Shot Blasting And Shot Peening For The Wind Energy Sector
For customers in the Wind Energy sector, Wheelabrator Group designs, manufactures and installs standard and customised shot blast systems, offering the latest technology for surface profiling, shot peening and preparation prior to coating.
Cast parts, components and steel plate/sections are cleaned to remove millscale and rust and metal parts are peened to increase strength and improve longevity. Wheelabrator has been working with the wind power sector for over 30 years, designing machines and analysing data to continually improve and enhance the technologies offered.
Typical Applications Include:
Typical Machine Solution
|Main Frame||Cleaning, burring, painting|
|Hyraulic Brake Disc||Cleaning, burring, peening|
|Gearbox Pinion & Gears||Cleaning, burring, peening|
|Yaw Drive Pinion & Gears||Cleaning, burring, peening|
|Rotor Shaft||Shot peening|
|Rotor Shaft Bearing||Etching, coating, painting|
|Pitch Drive Bearing||Etching, coating, painting|
|Rotor Hub||Cleaning, burring, painting|
|Rotor Blades Flange||Shot peening|
Cleaning, burring, etching, coating, painting
|Tower Flange||Cleaning, burring, coating & painting|
|Cleaning, burring, painting|
Cast Parts and Components
Cast parts and components can be blast cleaned in a variety of ways, and some sections of the gear/hub that will be operating under cyclical stress may need to be peened to increase the resistance to fatigue.
Have a look at the peening product pages for more information, or simply contact us and we will help you to find the best solution for your specific need.