Wednesday, August 17, 2022

A Turbine Grease for Lower Temperatures

ExxonMobil has developed Mobil SHC™ Grease 102 WT, a synthetic wind-turbine grease that can protect pitch, yaw, and generator bearings from extreme temperature conditions...

Modulift Centerpiece to Gantry-Crawler Crane Tandem Lift

A Modulift spreader was combined with a 45-meter-long beam attached to a gantry and a crawler crane in order to tandem lift 760-metric-ton monopiles...

Altitec Seals International Blade Inspection Contract

Blade repair and inspection specialist Altitec has partnered with a leading manufacturer of onshore and offshore wind turbines to provide end of warranty (EOW)...

High Reliability Slip Ring Brings New Tech to Turbines

Moog Components Group Limited, a division of Moog Inc., has announced the introduction of a new pitch control slip ring. The EPA3 slip ring...

Siemens and Duke Energy Offering More Services to Wind-Energy Operators

Siemens and Duke Energy Renewable Services announced an agreement to offer North American wind-farm owners operations and maintenance services for multiple brands of wind...

Altech Power Backup Systems Optimized for Seamless Switchover

Ultra Capacitor DC UPS power backup systems from Altech Corp. have been optimized for seamless switchover during power outages, interruptions, peak power demand, or...

MAINTENANCE

2017 Wind Systems Buyer's Guide - Maintenance

Advance Warning Advantage

Before the next maintenance inspection for a wind turbine, much can happen. At every turn, critical components can be moving toward failure. Wind turbines...

Protecting the Blades

Every year, wind-turbine blades face numerous environmental and weather challenges — including rain, hail, blowing sand, and salt spray — that can cause significant...

New Coating Booth Reduces Lead Times for Extra-Large Parts

Fusion Inc. in Houston has just completed its largest, state-of-the-art coating booth to help make the coating of larger components a less arduous process. Coatings...

Trailer Provides Maximum Flexibility for Hauling Oversized Equipment

For more than a decade, Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, has manufactured its 55CC close-coupled lowbed trailer. The trailer...

CSZ Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches Have Zero-Backlash Design

Miki Pulley’s CSZ Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches are for direct sale to OEMs in North America. These CSZ Clutches have zero-backlash design. They use the magnetic...

Trelleborg Launches New Boat Landing Systems Maintenance Service

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has launched a new maintenance service for Boat Landing Systems (BLS). The new service is designed to identify degradation in...

Adwen and Winergy Develop the World’s Biggest Gearbox

Adwen and Winergy have developed the biggest gearbox in the world for Adwen’s AD 8-180 offshore wind turbine. With an input torque of close...

A Temporary Solution

The repair of wind-turbine generators involves transporting damaged components long distances to repair workshops. As the components are often large, this logistical effort results...

SgurrEnergy Gets O&M Contract for Inch Cape Offshore Met Mast

Leading renewable energy consultancy, SgurrEnergy, has secured an operations and maintenance (O&M) contract for the Inch Cape Offshore Met Mast off the coast of...

Maturing the Wind Industry: OEM Aftermarket Support after Midlife

While at my local automobile service shop waiting for my truck to be serviced, I drew some parallels between the well-established automotive industry and...

Preventing a Flame-up

Fire prevention is a big land-management issue right now, especially after El Nino drenched most of the nation earlier this year. Weeds are at...

Online Tool Enables Users to Select the Right Heater Technology for the Job

The new SKF online heater selection tool introduces an easy, convenient, and highly accessible resource to make the right pick among heater technologies for...

New Tech for Inspections, Servicing, and Condition Monitoring

Romax InSight is launching two products to reduce cost and increase the effectiveness of wind turbine operations and maintenance (O&M). EcoCMS is a new, low-cost...
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