Gearbox Express unveils its Revolution 2.0

The top features of the Revolution 2.0 gearbox include A redesigned planetary gear and bearing interface, in which the bearing outer races are machined into the gear.

Moventas wins major Iberdrola service tender in Europe

Moventas has been chosen as one of the selected suppliers for wind-turbine gearbox repairs and supply in Europe by Iberdrola, a clean-energy utility. The deal includes multi-brand gearboxes in kilowatt and megawatt classes for the next three years. With the tender Iberdrola recognizes certified service partners for Iberdrola wind-turbine fleet in Europe. The contract is not

Poseidon announces partnership with Gearbox Express

Today Poseidon Systems, LLC announced a supply agreement with Gearbox Express, North America’s largest independent remanufacturer of gearbox assemblies and mainshafts for the wind turbine industry.

Moventas gearbox repairs certified by Europe’s Achilles

Moventas has been certified for wind turbine gearbox supply and repairs in Europe by Achilles.

Lessons learned lead to new ideas in gearbox bearings

By Michelle Froese, Senior Editor Windpower Engineering & Development Gearboxes have long taken blame as the typical cause for a wind-turbine failure, and for good reason. Many gearboxes fail to pass the five-year mark without need for component repairs or full replacement. But when the wind industry first got its start, few considered the high

Moventas says its 4MW+ gearbox passes long-time overload test with flying colors

The Exceed 4-MW+ gearbox has successfully completed long-time overload test in January at Moventas Research and Technology center in Finland.

Moventas to invest €17 million to boost production of Exceed series gears

Moventas designed Exceed with 20% more torque density, 10% less size and with 100% proven Moventas technology in response to the market challenge to lower the life cycle cost of wind power.

Moventas Gears UK: The MW full-load test facility is now open for business

Moventas Gears UK has announced the achievement of a significant milestone with the completion of the 3.6-MW Load Test Bench and MW Final Assembly centre during August 2016. The gearbox specialist has made a capital investment in the 3.6-MW Load Test Bench, flexibly designed to accommodate Moventas’ multi-brand service approach. Supported by the UK government, the Huddersfield sheds light on those annoying gearbox failure mysteries is a resource for designers, technicians, operators, and owners of geared machinery.

Winergy uses journal bearings in large gearboxes

By introducing journal bearings into its gearboxes Winergy says it sets another milestone for wind turbine drive technology.