Published: 20 August 2018 20 August 2018
Gebr. Käufer GmbH Befahrtechnik introduces their new K-BP-4 blade access system (BAS) particularly aiming for the large and powerful wind turbine classes. With the new TÜV approved system, rotor blade specialists will be enabled to perform scheduled maintenance as well as repairs on rotor blades from wind turbines, current assessed up to 12MW class and. 200 meters hub height. Käufer expects to commercially release the K-BP-4 in Spring 2019.
With the K-BP-4 BAS it will be possible to maintain rotor blades with protruded blade tips up to 18 meters away from the tower.The new BAS features side gangways which can be opened mechanically, enabling personnel to reach the full 360° longitudinal repair area surrounding rotor blades. The BAS will feature a three-way wire rope / winch suspension, which will ensure an improved stabilisation of the platform. Käufer can supply an optional enclosure providing operators and blade specialists a protective shelter enabling continuity of work during bad weather or other undesired environmental conditions and/or simply securing specific conditions for repair.