SERVICING AND ERECTING WIND TURBINE GENERATORS

Axis Crane provides crane services to the Wind Power Generation industry throughout Oregon and Washington.  Our diverse fleet of crane equipment can meet all of your Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) lifting and maintenance needs as well as supporting your crews with certified personnel lifting devices.

Wind Turbine Generator Services

Axis Crane’s sales and management team as well as the experienced operators and ground crew provide safe, efficient and effective services in all aspects of WTG construction/maintenance operations including:

  • Tower erection
  • Blade replacement
  • Gearbox replacement
  • Rotor, Main Shaft, Hub replacement
  • HS Pinion exchange
  • Nacelle replacement
  • Yaw Drive replacement
  • Tower Heights – 50-100 meters

Wind Power Experience

Axis Crane has demonstrated experience working on the following WTG technology:

  • GE – 1.5 A/S/SLE/XLE, 1.6 XLE/100M-XLE & 1.7 XLE
  • Micon 1.5 & 750
  • Mitsubishi – MHI660, MHI1000A
  • Siemens – 1.3 & 2.3MW
  • Suzlon – S88
  • Vestas – V47, V80, V82, V100

Axis Crane has been strategic in developing its fleet of cranes to optimally service the Northwest Wind Power Generation industry.  The wide variety of crane size and configuration allow for the equipment to be selected that best suits the maintenance task and size of tower and at the same time ensure mobilization & access requirements are met.  With a lay-down yard in Wasco, Oregon, Axis Crane is well-positioned geographically to provide cost effective service to the region.

Wind Turbine Installation bu Axis Crane Serving Washington And Oregon

The table below summarizes the maintenance tasks and tower heights serviceable by Axis Crane’s fleet of cranes.  You can click on the crane model to see specific details about the crane or click on the Load Chart link to view/download the crane’s load chart.

Crane Crane Class Blade Generator Gearbox Rotor/Main Shaft/ Hub HS Pinion Nacelle Yaw Drive Load Chart
Grove GMK 7550 550 Ton All Terrain 100,80,60,50 100,80,60,50 80,60,50 60,50 100,80,60,50 60,50 100,80,60,50 Load Chart
DeMag AC 1300 500 Ton All Terrain 100,80,60,50 80,60,50 60,50 60,50 100,80,60,50 50 100,80,60,50 Load Chart
Liebherr LR 1400/2 ** 440 Ton Crawler 100,80 100,80 100,80 100,80 100,80 80 100,80 Load Chart
Liebherr LTM 1300/1 365 Ton All Terrain 80,60,50 80,60,50 60,50 50 100,80,60,50 50 100,80,60,50 Load Chart
Liebherr LTM 1225 300 Ton All Terrain 80,60,50 60,50 60,50 50 100,80,60,50 50 100,80,60,50 Load Chart
Zoomlion QUY 260 *** 300 Ton Crawler 100,80,60 100,80,60 100,80,60 60 100,80,60 60 100,80,60 Load Chart
Grove GMK 5275 275 Ton All Terrain 50 60,50 50 50 80,60,50 50 80,60,50 Load Chart
Grove GMK 4115L 115 Ton All Terrain 50 50 50 60,50 60,50 Load Chart

100: 100 Meter Towers, WTG 3-2 MW

80: 80 Meter Towers, WTG 2.5-1.5 MW

60: 60 Meter Towers, WTG 1.5 – 1 MW

50: 50 Meter Tower, WTG 1-.5 MW

** – The Liebherr LR 1400/2 is capable of servicing 50 & 60 meter towers, but may not be the most cost effective solution.
*** – The Zoomlion QUY 260 is capable of servicing 50 meter towers, but may not be the most cost effective solution.

See the photo gallery below for examples of our cranes performing WTG maintenance and construction work.