Dellner Brakes Wind Turbine Yaw Brakes, Rotor Brakes, Bearings and Locks
Dellner Brakes produces a range of lightweight, noise-free systems for braking and gliding processes in wind turbines.
The company has developed a comprehensive range of brakes and sliding bearings with a focus on reducing noise in wind energy projects. Its products set standards for the industry and are used worldwide by leading wind power manufacturers.
Active yaw brake calipers for wind turbines
Yaw brakes hold rotating nacelles in place once rotors turn to face the wind’s direction.
Our hydraulic active brake calipers feature special epoxy resin pads and drain ports for added safety and to prevent oil from leaking onto the brake disc.
The robust, high-performance brakes can withstand temperatures ranging from -40°C to 60°C with braking force up to 542kN.
Passive yaw sliding bearings for optimised wind turbine performance
Featuring a robust yet simple design, Dellner Brakes’ passive yaw sliding bearings optimise performance throughout a turbine’s lifecycle.
These passive bearings require little maintenance and are reliable, meaning less downtime and outages.
Additional brake discs are not needed as brake torque is applied continuously and the system slides on the yaw bearing. It operates at temperatures between -40°C to 70°C, and brake torque is dependent on surface pressure and friction, so variations can be built in during the design process.
The JHS-PC-1×80 weighs 16kg with a 175kN brake force. If more power is required, the 200kg JHS-PC-3×65 combines three bearings to deliver a combined braking force of 525kN.
Active rotor brakes for the renewables sector
Hydraulically applied brakes are used for slowing, stopping and holding turbine rotors at -40°C to 60°C. They can be used to carry out emergency stops and feature a small air gap between the brake pad and disc to ensure fast response times. For additional safety, brakes feature drain ports to prevent oil leakages.
The JHS-300 and GL-certified JHS-3000 are particularly robust and designed to work in damp, dusty and corrosive environments. They feature sintered brake pads for high-speed torque braking, floating axles and a large brake pad area for lower brake disc temperatures and extended pad life.
These brakes are easy to install and maintain with very few moving parts, as well as easily removable pads and holders.
Rotor locks for safe and efficient turbine maintenance
Hydraulic rotor locks keep turbine hubs still to enable safe maintenance. A bolt extends and engages the rotor lock disc. It is then monitored and a corresponding signal is transferred to the turbine control system.
We offer three different sizes of rotor lock such as the GL-certified JHS-R240, which delivers up to 250 bar brake pressure, with an activation time of 35 seconds.
Hydraulic units deliver a constant pressure of up to 250 bar, with up to 300 bar available on request. They are able to withstand temperatures from -20°C to 40°C and have IP 54-class protection.
New build, refurbishment and spares
We provide complete overhaul and refurbishment for your brakes and braking systems, as well as fast delivery of a range of industry-standard, interchangeable spares and replacement parts for all wind turbines, including brake pads, seals, hydraulic filters and screws. Our overall aim is to keep downtime to a minimum and have you back up and running as quickly as possible, through your dedicated Dellner Brakes contact.
Dellner Brakes also offers a range of service tools that make it easier for your technicians to install, remove or retrofit passive and active azimuth systems.
About Dellner Brakes
Dellner Brakes is a leading power transmission solutions manufacturer for wind applications. Our technologically advanced products, components and systems are deployed on wind farms worldwide, on land and offshore.
Our wind division is based in Germany with operations in China and India. We also offer after sales support from our operations in Sweden and Finland.
GL-type certification demonstrates high-performance and safety in accordance with stringent international standards and systems.
Products and Services
In a recent interview with Kenneth Carter, editor of US-based Wind Systems Magazine, Dellner Brakes’ CEO Marcus Aberg talked about the company’s noise-free systems for braking and gliding processes in wind turbines, its full-service, partnership-based business approach and plans for the future.Read more
Sweden’s Dellner Brakes, Germany’s Pintsch Bubenzer GmbH, and Italy’s Rima Srl have come together to form the Dellner Bubenzer Group, securing a leading position as a customer-oriented, global supplier of braking products for the wind and renewable energy sector.Read more
Sweden’s Dellner Brakes will be attending the China WindPower 2018 event for the first time this year, following the company’s recent acquisition of the JHS group of companies, including JHS Wind Power Technology (Beijing) Co Ltd.Read more
JHS is attending WindEnergy Hamburg on 25-28 September for the first time under the Dellner Brakes brand, following the recent procurement of JHS Jungblut by Sweden’s Dellner Brakes.Read more
Dellner Brakes has acquired JHS Jungblut to optimise the company’s presence in the wind energy market and worldwide.Read more
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