CASTROL HAS GOT THE COMPLETE RANGE OF PRODUCTS FOR THE WIND ENERGY MARKET
Bearings, drives and gearboxes rank as the highest cause of costly downtime, and these are the areas which are subject to increased loading in heavier duty cycles. Castrol has developed high-performance gear oils and greases to meet the demands on wind turbine gearboxes.
KEY LUBRICATON POINTS OF A WIND TURBINE
1. MAIN BEARING
2. PITCH ADJUSTMENT
3. YAW BEARING
4. HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS
5. MAIN GEAR AND AUXILIARY GEAR DRIVES
6. GENERATOR BEARING
7. YAW OPEN GEAR
Protection of key components with dedicated lubricants for wind turbines which can help to reduce maintenance cost and increase uptime.