Archives August 2014


August 2014


Preserving Electrical Safety

Significant changes to wind farm safety requirements are expected in the near future with the upcoming revisions to the NFPA 70E standard

The 2015 edition of NFPA 70E is due for publication in October, and with it will be many changes that will affect wind farm safety requirements. NFPA 70E forms the basis for most electrical safety programs, but it can be confusing when the standard is updated regarding what has actually changed. There are many more […]
James R. White

Electrically Conductive Paste Provides Life Cycle Cost Savings For Turbine Electrical Connections

Drive down a country road in many states, and you’re likely to see a wind farm on a distant ridge-top sporting a dozen or more wind turbines slowly spinning. Wind farms are becoming ubiquitous, larger, and more complex. Harnessing their power and transferring it to the grid requires this complexity, which now includes power electronics […]
Tom Gibson, P.E.


PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Klüber Introduces Multi-Purpose Lubricant For Extreme High-Temperature Applications

Klüber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, has introduced Klübertemp GR AR 555, a multi-purpose lubricant offering exceptional corrosion protection and high evaporation stability. Developed for high-temperature applications (up to 250°C) and applications exposed to aggressive media, Klübertemp GR AR 555 is a white, homogeneous long-term grease based on a perfluorinated polyether oil (PFPE) […]
August 13, 2014

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Morgan Slip Rings Aim To Reduce Down Time, Maintenance, And Costs By Employing The Latest Resin Technologies

Morgan Advanced Materials Electrical Carbon business announces that its quality engineered slip rings, can reduce down time and improve the life of equipment whilst reducing maintenance time and costs. Made with the latest innovations in resin compounds Morgan’s molded slip rings encapsulate all current carrying components, inhibit harmful dust intrusion and contamination, and increase the […]
August 13, 2014