Reassembly Re-wedging Rewinding Stator Re-stack Stator Core Evaluate Generator Problems Spec Writing & Upgrade Studies
HCMS can provide recommendations for upgrades and repairs to turbines and generators; due diligence studies, special testing, assist in writing specifications, evaluation of bids, system audits, and establishing preventative maintenance programs.