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Wind turbine gearbox lubricant analysis and trending from SGS – monitor wind turbine gearbox conditions to reduce downtime and costs.

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Routine analysis of gearbox lubricants is an important part of wind turbine maintenance. Our wind turbine gearbox lubricant testing services help you to minimize expensive repairs, reduce part replacements, and decrease costly downtime.

Why choose wind turbine gearbox lubricant analysis and trending from SGS?

We offer oil lubricant condition tests that conform to industry recognized ASTM standards and other protocols. We provide timely maintenance recommendations as well as early warning alerts, so you can take action to deal with potential problems before they become critical ones.

Tests we offer include:

  • Kinematic viscosity
  • Oxidation condition
  • Particle count, ISO codes/ratings
  • Sediment, insolubles
  • Sulfur content
  • Total acid number
  • Total base number
  • Water content
  • Wear, contamination, additive metals
  • Particle size and shape analysis, as required:
    • Count of combined magnetic and nonmagnetic particles
    • Particle cleanliness analysis
    • Particle size and shape analysis, by ferrography

Expert wind turbine gearbox lubricant analysis from a trusted provider

We are the world's leading testing, inspection, verification and certification company, with a network of state-of-the-art oil condition testing facilities staffed by experts. We have been providing the US wind energy industry with quality testing and reporting services since 1980.

Contact us today to find out more.