Wind Turbine Failure Or, wait a few minutes, it will be a much easier fire to reach…. May 2011
Here are some photos of what happens when transmission failures occur in windmills. To date no gear oil has been invented towithstand the pressures produced within these transmissions. Most recently, the government gave Dow- Corning a big grant to work on it. Previously, many others had tried and failed.
if you see one of these starting tosmoke...RUN! (F.Y.I.)
It’s really nice to see that peoplewill keep designing things that willkeep firefighters busy.All these new things forfirefighters to study!Think about the ‘collapse zone’radius from those babies!