3,6MW GEARBOX
     FOR OFFSHORE WINDTURBINES
     DRIVEN BY
     TECHNOLOGY




DRIVING RENEWABLE ENERGY VIA HIGH RELIABIL...
MINI-MASS Flexible Pin Gearboxes                                                                                          ...
GEARBOX LOAD TESTING




Hicks designed wind turbine gearboxes
1986   LS1 First European 3MW wind turbine with a flexible p...
DRIVING RENEWABLE ENERGY VIA HIGH RELIABILITY, LOW WEIGHT,
                                                               ...
O R B I T A L 2 - Mission Statement
         The supply of market leading innovative gearbox
         designs for WIND and...
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  1. 1. 3,6MW GEARBOX FOR OFFSHORE WINDTURBINES DRIVEN BY TECHNOLOGY DRIVING RENEWABLE ENERGY VIA HIGH RELIABILITY, LOW WEIGHT, MULTI PLANET, FLEXIBLE PIN, EPICYCLIC GEARBOXES.
  2. 2. MINI-MASS Flexible Pin Gearboxes TYPICAL FACE LOAD DISTRIBUTION 25% Load for wind turbines 50% Load 0.6000 75% Load Relative Root Stress Intensity 100% Load 0.5000 0.4000 • low mass high - reliability wind turbine drive trains with :- 0.3000 0.2000 • Flexible pins, dual rate stiffness 0.1000 0.0000 • Uniform tooth / planet load - multi planet 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Gauge position • Torque split - single plane of reaction - gear train Input (rotor) side (left) Output (alternator) side (right) Typical strain gauge output from • Gear case free from rotor loads and deflections gear tooth root 2MW variable ratio gearbox ready for dispatch. DRIVING DIRECT ONLINE SYNCHRONOUS Annulus Planet wheel GENERATORS WITH ORBITAL2 VARIABLE Carrier RATIO GEARBOXES Planet spindle • A significant reduction in the offshore • Allows gearbox ratio to be continuously power electronics and electrical equip- Flexible pin varied throughout whole wind turbine ment increasing the reliability and avai- speed range making it possible use a lability direct online synchronous generator Over load stop • Provides torque protection of the gear Sun wheel • Synchronous generators give better- train and rotating elements against wind power quality, can operate at higher gusts resulting in higher gearbox reliability. voltage and improve the reliability of the total drive train • Following the success of the 2MW variable ratio gearbox ORBITAL2 have started the development of a 5MW version testing in Korea with a Korean integrating a 3.6MW working in China supporting variable ratio gearbox and Czech built 3MW gearbox with the end customer in China Licensee Hangzhou Advance Gearbox Group Co in operation in WikovWind turbine in Czech Republic
  3. 3. GEARBOX LOAD TESTING Hicks designed wind turbine gearboxes 1986 LS1 First European 3MW wind turbine with a flexible pin gearbox UK WIND ENERGY GROUP 1990’s 350 kW production wind turbine gearboxes 3.6 MW SEWIND UK WIND ENERGY GROUP 2002 World’s first production variable ratio wind turbine 650kW New Zealand WINDFLOW 2004 3.4 MW variable ratio prototype wind turbine Norway SCANWIND 3 MW Doosan O R B I T A L 2 licensed gearboxes Licence to Wikov 2006 1.3 MW the world’s first production tidal turbine UK MARINE CURRENT TURBINES 2007 2 MW variable ratio prototype wind turbine Czech Republic WIKOV WIND Licence to DOOSAN Mottrol 2008 500 kW tidal turbine prototype 2010 3 MW Wind Turbine UK TGL Customers: Doosan Korea 2008 3 MW off shore wind turbine production gearboxes 3 MW SINOVEL Korea DOOSAN Licence to Hangzhou Advance Gearbox Group Co., Ltd. 2009 3 MW off shore wind turbine production 2010 2 MW Wind Turbine gearboxes. China SINOVEL Customers: China XJ 2010 3.6 MW Wind Turbine. China SEWIND 2010 2 MW Wind Turbine Licence to China CNR Customers: India INOX Korea HYUNDAI China (XJ) 2010 1.5 MW Wind Turbine 2011 5 MW Wind Turbine – China DONGFANG Customers: China JINAN 2 MW XJ, China
  4. 4. DRIVING RENEWABLE ENERGY VIA HIGH RELIABILITY, LOW WEIGHT, MULTI PLANET, FLEXIBLE PIN, EPICYCLIC GEARBOXES. , Wikov supplied 3,6MW Gearbox for Shanghai China new 5MW 1.5MW 2MW - built under licence in Czech – one of the largest offshore turbines in China - supplied by China CNR Republic and China , Wikov supplied 3 MW Gearbox 2MW assembly in China site visit to 1.5MW site visit at the launch of our 1.5MW with Licensee China CNR by Licensee Hangzhou Advance Gearbox Group Co Licensee China CNR to Marine Current Turbines
  5. 5. O R B I T A L 2 - Mission Statement The supply of market leading innovative gearbox designs for WIND and TIDAL turbines that offer low weight and high reliability via ORBITAL2 flexible pin, multi planet epicyclics gearboxes. O R B I T A L 2 – Deliverables • INNOVATIVE gearbox solution‘s via licensed design • Full set of manufacturing drawings • Prototype build/test super vision/GL approval • Ongoing super vision/training and QA audit of gearbox licensee. • In-ser vice improvements of gearbox via technical a updates • Technical support over full product life cycle A Full design and engineering service from concept n n eng om n to end of life PHOT PHOTO M PHOTO - 2MW SPG IN ACTION - Wikov Wind - Czech Republic P N TO i o Wind z ch public ubli ORBITAL2 ltd. Frank Cunliffe Morva, Griggs Close Managing Director Chipping Campden E-mail: frankcunliffe@orbital2.com bi GL55 6BJ, UK Tel.: +44 7768820152 www.orbital2.com ww

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