Bosch Rexroth highlights innovative solutions for the wind industry at WINDPOWER 2012
Monday, June 04, 2012
Bosch Rexroth will showcase its innovative drive system components and technologies for the wind industry in booth #7409 during WINDPOWER 2012 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, June 4-6, 2012.
Rexroth will display a range of technologies and services including:
1. 850 kilowatt generator gearbox: differential-type gearboxes that contribute significantly to reducing the tower head weight of multi-megawatt wind turbines
2. Hydraulic pitch adjustment systems: smart systems that increase turbine efficiency
3. Condition monitoring: systems that provide a solution for continuous remote rotor status monitoring
4. Hydraulic filters: complete portfolio consisting of filters and elements with the latest technology for the extending the life of hydraulic components
5. Service and repair: engineers have comprehensive experience in early fault detection and on-site support and maintenance
For almost a century, Rexroth has been developing and producing innovative drive system components, and was involved in the development of early wind turbine drive systems. Components and systems from Bosch Rexroth help increase the efficiency of facilities used for renewable energy production. Rexroth's success is based upon many years of experience as a development partner and on the excellence of its products.
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to preliminary figures, more than 300,000 associates generated sales of 51.4 billion euros ($71.5 billion) in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology in fiscal year 2011. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent more than 4 billion euros ($5.5 billion) for research and development in 2011, and applied for over 4,100 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.