The Evolution of Wind Turbine Gear Oils with Jim Carey (ex. Mobil)

Episode 17 February 16, 2022 00:57:01
The Evolution of Wind Turbine Gear Oils with Jim Carey (ex. Mobil)
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The Evolution of Wind Turbine Gear Oils with Jim Carey (ex. Mobil)

Feb 16 2022 | 00:57:01

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Hosted By

Rafe Britton

Show Notes

When a new technology emerges, the lubricants industry must evolve to meet the specific challenges of the new operating paradigm. In the 1980's on of the biggest new applications was the wind turbine gearbox. In this episode Jim Carey, retired Mobil formulator, talks us through the evolution of these products and the formulation challenges as gearboxes became larger and more power dense.

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