Wind Energy - Industrial Applications

When plant failure can result in loss of loss of production, Unplanned downtime and crane hire, or in the worst case destruction of the wind turbine; Monitek is the perfect choice to ensure wind turbine reliability.

Monitek's predictive maintenance techniques ensure early detection of faulty equipment. Clients can ship spare parts to site and mobilize trained maintenance personnel in a timeframe to suit the needs of the business. As a result Monitek's clients can fulfill their obligations to the community and reduce the cost of maintenance!

Monitek's specialists supply:

  • The Condition Monitoring Equipment, utilizing the  Monitek VCMOnline™ data module.
  • The training to facilitate clients to install the Condition Monitoring Equipment using their own staff.
  • Manpower to install the Condition Monitoring Equipment.
  • Hosting services which result in Monitek hosting the data and application software on Monitek's servers.
  • Analysis services to analyse the data generated by the Condition Monitoring Equipment, providing routine reports and web based software for clients to overview the condition of their farm or farms.

 

Case Studies
GE 1.5MW Wind Turbine - Winergy Gearcase First Intermediate Shaft Bearing Defect (File size = 192KB)
Reviews the detection method, correction and financial savings arising from the early detection of a bearing defect.
GE 1.5MW Wind Turbine - Moventas Gearcase Second Intermediate Shaft Pinion Broken Tooth (File size = 272KB)
Reviews the detection method, correction and financial savings arising from the early detection of a gear pinion localized defect.
Clipper Liberty 2.5MW Wind Turbine - Quadrive Gearcase First Stage Gear Mesh Localized and Distributed Gear Wear (File size = 348KB)
Reviews the detection method and management of gearcase localized and distributed gear wear using on-line vibration monitoring.