Wind turbines have gained more and more adoption over the past decade. This further promotes the demand for lubricants for wind turbine market.
Lack of proper lubrication can result in vibration, contamination and moisture, and excessive mechanical loads, affecting the life of the engine. multiple bearings and transmissions require lubrication irrespective of its design. Lubrication protects the machine and extends the useful life of its key components. It also extends maintenance intervals, simplifies servicing tasks, and protects the engine from atmospheric conditions.
The lubricants for wind turbine market are classified by type of lubricant, main turbine components, oil change intervals, applications and regions. Based on the type of lubricant, the market is further segmented into gear oils, greases, and hydraulic fluids.In the main turbine components, the market can be classified into gear boxes, generators, and others. In terms of oil replacement cycle, the lubricants for wind turbine market can divided into 6-12 months, 12 months and above. In terms of application, the market can be divided into onshore and offshore. Geographically, the lubricants for wind turbine market can be divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.
Key players operating in the lubricants for wind turbine market include Amsoil, Castrol, Shell, Exxon Mobil, Evonik Industries, PETRONAS, Petro China, OKS Spezialschmierstoffe GmbH, Suzlon, Klüber Lubrication, and CNOOC.