Wind-driven aerators run better with Vesconite bearings

Vesconite says its bearings last up to 10x the life of bronze bushes, and they don’t swell so they work where nylon is unsuitable. May be the best material for dirty and poorly lubricated conditions.

Timken expands line of small-bore metric seals

The catalog is available online at and through the Timken catalog app at

Making short lived pitch bearing work longer

Let’s start with the function of a pitch bearing, which is to allow for variable pitch position of the turbine blade and to transmit blade loads into the hub.

Schaeffler designs spherical roller bearings to make wind energy more efficient

Schaeffler has optimized its spherical roller bearings for rotor main bearing supports with the objective of increasing the reliability, availability, and efficiency of wind turbines. The development of an asymmetrical spherical roller bearing represents yet another step towards more robustness. The bearing supports of the rotor shaft are of central significance in wind turbines. The

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.

How much longer with this main bearing last? E-book has some answers

A physics based modeling approach can be used to establish a relationship between the forces acting on a component and the consumption of the component’s useful lifetime.

New Timken bearing aimed right at wind turbine main shafts

Timken Tapered Double Inner (TDI) Roller Bearing is designed to extend bearing life and improve system performance for three-point mount wind turbines.

Moventas Extra Life service concept expands to kilowatt-class gearboxes

Moventas has launched a kilowatt-class suite of life-extending services, Extra Life for kW. As older, kilowatt-class gearbox fleets age around the world, Moventas is ideally suited to extend the life of these components with its core technologies. Kilowatt-class gearbox fleet represent 12% of all gearbox fleets globally and 15% in Europe. Service for older gearboxes

Kluber Lubrication offers rolling bearing grease for enhanced protection against friction and wear

Klüber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, has announced the availability of Klübertherm HB 88-182. This new product is a versatile long-term grease that provides good corrosion and wear protection for rolling bearings subject to high loads and medium speeds at temperatures of up to 180° C. Klübertherm HB 88-182 is fully synthetic and based

AeroTorque Corp announces the Double Your Warranty Program at WINDPOWER 2016

The new program, called “Double Your Warranty” offers
added protection for new bearings installed up tower