BGB: GE 1.X MW WT Pitch Control Slip Ring-USversion

G E

Wind Turbine Pitch & Hub Control Slip Rings

GE 1.X AND 2.X ALL ELECTRIC VERSIONS OR WITH FIBER OPTIC TECHNOLOGY

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Issue GE01 07.05.21 Rev US1a

Problems with your GE Units?... • Excessive Dust to Clean • Breaking Flanges • Long Leadtimes • Changing Brush Gear Every Year Or More • Oil Ingress • Vibration Causing Pitch Faults • Brush Grades Seem Soft & Wear Fast • Bearing Failures • Power Surge Issues • Escessive Reboot Lag Times

Resulting in... CLIMBING towers too much & adding safety risks Turbine DOWNTIME Increased dept. COSTS

BGB Upgrade Solutions • Qualified GE supplier

• Meets and Exceeds all GE specifications • Available in all variants – ESS and NON-ESS • Low maintenance • Silver Graphite brushes mean less dust • 8 year brush wear life on average • Incorporates engineering experience & design from our successful Vestas units • Made in the USA with spare parts and brushes readily available

GE Mandated Successful Tests:

BGB Fiber Optic (FORJ) Retrofit Unit Advantages:

Tested in 60C (140F) environment for over 24 hours at full current Tested down to -40C Simulation Test having 250LBS technician stepping on the unit 80 times Overload current testing as high as 135 AMPS Tested with high grade specialized grease that performs well with low RPM’s & minimizes bearing wear Data Tested showing 92+ mbps data communication rate, better than a 1 in 100’000 BER test Vibration tested aggressively at 7.8G’s for 24 hours following both MIL STD 810 and GE vibration spectrum data inside the nacelle

• Elimination of Electrical Interferences

• Higher Speed Data Transfer Saves Time

• Stainless Steel Construction

• Not Influenced By Vibration, Humidity or Heat

• Unlimited Bandwidth Capability

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BGB Pitch Control Slip Ring

Specification:

65 lbs

Weight:

Silver Graphite

Brush Material:

Silver-plated

Data Ring Material:

Bronze

100M Revolutions

Slip Ring Life:

Did You Know? Power and Data Channels use Silver Graphite Brushes (not Copper), resulting in: Less Debris, Less Ring Wear, Less Noise, Lower Running Temperature & Higher Conductivity

Lubrication: None Cleaning Period: Optional a nnual cleaning to extend brush life to 10+ years

65Amps @ 690V

Power Circuit

Rating:

50kV

Power Circuit

Electrical Strength:

INSTALLATION EASE

100Mbps

Data Lines:

Retrofit Kit now avilable with all GE Fiber units.

Operating Temp: -40C to +80C Optional Heating Cold-Weather Element: Installs

IP64

Sealing:

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GE Variations

BGB part

Description

GE Platform

GA100196 GA100135 GA100170 GA100231

25 WAY 400V 100A 20 WAY 400V 100A

2X 2X 3X 2X

15 WAY 400V 100A FORJ & FEET

15 WAY 400V 100A FORJ

GA100294

30 WAY 690V 30A ESS

1.5

GA100295 GA100299

35 WAY 400V 65A NON ESS

1.5

15 WAY WITH FORJ & MULTI COVERT KIT

1X/2X

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Repairing or Replacing Parts?

Spare Parts for our GE units such as brush rails and cables are stocked by BGB and can be easily replaced;

> SA100294-59 POWER BRUSH RAIL ASSY > SA100294-60 SIGNAL BRUSH RAIL ASSY

BGB Repairs all makes and models of Pitch slip rings, by typically upgrading the unit with plated rings, brush blocks, newwiring, bearings, seals & torque arms. All repair units come with a warranty and are fully tested in our QC lab. This helps with your company’s sustainable efforts by reducing waste and recovery of materials. Read more on how BGB is committing to the Circular Economy at www.bgbinnovation.com . Fixing units yourself? BGB offers user friendly repair kits and spare parts to help your engineers work more efficiently and effectively.

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