The new AIC214 Condition Monitoring module from Bachmann introduces a range of additional features that extend its capabilities. The ring buffer enables continuous values to be produced, so the condition monitoring system (CMS) can also be part of a machine or plant protection system, based on values from ISO standards. This also enables continuous monitoring…
Meeting grid frequency requirements and protecting wind farms within ERCOT
By Nicholas Waters, Key Account Manager Bachmann electronic Corp Meeting operational compliance within the ERCOT region for wind sites is important from a safety perspective and, failure to do so, can result in hefty fines for project owners. This was motivation for one 170-MW Texas wind facility — which lacked the necessary hardware to collect…
Bachmann to supply condition monitoring systems to biggest Swiss wind farm
The wind farm is situated on the heights of Mont Crosin and Mont Soleil in the Bernese Jura, and is comprised of 16 Vestas V90 and V112 wind turbines, bachmann.
Bachmann Electronic shows solutions for smart turbines in Husum
Bachmann Electronic is using Husum Wind to present its Smart Turbine Automation concept and will be throwing all its experience into the ring: 100,000 wind turbines – worldwide one in three – are equipped with Bachmann control technology or condition monitoring systems.
Bachmann Electronic: Good results for 2016 thanks to customers’ high investment in the digital revolution
With €68.3 million, the bachmann turnover was only just below the previous record of 70.4 million.
Bachmann’s new GMP232 grid measurement and monitoring module for wind power plants
Bachmann electronic is offering a PLC-integrated grid measurement and monitoring module for electrical three-phase networks, with a considerably greater range of functions than commonly available on the market.
Bachmann updates its EPLAN, WSCAD and 3D CAD data
Bachmann customers can now access the updated EPLAN macro and 3D CAD libraries. The WSCAD data, also updated, is available on the manufacturer’s web site.
Bachmann unwraps the next generation grid monitors
Bachmann’s plug-in cards of the fully updated GMP232 series represent the latest concept in measuring and monitoring three-phase electrical networks and grid monitors.
Safety-related digital output enables response in less than 1 ms
the SCT202 module is ideally equipped to implement the complex task of safety speed monitoring in wind turbines.
A word about sensor selection for condition-monitoring systems
For those in the market for a CMS for their turbines, whether installed as a retrofit project or factory installed by the OEM, understanding the basic analysis isn’t enough to make an informed decision about which CMS option of sensor selection is right for their fleet.
Workshop series “Profi[t] with Wind” review
More than 500 operators, operating managers, manufacturers, suppliers, maintenance companies, experts and insurers of the wind energy industry visited the established workshop series “Profi[t] with Wind”,
Bernhard Zangerl new chairman of the VDMA, a wind industry working group
In early November, the board of the working group wind industry in the VDMA elected Bernhard Zangerl, CEO of Bachmann electronic, unanimously as the new chairman of the wind industry working group.
Bachmann Monitoring holding a one-day Nov 11 workshop: “Profi[t] with Wind”
On November 11, 2015, the wind turbine experts from Bachmann Monitoring will be holding the one-day workshop series “Profi[t] with Wind” for the eighth time. This year this established event will take place for the first time as part of the 24th Wind Energy Days conference in the “Van der Valk Resort” in Linstow. With…
Bachmann intros multitouch, multitask, and multifunctional displays
HMI systems of the next generation meet the requirements of operating and monitoring complex plants. The combination of powerful processors and modern touch screens guarantee the flawless visualization of graphically complex surfaces. The result: Visualization devices for every application. Bachmann electronic offers a comprehensive portfolio for different applications and performance classes with the new: Web…
Bachmann systems at the WindEnergy 2014
At the WindEnergy 2014 from September 23rd to 26th in Hamburg, Germany, the automation specialist Bachmann electronic presents its competence for integrated systems to the wind industry. Worldwide leading manufacturers and operators of on- and offshore wind power plants successfully use the system solutions of Bachmann automation. With more than 70,000 automated wind power plants…
Universal I/O module with galvanically isolated inputs from Bachmann
Reliable potential isolation is critical, particularly on ships or in extensive production plants where a number of independent systems distributed over large distances interact. In this respect, sensors are a particular potential weak point for an automation system, especially if they have to be mounted in environments exposed to dirt or weather conditions. They are…
Multilingual controller talk to many other systems
Machine controllers have to fit into an overall system and exchange data with higher and subordinate levels. The range of communication protocols involved here is large. It is therefore necessary for controllers to speak several languages. The M1 controller system from Bachmann electronic is ideally suited for this: All important communication protocols are supported. The…
Webinar: Following the Wind Turbine Condition-Monitoring Circle
Live webinar is Tuesday, July 22 at 2 PM Eastern. Data from a Condition Monitoring System (CMS) in a wind turbine travels to the analyst, then to purchasing and O&M, who then sends it back to the wind turbine with a technician who will perform some action. You can see that CMS data affects many…
How condition monitoring is like the Indy 500
David Clark, Condition Monitoring Expert, www.bachmann.info Wind-farm operations and maintenance crews often fixate on a condition monitoring system’s hardware and software specifications, mostly because the specs are somewhat easy to quantify. But these people should be equally interested in who will run and configure that system. Without a proper configuration, you really do not have a…
Photoblog: AWEA Windpower 2014, Day Three
Windpower 2014 attendees: Read the most recent windpower news on the Windpower Engineering and Development homepage and check our Twitter (@windpower_eng) for updates from the show floor and beyond. Missed Tuesday’s photoblog? See it here. Missed Wednesday’s photoblog? See it here.