E-3120 Turbine Repairs and Upgrades
There are a number of areas on the E-3120 wind turbine that have design issues and these will need attention at some point in the life of the turbine.
The main issues with the E-3120 wind turbine are:
Spring tube failure
Low speed shaft cracking
DC21 has developed some in house solutions, and is working with several engineers to develop product upgrades to address these issues.
E-3120 Turbine Faults
1. Mk1 spring tube wear.
2. Mk2 spring tube wear.
3. Loose taper sleeve bolts.
4. Hub Slip. E-3120 Products, Upgrades & Repairs
DC21 can offer a
new LSS that has been designed and manufactured in the UK. The design has several key features.
DC21 can provide an
alternative to replacing the bedplate by delivering a reinforced bedplate at a fraction of the cost of a new bedplate.
DC21 can provide
complete refurbishment of the E-3120 hub, our hub removal tooling means there is very little risk of having to purchase a new hub.
DC21 are pleased to offer the Serenity Wind spring tube upgrade with all
E-3120 and E-4660 models. These spring tubes come with a 5 year insurance backed limited warranty.
DC21 can offer a complete
oil filtration retrofit for those E-3120s that did not benefit from oil filtration from new. Our kits come with the all important oil level switch system to protect the gearbox in the event of loss of oil.
DC21 have worked with Nordlock to develop the Reaction Arm Expander pin for the E-3120.