Svendborg Brakes Articles
Keeping wind turbines cool
Wind turbine manufacturers face a continuous battle to improve output and efficiency, both of which are affected by heat generation and the ability to keep the equipment in the nacelle at optimum temperature. While several solutions are available, some manufacturers are looking for a simple approach that will deliver performance while minimising the complexity of maintenance procedures for operators.
Minimising the impact of power failures in mines
Conveyor take-up winches are essential components for the mining industry. Therefore, any malfunction or sudden stop of these utilities caused by power failure can affect the entire mining operation. By developing a take-up winch equipped with a braking control system, Svendborg Brakes ensured unprecedented conveyor efficiency and reliability, which in turn improved productivity of a copper mine in Chile.
Minimising yaw brake noise
Maintenance of wind turbine generators (WTGs) aims to sustain efficiency levels and ensure continued reliability, whilst also dealing with any other concerns that may be raised. One issue that is becoming more common is noise generated by the operation of the equipment in the nacelle, as opposed to any noise from the turbine blades. Svendborg Brakes has turned its expertise on yaw brake noise and developed a solution that can be applied to the ma...