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Performance over the service life

Image Performance over the service life

Manufacturers and wind farm operators can reach a contact person from Bosch Rexroth 24 hours a day on our service line +49 (0)2302 877-799.

The Rexroth service increases the efficiency and availability of wind turbines

Increasing competition is creating further price pressure in the wind industry. Wind farm operators are targeting secure energy revenues for the entire lifecycle of the wind turbine, increasing the significance of not only service, but also maintenance and repair. With a service concept tailored to their respective requirements, manufacturers and operators can increase the efficiency and availability of their wind turbines, reducing operating costs in turn.

The service and maintenance concepts can only increase the availability of wind turbines to the maximum extent if the selected levers and measures are coordinated and perfectly tailored to each other. Wind farm operators at Bosch Rexroth therefore receive a completely customized maintenance offering – from simple visual inspection as part of the six-monthly regular maintenance through to comprehensive maintenance packages, for example as part of a warranty extension. Flexible maintenance provision helps to ensure the reliable operation of the wind turbine even in its later years, thereby reducing operating costs.

To keep repairs and downtimes to a minimum, speed is of the essence when unforeseeable faults occur. In addition to fault analyses and testing technologies, wind farm operators at Bosch Rexroth have rapid access to an extensive exchange gearbox pool with original spare parts. On-site inspections such as endoscopy, oil analysis, structural acoustic measurements, and gearbox alignment help to avoid damages. Manufacturers and operators can reach a contact person from Bosch Rexroth 24 hours a day on our service line +49 (0)2302 877-799.

To ensure that existing wind turbines function as efficiently as possible, operators have access to various optimization options from Rexroth. These include overhauls based on the original documentation, automatic upgrades, reworking of gearbox components, bearing replacement, gear-tooth regrinding, and condition monitoring solutions.

Rexroth at HUSUM Wind Energy: Hall 3, Stand 3D12

Bosch Rexroth AG is one of the world’s leading specialists in the field of drive and control technologies. Under the Rexroth brand name, the company supplies more than 500,000 customers with tailored solutions for driving, controlling, and moving. Bosch Rexroth is a partner for Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation and Renewable Energies. The company provides customized solutions tailored to the needs and specifications of each individual market. As The Drive & Control Company, Bosch Rexroth develops, produces, and sells components and systems in over 80 countries. As part of the Bosch Group, Bosch Rexroth and its 38,400 associates generated approximately 6.4 billion euros in revenue in 2011.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to preliminary figures, more than 300,000 associates generated sales of 51.4 billion euros in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology in fiscal 2011. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent more than 4 billion euros for research and development in 2011, and applied for over 4,100 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.

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