Cases

Vind | Offshore blade installation tool

On June 17th, 2013, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Vind | Offshore blade installation tool

Project description Complete requirement specification, concept evaluation, design, development, manufacturing and tests of blade tip tool for upending and installation procedures for 73.5 m blade from offshore installation vessel. Project advantages Identification and analysis of the installation process for pre-bended offshore blades for next generation 6 MW class wind turbine including development, design, manufacturing and..

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Wind | Offshore vertical tower sea-fastening

On June 16th, 2013, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Offshore vertical tower sea-fastening

Project description Complete requirement specification, concept evaluation, design, development and manufacturing of sea-fastening for vertical transport of towers on offshore installation vessel. Project advantages Configurable system for handling of different tower section diameters for next generation 6 MW class wind turbine. The system is designed for loads under unrestricted weather conditions case 2 according to..

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Wind | Optimisation of tower manufacturing

On April 21st, 2012, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Optimisation of tower manufacturing

Project description Analysis of workflows and bottleneck identification within the finish area of an on- and offshore tower manufacturing facility. Project advantages Identification and analysis of the finish area of a tower manufacturing value chain, resulting in a visual presentation including time and cost in every single process step of the finish operations. Business case..

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Wind | Offshore installation vessel logistics

On April 20th, 2012, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Offshore installation vessel logistics

Project description Analysis and visual presentation of the loading and installation value chain for offshore blades on next generation installation vessel. Project advantages Identification and analysis of the value chain for pre-bended off-shore blades from preparing blades in port, loading them onto installation ship, installing blades on turbine and returning equipment to port, with breakdown..

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Wind | Nacelle cover concept

On April 19th, 2012, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Nacelle cover concept

Project description thomas-as internal concept study on industrialisation of nacelle cover manufacturing. Project advantages Identification and analysis of the value chain for a European and Indian manufactured and sourced nacelle cover, highlighting the cost saving potentials and process optimisations opportunities. Resulting in a patented nacelle cover design and manufacturing setup that enables higher quality levels,..

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Wind | Concept onshore blade transport

On April 18th, 2012, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Concept onshore blade transport

Project description Using the knowledge from a value chain analysis to develop a new revolutionising blade transport equipment concept. Project advantages Using the knowledge from a transport and logistics value chain analysis of a 50m onshore blade, taking into account the blade leaving the factory until ready for installation at the site, to develop a..

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Wind | Value chain offshore wind turbine

On April 16th, 2012, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Value chain offshore wind turbine

Project description Analysis and visual presentation of the value chain for a new offshore wind turbine concept Project advantages Identification and analysis of the intended value chain of a new offshore turbine concept, going from production related issues to assembly, handling, transport and installation. Resulting in a visual presentation of every single step in the..

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Wind | Assembly line turbine yaw system

On April 10th, 2012, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Assembly line turbine yaw system

Project description Concept studies on assembly line for mounting of yaw system in nacelle structure Project advantages Illustration of three different system setups with varying degrees of automation from manual single station to semi-automated moving line concepts. Detailed costs break down of system setups and rationalization scenarios enabling precise decision making presentation material for management..

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Wind | Intelligent Tower Solution

On April 9th, 2012, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Intelligent Tower Solution

Project description Modular platform concept based on a few standard components. Project advantages Adaption to any platform size with a few modules. Short design & specification time. Known technologies. Global production capacity, flexible delivery. Global patent rights. Project value Extremely short time to the market . The supplier is close to the market. 30% cost..

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Wind | Future Blade Paradigm

On April 9th, 2012, posted in: Cases by Comments Off on Wind | Future Blade Paradigm

Project description Internally thomas-as concept study on “why produce blades in a mould“ Project advantages Blade manufacturing without a shell mould offers several advantages compared with current blade manufacturing paradigms. The goal is to create a generic automated production equipment that can support multiple blade variants on the same platform. The equipment is based on..

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