Eldec develops an induction heating system for field service

Induction Heating System with a cable box or handheld coaxial transformer, chiller, lift certified frame and shake cage.

SKF intros higher-performance INSOCOAT bearings

With it’s latest generation of electrically insulated bearings, SKF has raised the performance standard to provide constant electrical performance, even in high humidity. SKF’s INSOCOAT bearings have an electrically insulating coating on the external surfaces of its inner or outer ring, and are plasma-sprayed with an aluminum-oxide coating. The coating, which is naturally hygroscopic, is sealed

Concrete Fasteners adds clever Red Head Trubolt+ wedge anchor to inventory

The versatile American-made Red Head Trubolt+ wedge anchor has been approved for cracked or uncracked concrete and seismic applications.

Parker Hannifin to showcase KleenVent Coolant Evaporation Inhibitor solution at WINDPOWER 2017

Parker Hannifin, a provider of motion and control solutions, will be showcasing its KleenVent Coolant Evaporation Inhibitor solution (KV-CEI) at the upcoming WINDPOWER 2017, in Anaheim, CA May 23 to 25. (Visit Booth #2886) The product is targeted at owners of 1.5-MW wind turbines that use an open-loop, water-glycol based IGBT cooling system. Warm atmospheric temperatures lead

DOE funding awarded for prognostic wind-turbine blade solution

Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable EnergyLaboratory (NREL) have been awarded Department of Energy funding to work with Sentient Science on the development of a prognostic solution to predict and extend wind-turbine blade life. Sentient Science, which developed its DigitalClone Live software using four technical pillars (materials science, data science, tribology, and multi-body dynamic system modeling)

Technavio identifies drivers to forecast global wind turbine composite material market

Thermoset prepreg composite are widely used for the manufacture of wind turbine blades as these exhibit superior performance characteristics such as high strength-to-weight ratio and durability.

TPI Composites signs new blade supply agreement with Vestas

TPI Composites, Inc., currently the largest U.S.-based independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, announced that it has signed a multi-year supply agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S. The agreement is to provide blades from two manufacturing lines (with option to add more lines) for the V136 wind-turbine for markets in Central and South America. The

New SKF Explorer class bearings promise faster speeds & improved reliability

SKF‘s Explorer high-performance, long-life bearings range now includes an improved single-row angular contact ball bearing that delivers a number of benefits for designers and operators of screw compressors, pumps, and gearboxes seeking to reduce the total cost of ownership of this equipment through improved reliability and energy efficiency. Featuring a redesigned brass cage that delivers

Moventas’ 3-MW Exceed gearboxes set for delivery to Korean offshore wind farm

Moventas and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction have agreed on the Exceed deliveries to an offshore wind farm in South Korea. Exceed series is a gearbox platform that provides a competitive edge for a wind-turbine manufacturer by lowering the LCoE of turbines with light weight and high torque density. Doosan is an existing customer for

Blade-mounted flow actuator promises greater turbine power production

The design features a blade-mounted plasma flow actuator, a software controlled, solid-state electrical device that is simple and inexpensive.