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Wind Turbine

28 October 2019

Wind Turbine Brake Maintenance

Specialized Tools Revolutionize Wind Turbine Brake Maintenance

Some large wind turbines feature a yaw brake. Heavy and difficult to maintain in the field, lifting and positioning brakes is a sizable challenge in confined spaces, but maintenance is critical to minimizing operational downtime.

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15 April 2019

Wind Turbines for Korean manufacturer

Svendborg Brakes Custom Cooling System for Wind Turbines

A Korean wind turbine manufacturer needed a compact solution to cool the generator and converter inside its 4 MW turbines. High temperatures inside turbine nacelles can negatively impact the turbine component performance over time.

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19 December 2018

Altra Renewables

Altra's Aftermarket Expertise Gives New Life to Aging Wind Turbines

Many of the wind turbine generators (WTGs) installed across Europe as a result of the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC are beginning to run out of maintenance warranty. This deadline doesn’t have to be a burden on WTG operators: it can turn into an opportunity to increase wind turbines’ service lives and improve performances, further reducing their carbon footprint.

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22 October 2018

off shore wind turbines

Keeping Wind Turbines Cool

Wind turbine manufacturers face a continuous battle to improve output and efficiency, both of which are affected by heat generation and the ability to keep the equipment in the nacelle at optimal temperature.

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08 February 2018

Wind Turbines at Sunset

Minimising Yaw Brake Noise

Maintenance of wind turbine generators (WTGs) aims to sustain efficiency levels and ensure continued reliability, whilst also dealing with any other concerns that may be raised. One issue that is becoming more common is noise generated by the operation of the equipment in the nacelle, as opposed to any noise from the turbine blades.

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