Hydro Generator Repair

Hydro Electric power is the grand daddy of renewable energy. American MTS has experience with onsite and in shop repair of these generators.


The most common repairs on a hydroelectric generator are rewinding and mechanical issues. It sometimes becomes necessary to upgrade a generator to improve output or reliability.

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Other types of repairs that a hydroelectric generator may need could include the following:

⦁    Field pole overhaul and re-insulation of rotors
⦁    Machining brake rings and hydro shafts
⦁    Recutting flange faces
⦁    Repair or rewind of exciters
⦁    Bearing overhaul 
⦁    Repair or replacement of slip rings
⦁    Overhauling brush rigging
⦁    Dry ice cleaning 

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