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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

NREL’s GRC Gearbox 3 – Part 2 of 2: Testing Results

Improving gearbox reliability is important for the wind industry as it reduces the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE). NREL has now completed testing of the redesigned GRC Gearbox 3 and it has greatly improved performance. Expertise gathered from this R&D project is now being applied by InSight to support owners with improving their gearbox life.

CATEGORY: Engineering Design

Romax and NREL's Next Generation Drivetrain - Part 2: Testing

A preview of testing results for the journal bearing flex pin gearbox

CATEGORY: Engineering Design

Taking Control of Life Extension with Gearbox Upgrades

A recent article about Romax working with Eurus Energy to reduce long term O&M costs with gearbox upgrades

CATEGORY: Engineering Design

Industry Challenges from Wind Turbine Pitch Bearings

Video about current challenges of failing pitch bearings

CATEGORY: Engineering Design

Romax and NREL's Next Generation Drivetrain - Part 1: Design and Assembly

An innovative project to design, build and test a wind turbine gearbox with journal bearings

CATEGORY: Engineering Design

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