Technical Product Information | 2012-04
Planetary Gear Bearing Arrangements in Industrial Gearboxes
Technical Principles Products and Applications
Find information about Schaeffler products and services for rotor shafts, gearboxes, generators, wind tracking and blade adjustments.
Wind turbines must be aligned optimally to the wind in order to prevent extreme loads and allow cost-effective operation. Wind turbines adjust automatically due to active systems with azimuth drives and gearboxes.
|AZIMUTH DRIVE / PITCH DRIVE|
Schaeffler offers bearing supports for slewing drives for nacelle and blade angle adjustment from one source.
Challenges for the bearing support:
FAG cylindrical roller bearing – Advantages
FAG spherical roller bearing – Advantages
FAG tapered roller bearing – Advantages
|HYDRAULIC BLADE ADJUSTMENT|