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Induction heating for the power generation industry

Renewable energy

EFD Induction is the world’s leading supplier of heating solutions for the renewable energy sector.
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 Our technology has already made tremendous contributions to the efficiency, safety and profitability of the wind turbine industry – making the manufacture and maintenance of the turbines a clean and green process. 

 

 Induction heating is used on almost every part in a wind turbine:

 

  • Cable heating 
  • Preheating before welding of baseplate
  • Bolt heating on tower foundation
  • Brazing components in high-voltage step-up transformer
  • Brazing of terminal ends on high voltage cable
  • Preheating before welding of tower rings
  • Hardening of pitch bearings
  • Stator house shrink fitting of yaw motor and pitch motor
  • Hardening of bearings and slewing rings
  • Shrink fitting of main shaft bearings and sleeve rings
  • Hardening of gearbox shaft and bearings
  • Hardening of generator bearings
  • Brazing of stator and rotor windings
  • Brazing components in high-voltage step-up transformer
  • Gear hardening of yaw drives and slewing ring
 
 

 
 

Induction heating is making wind power even greener

EFD Induction is the world’s leading supplier of heating solutions for the renewable energy sector. Let’s have a look inside a wind turbine! Induction heating is used on almost every part – including the cable that transports the electricity to the consumers