Home News

Bauer Modified BK17 Series Gear Motor for Wind Turbine Elevator Drive

China Fuan Zhongzhi Pump Co., Ltd. certification
China Fuan Zhongzhi Pump Co., Ltd. certification
Zhongzhi does really good on the design and manufacturing of the products. Experienced engineers service us very nice.

—— Vadim Zabiiaka

Good quality, great manufacturers, we are happy with your products.

—— Mr.Reuben kimwolo

Have been working together for more than 3 years very professional. all products work fine in our types of equipment. Thank you.

—— Mr.Yılmaz Türkoğlu

Thank you so much for Zhongzhi company to make our project run smoothly.

—— Mehmet Sefa KEÇİK

Technical issues resolved, reputation is very good.


I'm Online Chat Now
Company News
Bauer Modified BK17 Series Gear Motor for Wind Turbine Elevator Drive

A leading manufacturer of commercial rope hoists recently selected Bauer geared motors in their new wind turbine elevator hoist system. The compact hoist fits within the tight confines of wind turbine towers. It allows maintenance personnel, tools, and materials to be safely transported up to the base of the turbine nacelle positioned at the top of the tower. The new system, with a load capacity of 550 lbs. (250 kg) and an approx. Speed of 19 m/min (62 ft/min) was developed to replace older tower elevators that often require frequent maintenance.

Bauer engineers worked closely with the customer’s team to optimize the elevator drivetrain. Ultimately, modified Bauer BK17 Series helical bevel geared motors were selected over competitive models based on their many advantages. The BK17 has a relatively low weight and a higher torque rating of 243 lb. ft. (330 Nm) compared to 170 lb. ft. (230 Nm) of competitive models. In addition, the BK17 has a smaller footprint than other models and a temperature range of -35 ̊C vs. -20 ̊C of competitive units. The Bauer BK17 units supplied feature special gear ratios and motors with a weak starting torque winding to reduce shock to the system.

A” parachute” brake with a manual release was integrated into the drivetrain. The brake opens when the hoist’s rope pulley reaches a speed of 2000 rpm. If a power supply loss occurs during a lift, the brake allows maintenance personnel to reach the next exit platform to access a ladder to move up or down the tower.



Fuan Zhongzhi Pump Co., Ltd


registered the trademark "ZOZHI."


Add:No.155 Shangcun Qinxiyang Industry Zone,Fuan city,Fujian,China

Tel:+86 0593 6532656 Fax: +86 0593 6531158

Mobile: +86.137.0604.0131 E-mail: sales@zz-pump.com

Website: www.zz-pump.com


Pub Time : 2019-07-30 08:34:06 >> News list
Contact Details
Fuan Zhongzhi Pump Co., Ltd.

Contact Person: Ms. Semmy Wu

Tel: 05936532656

Fax: 86-0593-6531158

Send your inquiry directly to us (0 / 3000)