Wind turbine testing with HBM measurement technology equals safety for operation and development
Wind turbine downtime involves high cost. HBM measurement technology helps you identify mechanical stress on wind turbine components at an early stage and hence minimize downtime.
In addition, professional software solutions from HBM nCode enable you to perform fatigue analysis during the design of wind energy facilities—for optimal and safe dimensioning of all components.
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New white paper: Outlook regarding the growing importance of measurement in wind energy
Durability analysis in the design of wind turbines
HBM nCode software solutions help you understand the key influencing factors that affect the structural integrity and reliability of wind energy facilities. HBM nCode fatigue and durability test software enables you, for example, to:
- Optimize structures in terms of weight, cost, and service life—based on actual input data,
- Test new designs and compare them to existing structures,
- Monitor and analyze wind energy facilities during operation to enable potential problems to be identified at an early stage and gain experiences for follow-up models.
Wind turbine component tests
Wind energy facilities are exposed to numerous forces and other physical quantities. Therefore, place your trust in safety provided by modern measurement technology for your wind turbine testing. HBM allows you to benefit from products for the entire measurement chain: Ranging from transducers through amplifiers and powerful measurement software.
For example, for the following tasks:
- Generator efficiency tests using HBM torque transducers,
- Use of transducers and amplifiers for measuring all common physical quantities,
- Electrical testing of high-voltage components implementing the solutions provided by our Genesis HighSpeed product family,
- Physical fatigue tests on blades using optical and electrical strain gauges from HBM.
Structural tests on wind turbine installations
Do you want to know more about the stability and efficiency of your wind energy facility? HBM measurement technology helps you find the right solution. For example, experimental stress analysis and structural tests on foundations and structures. These tests can be performed using electrical strain gages and optical strain gages from HBM.
In addition, HBM's competent service engineers have many years of experience in the field of offshore and underwater installations for wind turbine testing.
Learn more about Experimental Stress Analysis and Durability Testing with HBM
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Transducers for wind turbine testing
Optical and electrical strain gauges
...for physical fatigue tests on blades and structural tests on wind turbine installations
Data acquisition systems
HBM nCode Software
Fatigue and durability software
...for the design of wind turbines
...for your specific needs in wind turbine testing.