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Wind Turbine > Transmission

WIND TURBINE GEARBOXES - New and Rebuilt.

All makes overhauled and rebuilt after market with improved high performance case hardened precision ground gearing. This ensures smooth, quiet, reliable operation.

Slew Bearings - Induction hardened and precision ground..

AUDITING YOUR WIND TURBINE GEARBOX REPAIR SHOP

Do they have the equipment and know how to rebuild your gearboxes?

 
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GEAR DESIGN
Do they have Gear Design and Consulting services and a full metallurgical laboratory for carrying out failure analysis? Are they members of any gear standard associations? (AGMA, DIN, ISO)
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Yes
GEAR INSPECTION
Do they have a certified gear inspection laboratory to inspect gear accuracy? Wind turbine gearing requires very high gear accuracies of DIN 3 or better. Can they provide computerized printouts of lead, involute and pitch?
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Yes
CO-ORDINATE MEASURING MACHINE
Do they have a Co-ordinate Measuring Machine for checking bore alignment and size of gearbox housings? This is required for the planet carrier of the planetary stage on wind turbine gearboxes and components.
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Yes
MACHINING / FABRICATION
Do they have gear manufacturing facilities for producing improved replacement gearing? Hofmann Engineering also fabricate and machine many of the wind turbine components.
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Yes
HEAT TREATMENT
Do they have heat treatment facilities for replacement gearing, including qualified metallurgists? Carburizing, induction hardening, nitriding, quench & tempering and stress relieving facilities? Gas carburising to 1800mm dia for the output stage gearing for wind turbines.
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Yes
GEAR GRINDING – PRECISION – EXTERNAL & INTERNAL
Do they have modern, climate controlled gear grinding facilities, capable of producing accurate gearing to DIN 3/AGMA 14 required to produce quiet running wind turbine gearing?
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Yes
GEARBOX LOAD TESTING
Do they have a gearbox test bed facility for load test running gearboxes? Hofmann Engineering has full load gearbox test running to 2000kW.
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Yes
ONSITE MACHINING & MEASURING
Precision portable co-ordinate measuring machine for checking bore alignment and accuracy in situ. Portable line boring for remachining worn gearbox housing in situ.
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Yes
SITE INSTALLATION AND SERVICE
Do they have gearing trained site crews for installing and laser aligning gearboxes? Are they able to provide on-site machining services?
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Yes
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