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.
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|
|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.