Archives November 2012


November 2012



National Wind Technician Organization Formed

The National Wind Technician Organization is able to provide safety training services for all personnel involved in the process of building, maintaining, operating, and managing wind turbines and wind sites. Scott Battles, National Wind Technician Organization’s Northwest and Midwest Operations Manager stated, “My father was an OSHA compliance officer. I did not realize that having […]
October 6, 2012

French Technical Center (CETIM) Centralizes Testing Services on LMS

One of France’s leading technical centers, CETIM, has recently acquired multiple LMS SCADAS Mobile Testing systems for NVH. With the new systems, CETIM engineers can efficiently perform numerous diverse measurement and analysis tasks ranging from in-vehicle measurements and vibration diagnosis to failure, vibro-acoustic and modal analysis. “Our customer base covers all types of industries from […]
October 6, 2012

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Defines Sealing and Engineering Terms

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has launched an easy-to-use glossary where engineers can find definitions for commonly used engineering and sealing terms at the click of a mouse or touch of a button. Free of charge, it is available online or via an app for both iPhone and Android, downloadable by searching for “Trelleborg” from the Apple […]
October 6, 2012

REpower Hits 1 GW in the UK with Latest Supply Contracts

REpower Systems SE has signed projects with an overall capacity of more than 1 GW in the United Kingdom following today’s announcement of an additional five onshore contracts. In 2012, the company signed about 200 MW in the United Kingdom. With a market share of 12 per cent in 2011 REpower is the United Kingdom’s […]
October 6, 2012

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Werner’s New Line of Fall Protection Equipment Provides Safe Access

The new Werner Fall Protection product portfolio reaffirms Werner’s commitment to safety and position as a professional products manufacturer. Werner is extending their promise to end-users by providing safe access at any height with the introduction of this new category.  Werner has complemented their extensive line of climbing equipment with a wide range of Fall […]
October 6, 2012

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: New E-RAD System Introduced

Torkworx, a leader in bolting solutions, introduces an electronic digital torque control solution for the wind energy industry. The E-RAD system provides a safer, more repeatable and user-friendly tooling solution that increases accuracy and includes torque data recording capabilities, where not previously available in older hydraulic methods. The E-RAD system uses electricity directly from the […]
October 6, 2012

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Condition Analysis for Bearing Grease in Turbines Improves Reliability

Klüber Lubrication’s analysis service is now available for lubricants in generators, blades and main bearings of wind turbines. It examines several aspects of a grease‘s current condition, including overall status, oxidation, wear particles and behavior of additives, mixing with foreign matter and oxidation and the extent to which old and new lubricant are mixed after […]
October 6, 2012