Turbine Parts

Miscellaneous Blades

Aerodynamic Blade Add-On reduces wind turbine noise.

DinoTail Next Generation, inspired by an owl wing's trailing edge fringe, optimizes aeroacoustic performance of wind turbine rotor blades without negatively affecting annual energy production. In addition to vortex generators on blade surface, trailing edges have serrations and combs. Combed teeth concept creates fine vortices where fast air stream from above blade profile meets slower...

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Turbine Maintenance and Repair Services

PSI Repair Services Achieves New Milestone with Its 20,000th Repaired Wind Turbine Part

PSI is also showcasing its latest cost-saving solutions at the Windpower Conference Exhibition in Orlando LIVONIA, Mich. - PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading independent service provider (ISP) to the wind energy industry, announced today that it recently shipped its 20,000th repaired wind turbine part to a prominent wind energy company. Since 2009,...

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Precision Measurement of Turbine Blade Sockets
Turbines

Precision Measurement of Turbine Blade Sockets

Normally when a steam supply valve to a turbine fails open, the turbine begins to over-speed.Â-  The Over-speed Limiter generally will operate to shut the turbine down to preclude any damage.  However, when the limiter fails, damage usually occurs within the turbine. The picture above shows the last stage of a steam turbine which went into over-speed and the limiter failed. ...

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Turbines

PSI Repair Services Achieves New Milestone with its 20,000th Repaired Wind Turbine Part

PSI is also showcasing its latest cost-saving solutions at the Windpower Conference Exhibition in Orlando Livonia, Michigan — PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading independent service provider (ISP) to the wind energy industry, announced today that it recently shipped its 20,000th repaired wind turbine part to a prominent wind energy company. Since...

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Miscellaneous Controls

Siemens Upgrades I&C for GE Steam Turbines for the First Time

Siemens has received an order for upgrading the I&C system in units 5 and 6 in the Samcheonpo Thermal Power Station in South Korea. This marks the first time that Siemens is upgrading the I&C system for GE steam turbines. The goal of this upgrade is to enhance the availability of the plant and the plant's reliability during operation and to reduce the operating and maintenance costs for the...

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4 Applications for Actuators in Wind Turbines
Turbines

4 Applications for Actuators in Wind Turbines

Nowadays wind turbines play a larger role in the power generation combination for the USA. Every day, more and more turbines are being installed across states and the country. Although valves don't play an important part in the wind energy generation, actuators are a much more significant element in the operation of wind turbines. Many areas in a wind turbine operation use actuation. While...

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Freudenberg-NOK to Display Long-Lasting Sealing Solutions at AWEA WINDPOWER 2014
Hydraulic / Pneumatic / Radial Shaft Seals

Freudenberg-NOK to Display Long-Lasting Sealing Solutions at AWEA WINDPOWER 2014

Solutions that improve reliability and lifespan of wind turbines to be featured LAS VEGAS – With an expected surge in the wind industry, the U.S. Department of Energy estimates that wind energy could supply 20 percent of the nation's power by 2030. Recognizing this, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies will be showcasing its industry solutions at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)...

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Wind Turbine Tower affords storage space, builds to 139 m.
Towers

Wind Turbine Tower affords storage space, builds to 139 m.

Intended for multi-megawatt wind turbines, space frame tower is assembled at wind farm locations and wrapped in weather-resistant architectural fabric. Base is supported by 5 legs positionedÂ- to optimize available space at tower base for storage within turbine in order to facilitate maintenance, site organization, and balance of plant. Enclosed lattice design, enabling towers to be built in...

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Gas Turbine Upgrade Technology enhances output, fuel efficiency.
Miscellaneous Controls

Gas Turbine Upgrade Technology enhances output, fuel efficiency.

Available forÂ- 9F-3 and 9E gas turbines Advanced Gas Path (AGP) technology enables respective output increases of up to 6% and 3.8%, fuel efficiency increases up to 2% and .9%. Maintenance intervals can reach up to 32,000 hr for 9F-3 and as long as 32,000 hr/1,200 starts for 9E, extending outage intervals up to 33% for both. Along with OpFlex™ advanced controls...

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Aker Solutions Wins Umbilical Contract in West Africa
Umbilicals

Aker Solutions Wins Umbilical Contract in West Africa

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract from Technip to deliver umbilicals for the Girassol Resources Initiative (GirRI) phase 2 development off the coast of Angola. Contract value is undisclosed. Aker Solutions will deliver two dynamic power and control steel tube umbilicals, one dynamic power cable and ancillary equipment. GirRI is located in Angola's Block 17, 210 kilometres west of Luanda....

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