13 - 15 May, 2019
Hotel Hafen, Hamburg, Germany

Agenda Day 2

8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration and welcome coffee

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chairperson's welcome

Matthias Stammler, Senior Engineer at Fraunhofer IWES

Matthias Stammler

Senior Engineer
Fraunhofer IWES

9:10 am - 9:40 am Developing technologies and approaches in mechanical and structural testing and their application for bearings and bearing systems

Eric Putnam, Team Leader Component Structure Testing at Force Technology, Denmark

Eric Putnam

Team Leader Component Structure Testing
Force Technology, Denmark

9:40 am - 10:10 am Field experience and reliability insights from an offshore wind turbine gearbox replacement (Project EDF Energy R&D/ IDCORE/ University of Exeter)

Dr. Philipp Thies, Senior Lecturer RE/ Offshore Reliability at University of Exeter

Dr. Philipp Thies

Senior Lecturer RE/ Offshore Reliability
University of Exeter

10:10 am - 10:40 am Refreshment and networking break

10:40 am - 11:10 am Protecting Bearings and Turbines with engineered and tailored sealing solutions

11:10 am - 11:40 am CASE STUDY | 7MW LDT pitch bearing performance investigation under IPC

Wooyong Song, Senior Research Engineer at ORE Catapult

Wooyong Song

Senior Research Engineer
ORE Catapult

11:40 am - 12:10 pm Update Technology: Is surface texturing really efficient in hydrodynamic sliding bearings?

Prof. Dr. Michel Fillon, Director of Research at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Pprime Institute Mechanical Materials and Engineering, Poitiers University

Prof. Dr. Michel Fillon

Director of Research
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Pprime Institute Mechanical Materials and Engineering, Poitiers University

12:10 pm - 1:40 pm Networking luncheon

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm Assessment of 4-point pitch bearing reliability based on contact loading history

Lorenz Meesenburg, Branch Manager Bremen at P.E.Concepts

Lorenz Meesenburg

Branch Manager Bremen
P.E.Concepts

Manuel Palop Martinez, Wind Turbine Senior Engineer at Iberdrola

Manuel Palop Martinez

Wind Turbine Senior Engineer
Iberdrola

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Poll, Head of Mechanical Engineering at Leibniz University Hannover

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Poll

Head of Mechanical Engineering
Leibniz University Hannover

Dave Hull, President at Precision Components

Dave Hull

President
Precision Components

Ron Claus, Engineering Director at System Seals GmbH

Ron Claus

Engineering Director
System Seals GmbH

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm Refreshment and networking break

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Bearing quality and sourcing strategies

Dave Hull, President at Precision Components

Dave Hull

President
Precision Components

Robert Szlosarek, Group Leader "Durability",  Institute for Machine Elements, Engineering & Design at TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Robert Szlosarek

Group Leader "Durability", Institute for Machine Elements, Engineering & Design
TU Bergakademie Freiberg

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm Main bearings insights from Wind Turbine manufacturer perspective

Unai Sainz Ezquerra, Mechanical Leader for AD5 Wind Turbine Root Cause Analysis at ADWEN/Siemens Gamesa

Unai Sainz Ezquerra

Mechanical Leader for AD5 Wind Turbine Root Cause Analysis
ADWEN/Siemens Gamesa

4:40 pm - 4:50 pm Chairperson's closing remarks

Matthias Stammler, Senior Engineer at Fraunhofer IWES

Matthias Stammler

Senior Engineer
Fraunhofer IWES

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ROLLER BEARING ARRANGEMENTS FOR MULTI-MEGAWATT WIND TURBINE GEARBOXES

Mr. Ralf Petersen, Engineering Manager Industrial and Wind at NSK Europe

Mr. Ralf Petersen

Engineering Manager Industrial and Wind
NSK Europe