the growing incidence of turbine fires

Wind Turbine Failure
Or, wait a few minutes, it will be a
much easier fire to reach….
May 2011
Here are some photos of what happens when
transmission failures occur in windmills.
To date no gear oil has been invented to
withstand the pressures produced within these
Most recently, the government gave DowCorning a big grant to work on it. Previously,
many others had tried and failed.
if you see one
of these
starting to
It’s really nice to see that people
will keep designing things that will
keep firefighters busy.
All these new things for
firefighters to study!
Think about the ‘collapse zone’
radius from those babies!
Boy, they really burn good, don't they?