What features should you consider when choosing filters for a wind turbine?

In the wind industry, simple logistics places importance on a well-planned operations and maintenance strategy. The geographic location, weather conditions, and height of most wind turbines make even the most basic gearbox or hydraulic repairs a daunting and costly task. For that reason, filtration is critical in wind turbines. Gears and bearings ride on a

Bronto Skylift Inc. names TGM Wind Services as distributor for 10 States

he Bronto Skylift S 90 HLA is the newest member of the famous HLA range from Bronto Skylift. The HLA stands for High Level Articulated. This unit represents the ultimate in high rise access.

Atlas Copco Bolt Tightening Solutions launches its Flange Management System

Atlas Copco Bolt Tightening Solutions announces the launch of an innovative flange management system or iFMS.

HYTORC unveils its first consumer tool, a lithium ion battery-powered torque gun

The 18-volt, 4.1 Ah torque gun is just 7 pounds (with battery) and designed for applications with bolts 3/8-inch to ¾-inch in diameter and requiring 25-250 foot/pounds of torque. The product carries a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $2,499.

Wind turbine blade sales market, a survey for 2016 to 2021

This report focuses on the Wind Turbine Blade Sales in Global market, especially in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle and Africa.

Why lubricant formulation beats additive top treating?

Quality components are integral to a high-performing wind farm, and ongoing care and maintenance of its parts is just as important. Turbines are exposed to some of the harshest conditions in the industrial world, such as extreme temperatures, vibration, and debris. In these conditions, proper equipment lubrication is essential. It can help protect system components,

How are blade materials and manufacturing changing to keep up with larger turbines?

The wind industry has set installation records over the last couple years. That trend may continue with global wind capacity predicted to double in the next five years, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. This growth trend is thanks, in part, to a developing offshore wind market and larger wind turbines with longer blades.

Sight glass offers insight to lubricant condition

Luneta’s new Sight Glass has all the clarity and durability you need, with none of the leaks, cracks or squinting you may be used to with those old-style sight glasses.

The case for case carburized bearings in wind turbines

Case-carburized bearings have distinct advantages over through-hardened versions. Case studies presented here suggest properties to request in the specification for gearbox replacement bearings.

IBISWorld Industry Market Research: U.S. wind turbine manufacturing could earn $10.5 billion in 2016

The federal renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) subsidizes energy producers based on the amount of renewable energy they generate.