SKF India announced the launch of its Multilog On-line System - IMx-8 and SKF SRB for wind turbine main shafts, today at Windergy 2017 in New Delhi, India. IMx-8 is a compact device, engineered to address the modern day maintenance issues of wind energy industry. The SKF SRB is light weight and has high performance that will improve turbine reliability for sustainable wind energy production offering up to twice the fatigue life, improved robustness and reduce down the cost.
The launch of IMx-8 for remote monitoring and SKF SRB for wind turbine main shafts were added to the robust renewable energy portfolio of SKF India. SKF’s integrated service offerings comprises of precise products, remote diagnostic services, data analysis and solutions for the wind energy industry. This will result in early fault detection, improvise the availability and performance of rotating equipment with automatic advice for correcting existing or impending conditions.
Shishir Joshipura, Managing Director and Country Head, SKF India said, “The wind energy segment has been growing steadily over the last few years with the increased focus on sustainable sources of energy. SKF’s integrated solutions comprising of data analysis through IoT, remote diagnostic solutions, and precised engineering products, will simplify the entire process of maintenance of wind turbines going forward.”
Commenting on the launch, Lokesh Saxena, VP- Industrial Business & Services, SKF India, said “We are confident that the two new products added to the SKF’s renewable portfolio will help our stakeholders to achieve their wind power generation targets more efficiently. SKF India will continue to adopt the newest technology and offer their customers world class products and services as always”.
SKF India showcased their entire range of products and service solutions for Wind energy segment. Windergy, hosted by Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) in partnership with Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), is the largest conference and exhibition of the wind energy segment which was held in Hotel Ashok, New Delhi from 25 - 27 April 2017.