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, Fraunhofer IWES
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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, Force Technology, Denmark
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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, University of Exeter
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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, ORE Catapult
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Wooyong Song

Senior Research Engineer
ORE Catapult

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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, P.E.Concepts
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Lorenz Meesenburg

Branch Manager Bremen
P.E.Concepts

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Manuel Palop Martinez

Wind Turbine Senior Engineer
Iberdrola

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Prof. Dr. Gerhard Poll

Head of Mechanical Engineering
Leibniz University Hannover

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Dave Hull

President
Precision Components

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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, Precision Components
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Dave Hull

President
Precision Components

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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, ADWEN/Siemens Gamesa
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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, Fraunhofer IWES
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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, NSK Europe
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Mr. Ralf Petersen

Engineering Manager Industrial and Wind
NSK Europe