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BEARINGS AND GEL COAT

Britain's Wind Energy Group (WEG) is replacing the pitch bearings on all of its fleet of turbines in Britain after discovering faulty seals on bearings in some machines.

Bearings and gel coat: Britain's Wind Energy Group (WEG) is replacing the pitch bearings on all of its fleet of turbines in Britain after discovering faulty seals on bearings in some machines. In a solution to the problem worked out with the French and German bearings manufacturers, WEG is putting back the bearings with a new design of seal. While the turbines have been out of action, WEG has also taken the opportunity to repair the gel coat finish on a number of blades. Pictured during repairs is Llangwyryfon wind farm.

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