Pepperl+Fuchs publishes brochure on Sensors for Wind Energy

  • June 27, 2011
  • Pepperl+Fuchs
  • News

June 27, 2011 - Pepperl+Fuchs published a brochure on Sensor Technology for Wind Energy Applications. The brochure provides an overview of the world’s most comprehensive selection of sensing technologies for wind energy applications. Sensor Technology for Wind Energy Applications also provides helpful illustrations of these technologies as applied in typical windmill applications, including:

  • pitch control
  • yaw positioning
  • generator RPM monitoring
  • brake pad position and wear monitoring
  • rotor/hub angular position detection
  • cable twist sensing
  • service hoist control
  • main shaft deflection monitoring
  • level monitoring for gearbox lubrication and coolants
  • lift cab position detection

Pepperl+Fuchs is a world leader in the design, manufacture and application of high quality factory and process automation products and services. Pepperl+Fuchs pioneered the development of proximity sensors 50 years ago, and has set the standard for innovation and quality ever since.  


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