The generator has an over-sized bearing set for long life at full output. See the cut-away drawing for the ball bearing size. These Turgo units are designed for heights of 15 to 80 feet.
If you know your water flow rate in gallons per minute (gpm) and your water height in feet, then you can estimate the output of this generator on your site. Typical rotor speed is 950 rpm for 12 volt, 1900 rpm for 24 volt systems at light load. The speed may increase by 15% when loaded to.
The generator is a totally enclosed design, 3-phase winding, with a UL Class H insulation system. We recommend that the unit is placed under cover for long term use. This unit can be used in remote areas for temporary power.
Customers have connected this unit to collapsible hose (fire hose) for temporary power while camping. For permanent power applications, most customers run 2 PVC pipe down the side of a hill to the generator. You may also need a 12 volt battery, charge controller, dump load (to protect the battery from overcharging) and and Inverter to run 120 VAC appliances. Normally this unit is part of a total power system that includes wind and solar charging of the same battery set. The blue base has outside dimensions of 9.5 inches square, and the center hole distance for the mounting holes is about 8 inches.Note that you may need to pay some VAT or Duty when the goods arrive in your country. The item "Motenergy ME1511 Micro Hydro Generator Turgo Wheel 12-24 Volt, 600 Watts, 50 Amp" is in sale since Friday, June 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Improvement\Electrical Supplies\Alternative Energy Supplies\Other Alternative Energy Supplies". The seller is "motenergy" and is located in Hartford, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Croatia, Malaysia, Iceland, Sri lanka, Luxembourg.