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  • New method for lubricating wind turbine pitch gears using embedded micro-nozzles 

    Farré Lladós, Josep; Westerberg, Lars G.; Casals Terré, Jasmina (Springer, 2017-02-19)
    Article
    Open Access
    The increase of power generated by wind turbines has increased the stresses applied in all of its components, thereby causing premature failures. Particularly, pitch and yaw gears suffer from excessive wear mainly caused ...
  • New solution to prevent excessive wear in wind turbine gears 

    Farré Lladós, Josep; Westerberg, Lars; Casals Terré, Jasmina (Curran, 2014)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    During wind turbines operation, yaw and pitch bearings suffer from sequential traction-compression stresses causing millions of micro movements per cycle between the gear teeth. This situation reduces the lubricant thickness ...