SKF India announced the launch of its Multilog On-line System – IMx-8 and SKF SRB for wind turbine main shafts at the recently concluded Windergy 2017 in New Delhi.
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.
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 précised 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.”