Global lubricants specialist Castrol has signed a global three-year deal with Denmark-based Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, to deliver first and service fills for all of Vestas’ newly built and existing turbines with more than 57 GW of installed capacity worldwide.
It is projected that Castrol will deliver in excess of 1.5 million liters a year under this deal. The agreement follows the full product approval for global use, which came after a three-year trial.
“At Castrol, working alongside our customers is key to developing solutions that are able to meet their needs, and Castrol Optigear Synthetic CT gear oil has been formulated specifically for use in wind turbine gear box applications,” says John Carey, vice-president of Castrol’s Aviation, Industrial, Marine, and Energy businesses.
“Designed to perform in some of the most challenging environments and with a very good thermal stability, Castrol Optigear Synthetic CT gear oil high viscosity index makes the product suitable for operations in a wide range of temperatures. Castrol’s global footprint allows us to work with the Vestas team and support them worldwide,” Carey adds.
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