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Lifting, handling and positioning of wind turbine nacelles made easy

Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has developed a hydraulic yoke that makes lifting, maneuvering and mounting wind turbine nacelles quicker and safer.

FKU hydraulic Nacelle Yoke 1
FKU hydraulic Nacelle Yoke 1
PRLog - Jun. 12, 2012 - ODENSE, Denmark -- Wind turbines present a viable source of energy, but lifting and handling the large wind turbine nacelles requires finesse. Assembling the wind turbines can be a difficult venture without the proper equipment which is where Fyns Kran Udstyr comes into play.

The hydraulic yoke is adjustable, allowing installers to change the nacelle’s center of gravity to an exact angle when mounting the nacelle on the tower. The device increases safety, reduces risk and lowers operational costs.

“The hydraulic yoke for wind turbine nacelles not only helps to improve working conditions and to enhance safety, but it also helps to save time while erecting wind turbines”, Torben Kofoed, Sales Manager at Fyns Kran Udstyr states.
The hydraulic nacelle yoke is CE-approved, and fulfills multiple standards and legislation requirements for safety and risk management.
The state of the art hydraulic nacelle yoke has been developed and perfected during the past 15 years. To date – more than 100 nacelle yokes have been supplied to the leading wind turbine manufacturers around the world.

“Judging from the above it is obvious that we will continue to be among the leading, serious and competitive suppliers in the market, which of course, is the primary reason that we focus on continuous optimization and development of lifting and handling solutions for the wind turbine industry,” Torben Kofoed says.

Video on www.fk-wind.com
FKU has filmed the hydraulic nacelle yoke in action, while it is being tested to 150% of its capacity. The short movie clip shows how it works and how easy it is to use. The movie clip can be seen on www.fk-wind.com and on YouTube – http://youtu.be/72p5UuNeDh0

About Fyns Kran Udstyr
Fyns Kran Udstyr specializes in lifting and handling solutions for the wind turbine industry. The company offers customizable products and devices that feature the highest level of safety, while saving customers time and money.

Established in 1969, Fyns Kran Udstyr offers extensive technical experience and expertise in engineering, calculations and technical drawings to insure the safety and success of a wide array of projects.

The company also offers a standard yoke for use in loading and unloading from trucks and carriers as well as lifting solutions for every step of construction and assembly, including transition pieces, nacelles, towers and monopiles.
The company is a full range supplier, offering engineering, development and manufacturing services, along with testing and servicing.


Morten Bech - Marketing Manager
Fyns Kran Udstyr
Phone: +45 7015 2015
Email: mvb@fku.dk
Main website: www.fyns-kran.dk
Wind Website: www.fk-wind.com


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