Products & Technologies – Page 107

LoadMate Electric Chain Hoist Makes Debut

Posted by NAW Staff on April 22, 2008

Springfield, Ohio-based R&M Materials Handling Inc. has debuted the LoadMate Electric Chain Hoist. With a load capacity of up to 1 ton, a lifting height of up to 262 feet, and a wide range of lifting speeds and power supplies, [Read More]

MMGW Announces New Adjustable Augmenter

Posted by NAW Staff on April 21, 2008

Mass Megawatts Wind Power Inc. (MMGW) has developed the new adjustable augmenter designed to lower the cost of wind power. The new augmenter would increase the wind power plant cost by 30%, while generating five times the revenue, according to [Read More]

Woodward Introduces Power Converter Technology

Posted by NAW Staff on April 18, 2008

Woodward Governor Co.'s recently unveiled its CONCYCLE activeFRT power converter technology. The active FRT technology allows doubly fed induction generator-type wind turbines to meet all current international grid code connectivity requirements without restriction. In the event of ground faults or [Read More]

DuPont Introduces Protective Coating For Wind Turbines

Posted by NAW Staff on April 17, 2008

DuPont has introduced Voltatex resin, a coating that insulates key components of wind generators from damaging heat. In certain high-heat situations, Voltatex can be used in combination with DuPont Nomex paper and pressboard for additional thermal protection. ‘One of the [Read More]

TorcUP Introduces New Pneumatic Wrench

Posted by NAW Staff on April 17, 2008

TorcUP has introduced the Raptor series, a line of pneumatic wrenches with continuous and repeatable torque and an accuracy of +/- 5%. Light and fast, these wrenches accommodate torque needs from 120 ft./lbs. to 6,000 ft./lbs. The Raptor series works [Read More]

3TIER Completes 5 KM Wind Maps For Canada, Alaska

Posted by NAW Staff on April 11, 2008

3TIER has announced the addition of Canada and Alaska to its FirstLook Assessment tool, providing online access to its geographically seamless 5 km wind data set for the continental U.S. and Canada. At the same time, 3TIER has announced a [Read More]

DEWI Certifies DeWind’s D8.2

Posted by NAW Staff on April 07, 2008

Irvine, Calif.-based Composite Technology Corp.'s (CTC) DeWind subsidiary received certification of the 60 Hz version of DeWind's 2 MW D8.2 wind turbine from DEWI-Offshore and Certification Centre GmbH (DEWI-OCC), according to International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) requirements. DEWI-OCC is a subsidiary [Read More]

Dow Introduces AIRSTONE Systems for Wind Energy

Posted by NAW Staff on April 03, 2008

Dow Epoxy Systems, a unit of the epoxy business with the Dow Chemical Co., has introduced AIRSTONE Systems for Wind Energy, which is a family of products designed for use in the fabrication of wind blades. AIRSTONE Systems for Wind [Read More]

Triton Reaches Commercial Availability

Posted by NAW Staff on April 01, 2008

The first Triton sonic wind profiler, a tool for wind assessments based on sonic detection and ranging (SoDAR) technology, now is commercially available, according to developer Second Wind. The company says it is ready to ship its first Triton, with [Read More]

Tentec Launches New Bolt Tensioning Tools For Wind Industry

Posted by NAW Staff on March 19, 2008

Tentec, a designer and manufacturer of bolt tightening equipment, has launched the new Aero series of bolt tensioning tools for wind power generation. Tools in the Aero range are suitable for a complete wind turbine bolting installation or maintenance program [Read More]