Penstocks and Scroll Cases for Niagara Power Project

by J.E. Revelle,
J.N. Pirok,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 3, Pg. 1-22

Document Type: Journal Paper


Twenty-five generating units of 2190 Mw power project of Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant and Reservoir Pump Generating Plant are supplied by 25 steel plate penstocks and scroll cases with ID varying between 18 to 28 ft; steel plate erection, welding, and X-ray inspection are described; unconventional design and erection of 13 24-ft to 28-ft elbows; difficult welding of 1.812 in. thick steel plates.

Subject Headings: Steel plates | Power plants | Pumping stations | Conduits | Welding | Reservoirs | X rays | Inspection | Idaho | United States

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