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FZG Gearboxes Lubricated with Different Formulations of Polyalphaolefin Wind Turbine Gear Oils - August 2016

Carlos Fernandes, R. Martins, J. Seabra and L. Blazquez

The article "FZG Gearboxes Lubricated with Different Formulations of Polyalphaolefin Wind Turbine Gear Oils" appeared in the August 2016 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
In order to analyze the different gear oils suitable for the lubrication of wind turbine gearboxes, five fully formulated ISO VG 320 gear oils were selected. In between the selected gear oils, four PAO base oils can be found: PAOR, PAOM, PAOC and PAOX. A mineral-based oil (MINR) was also included as reference.

Keywords
lubrication, wind turbine gearboxes, gear oils

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