29. September 2021
In the inVETra project, an innovative condition monitoring system (CMS) based on a new sensor concept is being developed for use in wind turbines. The core innovation lies on the one hand in the development of sensory connection elements and on the other hand in the development of a dynamically tracked CMS.
18. June 2021
To accelerate the worlds transition to sustainable energy, new wind turbines installations are being commissioned. However, there is also a large fleet of wind turbines reaching the end of their planned life. At this stage, prolonging its lifetime is one of the most attractive options. Here we provide three ways our SmartScrews help with lifetime extension of your wind turbines.
4. June 2021
The bathtub curve is a classical model to conceptualize failures in a product´s lifetime. With the advent of modern sensor technology and the internet of things, new approaches provide more accurate and real-time estimate of a product´s remaining lifetime.
21. May 2021
The blades of wind turbines keep growing larger. But so do the forces on the structure. We offer a new way to offset this problem by monitoring the loads on screws and bolts to help ensure safer and longer operations.
6. May 2021
Periodic inspections of structures and machines are mainly based on static load measurements. During operation however, dynamic forces play an important role in structural integrity.
6. September 2019
Predictive maintenance allows to plan maintenance more efficiently and reduce downtime due to broken parts or unnecessary maintenance costs.