Wind power stations

igus® plastic products are used in wind turbine systems ranging from development to productions plants and commissioning.
These can be in the wind turbine itself, e.g. in the wind direction tracker, the tower control, the blade adjustment, or during plant production, e.g. for welding, painting, or during transport and assembly.
 
igus® products are particularly suitable for:

Safe torsional and circular motions

Cable protection against vibrations

Tight installation spaces, small radii

Maintenance- and lubricant-free bearings

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Maintenance- and lubricant-free plastic products in wind power stations

Maintenance- and lubricant-free plastic products in wind power stations

 
Azimuth and rotor blade adjustment  

Azimuth and rotor blade adjustment
 

Circular motion with "RBR" (Reverse Bending Radius)

e-chain® can bend in two directions

Versions with "RBR" can be fabricated for almost any igus® e-chain®

Linear, circular, and torsional motions  

For linear, circular, and torsional
motions

torsion-resistant chainflex® cables

Energy, control, and FOC cables

temperature-resistant and highly abrasion-resistant

Millions of torsion cycles and double strokes tested

available as piece goods or custom harnessed

as harnessed drive cable

Cable protection in the tower  

Cable protection in the tower
 

e-chains®

90,000 versions from stock

Chains and tubes snap-open along two sides.

cable-friendly

Rotor blade adjustment or brake  

Rotor blade adjustment or brake
 

iglidur® plastic bearing

Maintenance-free, dry operation

Resistant to corrosion

Special shapes possible

Rotor hub  

Rotor hub
 
 

triflex® R 3D energy chain

Maintenance-free, dry operation

Safe rotation up to ±10° torsion per chain link

High tensile strength

multi-axis ("3D") motions

Large interior area

For sliding doors and pulling mechanisms  

Interesting: for sliding doors and pulling mechanisms

Linear guides drylin®

large construction kit system

Resistant to corrosion

No lubricants or maintenance

No minimum stroke lengths

Development and production of wind power stations

Painting & welding  
Painting & welding

Robotic applications with triflex® R

Demanding 6-axis robotic applications

Fiber rod option for the partial reinforcement

High tensile strength through ball-and-socket joint

Transportation & assembly  
Transportation &
assembly

igus® products are used for instance in heavy
transporters, extendable vehicles, cranes and lifting elements

With the igus® assembly service you also save time and money on maintenance and installation of your e-chain system®

Online tools overview  
Finding, configuring and ordering products made easy

Reduce your process costs with the igus® online tools:

Product selection, dimensioning and calculation

Service life calculation

Easy ordering

Further interesting information

Application examples of wind power stations

Heavy load transporter

Rugged energy chains® are technically and economically the first choice in the construction of an extendable heavy load transporter.

Heavy load transporter    

Sand blasting machine

Sandblasting machine for treating the surface of wind power tower sections.

Sand blasting machine    
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