Structural monitoring essential for balancing maintenance cost of floating wind
Light Structures is a company that specializes in providing structural monitoring solutions for the offshore wind industry, including floating wind turbines. We offer a range of services and products that can help monitor and maintain the structural integrity of these complex structures.
One of the key ways that Light Structures can help monitor floating wind turbines is through our advanced monitoring systems. These systems use a combination of sensors and data analysis tools to provide real-time data on the structural behavior of the turbine. This data can be used to identify any potential issues or areas of concern, enabling maintenance teams to take action before they become more serious problems.
We also offers a range of predictive maintenance services. By using data analytics to predict when components are likely to fail, the operator can schedule repairs or replacements in advance, minimizing downtime and reducing costs. This proactive approach can help ensure the safe and reliable operation of floating wind turbines.
In addition, Light Structures provides expert engineering and consulting services to help operators optimize the performance of their floating wind turbines. By analyzing data on the turbine's structural behavior, we can identify ways to fine-tune the turbine's performance and maximize energy production.
Light Structures can help monitor floating wind turbines by providing advanced monitoring systems, predictive maintenance services, and expert engineering and consulting services. With our expertise in structural monitoring and analysis, they can help ensure the safe and reliable operation of these critical structures.
Fiber Optic Benefits
- Reliability. Robust design and long-term stability. Waterproof - no short circuits.
- Accuracy. No electromagnetic noise and emissions. High signal precision and fast response over long distances.
- Cost Efficiency. No sensor maintenance.
- Flexibility. Small in size and weight. Easy to install with adhesives. Measure directly on dry surfaces or submerged in water.
- Lightning Safe. No electric components and risk of sparks in hazardous areas.
- Additional Functionality. High multi-channel data throughput and multiple sensors on single cable.
SENSFIB Offshore Floating wind enables you to:
- Protect your wind turbine
- Know the limits for safe operation
- Document and verify turbine's performance
- Analyze failure (black box function)
- Extend wind turbine's life and earning period
- Reduce unscheduled downtime resulting from overloading damage
- Support risk-based inspection.
SENSFIB Offshore Floating wind gives you constant overview of:
- Bending moments
- Residual strength
- Material fatigue