Francis turbine installation

Trust Power Patearoa Project

Trust Power Patearoa Project AIE Hydro successfully completed the project to manufacture an improved turbine to give the machine controllability across a larger range of flow rates and thereby gaining additional output of 2.5GW/h per year from the new machine. The manufacturing time was 4 months, with 5 weeks of installation and commissioning work. This… Details
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Trust Power Esk Hydro Project

Trust Power Esk Hydro Project AIE Hydro led a contract to supply Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for the ESK Hydro Project. The scope included the supply, installation and commissioning of two Pelton turbines, generators and ancillary equipment. The ESK project has two separate generation stations drawing off the Toronui and Rimu tributaries of the ESK… Details
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West Power Amethyst Project

West Power Amethyst Project AIE Hydro led a contract to supply a 23-bucket, 6.5 MW vertical Pelton turbine and other equipment, including the runner hub and casing, injectors, main inlet valves, governor and associated pipework. AIE manufactured assembled and balanced the 6 nozzle vertical turbine in its North Island workshops. One of the contributing factors… Details
The turbine rotor in the AIE workshop

Turbo Alternator End Bell Inspection

Turbo Alternator End Bell Inspection AIE managed the inspections of turbine rotor end bells.  This involved using specialist metallurgy to assess the arcing damage present in the end bell material.  The arcing damage was removed successfully giving the bells another safe life in service. We also blasted, NDT tested and balanced the main turbine rotor. Details
Hub being machined in Vertical Lathe

Turbine Overhaul for Power Station

Turbine Overhaul for Power Station Pulling a giant 40 tonne Kaplin turbine to pieces, deciding what needs replacing or repairing, remanufacturing or repairing components, documenting the process and then putting it back together, is not a straightforward task. That is why Allied Industrial Engineering was selected by the primary contractor ABB to undertake the massive overhaul.… Details
Pallet being moved into machine shop

Nacelle Pallets – Components for Wind Turbine Power Generators

Nacelle Pallets - Components for Wind Turbine Power Generators It's a big order ! The manufacture of Nacelle pallet components for New Zealand-designed wind turbine power generators, provides a New Zealand based solution and assists our emerging wind power generation industry. Our price competitiveness, proven quality systems and ability to make these large, intricate items… Details
Worn runner being transfered to manipulator for weld overlay

Aratiatia G2 Runner Overhaul

Aratiatia G2 Runner Overhaul We assisted MB Century in the overhaul of one of Mighty River Power's Francis Turbines at Aratiatia.  Aratiatia is a hydro station about 13km downstream from Taupo on the Waikato river. The equipment used at the hydro station suffers adversely from erosion due to harsh particles in the river water. Some… Details

Kawerau Geothermal Power Plant Turbine Warranty Inspection

Kawerau Geothermal Power Plant Turbine Warranty Inspection The team at Allied Industrial Engineering are constantly coming up with innovative methods and solutions to support our customers. Our Engineering Team recently assisted Mighty River Power in the Turbine Warranty Inspection located at their Kawerau Steam Turbine Generation site. Our skilled staff created an animated 3D computer… Details