Metal Replacement Solutions for Demanding WIND Turbine Applications
The Wind Energy Market is faced with three critical challenges that are pushing the limits of metal in demanding turbine applications: larger wind turbines, location, and escalating operating costs.
Given our decades of experience in delivering innovative PEEK thermoplastic solutions for the Energy industry, Victrex understands the need for reliability and efficiency in harsh environments. VICTREX™ PEEK polymers have been known to deliver:
Up to 80% weight savings vs. metal helps to reduce stress on the mechanical system
Up to 50% reduction in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) in rotating systems for a quieter operating environment
Excellent resistance to moisture, chemicals, and environmental elements in wet offshore locations
Excellent wear resistance even in poorly lubricated systems helps improve reliability and service life