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The hydraulic cylinders and system in the barrage are used to raise or lower the sluice gates. The sluice gates control the water level of the bay and allow water to leave the bay when the water level is higher than average.

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Hydraulics

The hydraulic cylinders and system in the barrage are used to raise or lower the sluice gates. The sluice gates control the water level of the bay and allow water to leave the bay when the water level is higher than average.

The sluice gates are set up as shown:

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Temposonics are used to sensor and maintain the level of the hydraulic oil.

Hydraulic drive- upper leaf

Cylinder dimensions:

Piston diameter               =   200mm

Rod diameter                  =   90mm

Stroke length                 =   3100mm

Stroke length(max)            =   3150mm

Weight                        approx. 1500kg

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Hydraulic drive- lower leaf

Cylinder dimensions:

Piston diameter               =   228.6mm

Rod diameter                  =   90mm

Stroke length                 =   7650mm

Stroke length(max)            =   7770mm

Weight                        approx. 2000kg

Max cylinder force            =   300kN

Gate moving velocities:

Opening                       =   1 m/min

Closing                       =   1 m/min

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