September 14, 2021
The wind energy business is rising: Brakes from KENDRION and INTORQ guarantee preparedness for the longer term
Within the period of the power revolution, wind energy is getting a lift worldwide. An growing variety of onshore and offshore wind farms are being constructed, and the expertise can be evolving additional. That is evident not least via the growing dimension of the wind generators. As a way to nonetheless be capable to assure optimum security, operators worldwide depend on the superior brakes from KENDRION and INTORQ. The specialists for pitch and azimuth drives supply an in depth and complex vary of merchandise (and are the one supplier with everlasting magnet and spring utilized expertise) in addition to huge expertise within the subject. One other plus: Prospects worldwide profit from quick transport routes and quick supply instances because of the local-to-local technique.
‘KENDRION has a world presence, which means that we’ve a distribution community, manufacturing and spare elements obtainable anyplace on the planet,’ Andrea Steinberg, Key Account Gross sales at Kendrion INTORQ GmbH emphasizes. ‘Our crops in Germany, China, India and the USA produce and assemble utilizing similar processes and the identical requirements. We haven’t any country-specific high quality variations.’ This makes Kendrion an skilled, dependable and competent parter to all of its prospects worldwide.
And with the corporate’s know-how in wind energy, Kendrions enterprise unit Industrial Brakes is without doubt one of the main brake suppliers within the business. Over time, the corporate has specialised in pitch and azimuth drives. Kendrion affords two brake sequence for pitch drives which are used for the exact adjustment of rotor blades of wind generators: the encapsulated spring utilized brakes of the INTORQ BFK470 sequence, which might be fitted externally each on servo or asynchronous motors, in addition to the everlasting magnet brakes of the Excessive Torque sequence for integration into servo motors. For azimuth drives which are used for the precise positioning and alignment of the nacelle, the spring-applied brakes of the INTORQ BFK458 sequence are the right answer. ‘All of those merchandise are tailor-made to the necessities of the wind energy business,’ explains Andrea Steinberg. ‘For instance, each sequence can be found in a Chilly Local weather Model (CCV) for temperatures right down to -40 °C. Mixed with safety class IP54 or IP66, they’ll deal with the powerful working circumstances of onshore and offshore wind farms. We’re additionally continually adapting the brakes exactly to our prospects’ wants, thus making certain optimum operation.’ Within the case of the BFK458 and BFK470, that is facilitated via the tried-and-tested modular precept: The modular options allow tailored configuration, which permits prospects to pick out from totally different sizes, friction linings and connection voltages, amongst different issues. Each sequence are produced in any respect 4 international places.
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