Sika Corp intros Sikaflex-211 US adhesive and sealant in black

Sika Corporation, a supplier of innovative adhesive and sealant solutions is proud to announce that Sikaflex-211 US, a multi-purpose general sealant for transportation and industrial assembly applications.

Altitec partners with Nordex for end-of-warranty blade inspections

Blade inspection and maintenance specialist, Altitec, has completed end-of-warranty (EOW) blade inspections at the Amakhala Wind Farm in South African’s Eastern Cape. The inspections were undertaken in partnership with Nordex Energy South Africa. Under the terms of the contract, Altitec carried out EOW inspections on 54 turbines, each with a height of 91 m. Inspection

Wind turbine common failures and solutions

Experience is improving estimates of failure times for critical components such as bearings, said experts at the 3rd Annual Wind Optimization & Maintenance Canada conference.

Sad news: Siemens Gamesa to close blade manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, Ontario

The blade manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, ON will be closed by early 2018

What do shark fins, winglets and turbulators have in common?

In a challenging experiment, ECN and LM Wind Power have successfully extended blades with an add-on tip extension to test new blade tip designs in the InnoTip research project.

Gearbox Express lets its true colors fly

Gearbox Express showed its true colors by painting a newly remanufactured gearbox with stars and stripes to help further celebrate United States’ independence as it was installed the week of the holiday.

Technical University of Denmark picks Moog for testing wind turbine blades

The facility in Denmark will have three test stands capable of delivering static deflection testing and dynamic (directly coupled and mass resonant excitation) testing of wind turbine blades measuring 15, 25, and 45-m long, and the flexibility to test other large structures.

Freudenberg designs new radial shaft seal ring for main bearings in wind turbines

The global expansion of wind-power facilities is proceeding unabated. Based on figures from Global Wind Energy Council, nearly 487 GW of output from wind energy were in place at the end of 2016. At the start of the decade, the installed output wasn’t even half that amount. It is not just the number of facilities that

Bal Seal releases expanded guide of custom-engineered seals, springs & electrical contacts

Bal Seal Engineering, has published an expanded guide describing the form and function of its custom-engineered seals, springs, and electrical contacts, as well as the benefits of its engineering process. The 12-page guide, titled Sealing, Connecting, Conducting and EMI/RFI Shielding Solutions, uses photo-realistic application images and descriptive insets to give readers a detailed look at

LM Wind Power begins production at new blade manufacturing plant

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business and leading designer and manufacturer of wind-turbine blades, announced that it has begun production at a new factory in Bergama, Turkey. The facility, which is located in Bergama Organized Industrial Zone (BOSBI), is expected to manufacture and distribute an annual capacity of 500 MW with the capability