PSI Repair Services, Inc., subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, is an independent service provider (ISP) to the wind energy industry. The company recently surpassed 40,000 repaired wind-turbine parts for the wind energy market, following a busy 2018.
PSI offers component repair and engineering services for GE, Vestas, Gamesa, Siemens, RePower, Acciona, Suzlon, Nordex, Mitsubishi, and Clipper wind turbines. PSI covers the critical electronic, hydraulic, and precision mechanical components that drive the turbines’ pitch and yaw systems and down-tower electronics.
PSI’s engineering services include custom tests, root cause analysis, product upgrades, remanufacturing, and new product manufacturing services. The custom test program uses advanced diagnostic equipment, letting PSI to detect hard part failures, as well as parts degraded due to stress, right down to the microchip level.
The root-cause analysis service allows PSI a comprehensive view into a customer’s production environment to identify all the elements connected to recurring problems so that the appropriate corrective actions eliminate the problem. The product upgrade service allows PSI to improve upon legacy design with newer, more reliable technology. PSI’s remanufacturing services are available for obsolete and unsalvageable parts, such as circuit boards and power supplies.
Components that are typically repaired by PSI include printed circuit boards, pitch-drive systems, inverters, IGBTs, PLCs, VRCC units, AEBIs, proportional valves, hydraulic pumps, pitch and yaw motors, encoders, slip rings, transducers, yaw modules, 3-phase bridge rectifiers, blade bearing automatic grease dispensers, active crowbars, line reactors, oil level sensors, battery chargers, cold climate converters, anemometers, and more.
Additionally, the new product manufacturing service is available for customers who need a cost-effective option to produce a small run of unique legacy parts or components.
Wind energy professionals can catch PSI Repair Services at AWEA’s WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition in Houston, TX on May 20 to 23 (Booth 1808).