Wind energy

The wind power generation industry is growing a phenomenal rates all over the world.

A common challenge is how to minimize maintenance costs, maximize performance while improving the longevity of components.

Turbine manufacturers and wind farm operators in Europe, Asia and the Americas have adopted Triple R as a standard to eliminate the problems of solids and moisture contamination that effects wind turbine gearbox oil life and performance.

The AGMA/AWEA 6006-AXX standard,  written by the American Gear Manufacturers Association,  provides guidelines for operating and maintaining gearboxes for use in wind turbines, and a very important part of the standard is the cleanliness of the oil employed in the gearbox.

During and after assembly it is suggested that all components be free of any contaminant and that during operation the gearbox oil be maintained with filtration to remove solids, water and sludge.

The Triple R wind power series continuous oil purification by-pass oil cleaner will maintain oil at better than new oil cleanliness levels; Triple R America guarantees it.


Triple R products

  • BU-series
  • TR-series

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  • GE Wind
  • Iberdrola
  • Endesa
  • Acciona

For more information on wind turbine gearbox applications, download the data sheet adobepdf.

 


TEST RESULTS: a proven efficiency!

GE Wind turbine 1.5 field test: 

  • Oil type: Castrol Optimol Optigear Synthetic A 320
  • Additive package: perfectly stable, no additive depletion
  • Contamination: from ISO 21/19/12 - NAS11 down to ISO 15/12/9 - NAS 4!

Download the detailed lab report here adobepdf

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