Wind turbine gearbox configuration

- Mar 06, 2021-

Wind power gearboxes , according to the general layout requirements of the unit, sometimes integrate the drive shaft (commonly known as the large shaft) directly connected to the wind wheel hub with the gear box, or arrange the large shaft and the gear box separately, and use a tensioning sleeve The structure of the device or coupling connection. In order to increase the braking capacity of the unit, are often provided at the input or output of the gearbox brake , with a brake tip (fixed pitch wind turbine) or common variable pitch braking device for braking unit Transmission joint .