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When is 20 year gearbox life not 20 years?

Many wind turbine gearboxes have a design life of 20 years. However, a great number of gearboxes don’t last for 20 years and fail prematurely… so why the discrepancy?

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy,Engineering Design

How to model O&M costs and evaluate the cost impact of serial failures

O&M costs for wind farms are difficult to predict and can vary significantly between wind farms and turbine technologies. O&M cost is by far the least predictable factor in a wind farm’s operating expenditure (OPEX) and investors are demanding more accurate predictions.

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy,Finance and Due Diligence

Turbine Technology Assessment: Managing Risks During Development and Construction

A recent article about how in depth turbine technology assessments scan help reduce the uncertainty and impacts arising from newer technologies during the development and construction stages of a wind farm’s life cycle.

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy

Romax and NREL’s Next Generation Drivetrain – Part 3: Disassembly Results

New planetary journal bearings exceed performance expectations

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy

Developing Solutions for Failing Pitch Bearings on Wind Turbines

The wind industry has a lot of issues with the pitch (or blade) bearing on wind turbines. Romax InSight is working to understand root causes and find solutions

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy

Romax and NREL's GRC Gearbox 3 - Part 1: Design and Assembly

The redesigned GRC Gearbox 3 is built and ready for testing at NREL

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy

The Value of Temporary Instrumentation

A recent article about supporting problem resolution in O&M with temporary instrumentation

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy

Root Cause Analysis White Paper

Two failures and discussion on their root cause

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy

Sharing Experiences for Rotating Machinery Problems from around the Globe

Welcome to the Romax InSight Blog!

CATEGORY: Engineering Consultancy

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