Trashrack Cleaning—A Job Requiring Utmost Care

by Carl A. Gerber, H. Bieri AG, Switzerland,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '89


During the last few years, the tendency in most industries has been towards more automation. Hydro has been no exception. Trashrack raking machines have followed this trend, and automatic units with high safety features are now common. This paper discusses the need for trashrack cleaning machines, trashracke design safety, severe weather locations, disposal of removed trask, and other aspects of the subject.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Water intakes | Power plants | Equipment and machinery | Waste disposal | Safety | Automation | Debris

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