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Category: Industrial Solutions

Online Wear Debris Monitoring of Wind Turbine Gearboxes with Poseidon Systems

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Poseidon Systems offers sensors, oil conditioning monitoring and wear debris monitoring solutions to Wind turbine operators.  When Kurz Wind sat down with Stephen Steen – Vice President of Industrial IoT, they had installed 5,500 Wind Turbines with condition monitoring systems and queued up 6,500 more installations by the end of 2020 (reaching over 12,000 in the [read more…]

5 Reasons Why Wind Hoses Matter

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When it comes to the cost of operating and maintaining a wind turbine, the biggest focuses are going to normally be on the “big” things like blades, gearboxes, and generators.  When those components are down, there is an immediate need to get them repaired or replaced. However, after the big-ticket items, hoses can cause a [read more…]

What Does NEMA’s “Conformity Assessment” Mean?

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The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) creates standards that regulate the sale and distribution of thousands of products each year. These products are found in the electrical manufacturing industry and the medical imaging industry. NEMA’s conformity assessment is concerned with ensuring that parts and components are designed according to industry regulations. They are subjected to [read more…]

An inside look at ABB’s Yumi Robot

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Today, technology infiltrates just about every aspect of our lives. From smartphones to in-car entertainment systems, technology is something that we use every day. Now, some companies are taking technological advances a step further. Such is the case with the company called ABB, which has created an assembly robot to work alongside humans in technical [read more…]

Where’s the Windiest Place in California?

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California’s geography and climate varies widely. Mountains, deserts, and coastlines are all part of the state’s landscape. These geographical differences create a variety of climates, weather patterns, and even seasonal temperatures throughout the state. Naturally, just as some places receive more rainfall than others in California, some cities have higher winds, too. Across the state, [read more…]

The Basics on NEMA Laboratory Accreditation

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In the United States, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Certification process is designed to ensure a minimum quality level and ensure certain safety standards for applicable products. NEMA oversees conformity and safety for products in the areas of electronics and medical imaging. In order to get laboratory accreditation, a company must design a product [read more…]