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Hydroelectric Services

Hydro Services and Repairs: 24/7/365 Availability

Through Maine Industrial Repair Services (MIRS), Timken Power Systems (TPS) offer complete turnkey solutions for all your hydroelectric projects. Our Onsite Technical Services (OTS) group can also design and implement custom preventive maintenance programs for your facility. Our expertise can help minimize downtime, reduce maintenance expenses, and prolong the life of your hydroelectric equipment.

Complete Mechanical and Electrical Services for the Hydroelectric Industry

Schulz Group’s hydroelectric specialists at Maine Industrial Repair provide comprehensive maintenance programs and repair services for hydroelectric generation facilities. Our experience can help minimize downtime, reduce annual maintenance expenses, and prolong the life of hydroelectric equipment. Schulz Electric and Maine Industrial Repair Services are ISO 9001:2008 Certified. Schulz Group’s attention to detail and quality standards are second to none in the industry. Now part of the Timken Company, Schulz Group is dedicated to expanding its proven reputation as the leader in hydroelectric generator services.

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Overall Capabilities

Custom Control Systems

  • Energy efficiency upgrades
  • Full system engineering
  • PLC design and programming
  • System integration of motors, controls and pumps

Testing Services

  • On-line motor testing
  • EL CID testing
  • Core loss testing
  • Onsite services such as dynamic balancing, and laser alignment
  • Infrared thermography
  • Vibration trending and analysis

Motors and Generators

  • Motor and generator repairs in-house to 9000HP/40 ton
  • Vacuum pressure impregnation(VPI) systems
  • Full voltage testing to 13,800V AC; 1200V DC
  • Turnkey services and maintenance programs
  • Electrical services including stator rewinds, core iron restacks, including uprates and coiled redesigns
  • Mechanical repairs to runners, gates, and bearings

New Product Sales

  • Motors
  • Variable frequency drives (VFDs)
  • Gearboxes
  • Pumps
  • Controls
  • Parts and accessories

Specialty Services

  • Metal stitching for crack repairs
  • EL CID testing
  • CO2 dry ice cleaning
  • Low and medium voltage switchgear testing and repair
  • Gearbox services
  • Predictive maintenance and diagnostic services
  • In-place hydro turbine overhaul

Machine Shop Services

  • Large machining capabilities
  • Babbitt bearing repairs
  • Vertical and horizontal digital boring mills
  • Dynamic balancing to 60,000 lbs.
  • Welding – TIG, MIG, Arc and Gas
  • Flame spray metalizing