Wind turbine main gearbox refurbishment

Wind turbine main gearbox refurbishment


Project details

Client: Earthmill
Application: Main gearbox bearings, case bores, second – third line gearing line gearing
Gearbox: Schaeffer, helical gearing throughout
Reported Problem: Main gearbox failure
Considerations: Second line bearings were being overloaded leading to damage and ultimate gearbox failure
Brief: Strip and investigate, report, analysis of recovery options, refurbish with existing and new parts, test, paint and dispatch
Results: Refurbishment of worst damage at less than half the cost of a new unit. Combination of OEM gear parts and reverse engineered parts substantially reduced lead time.

Unit as received

Strip and investigate

Reporting and recovery options

Refurbished gearbox

Dana SAC UK (Head Office)

Dana SAC UK Ltd, Kestrel Court, Centre Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1QX
T: 01925 636682 / E: [email protected]

Gearbox Service Centre

Dana SAC UK Ltd, Exmoor Avenue, Skippingdale Ind Estate, Scunthorpe, North Lincs, DN15 8NJ
T: 01724 281868 / E: [email protected]