Power Generation Applications

Hellan Strainers remove zebra mussels, quagga mussels, sand, grit, small fish, etc., from lakes and rivers for protection of plant equipment.  Hellan strainers are used throughout the world in all types of power generation plants – hydro electric, gas, fossil and nuclear powered.  You can rely on system proven Hellan strainers that reduce maintenance cost.  Call us today.

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Type DH Strainer

Hellan Strainer Manual Type DH in use at a hydroelectric power plant for turbine bearing cooling water.

Type WSA Strainer

Hellan Strainer Type WSA used to filter intake water from a lake at a Power Generation facility.

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Zebra and Quagga Mussel Removal

12″ automatic strainer removed Quagga Mussels at a hydroelectric plant.
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Hellan strainers remove fish, including jellyfish & zebra mussels downstream of traveling screens on cooling water systems for power generation plants (ie., nuclear, fossil, and hydro).