In the next few years, most of the wind turbines installed in Spain will be 15 years old since their installation and commissioning.
The need for manufacturers, maintainers, developers and owners of wind farms to increase the life of wind turbines has led to the implementation of life extension plans for wind power plants in recent years.
SCI, Control & Inspection echoes this concern and offers to the market new inspection systems for the determination of structural defects in wind turbines.
In particular, it has designed and put into operation an automatic system of inspection ultrasonic inspection of the welds of the wind towers in service.
The welding inspection of the wind towers is performed using a magnetic trolley, developed by the R&D department, with access from the outside of the tower remotely controlled from the ground by an SCI operator.
Applications of automatic ultrasonic equipment:
If you are an operator, wind farm developer or wind turbine manufacturer, we can offer you our services tailored to your needs. In the field of Renewable Energies, at SCI, Control & Inspection we are certified and we are currently working for the most important companies in the sector.
In the industry in general, we provide services of Non Destructive Testing (NDT), Metallurgical Laboratory, Industrial Inspection, Regulatory Inspection and Urban Planning Licenses.