As Elma we are proud to be part of the realisation of the climbing crane for the new EP5 wind turbine of Enercon. This turbine is an impressive example of innovation in wind turbine technology. Commissioned by Lagerwey, ELMA Systems is the partner responsible for the complete automation and control of this LCC140 climbing crane. Watch from minute 1:57.
The Lagerwey climbing crane is c.q. will be used to install most of (amongst others) the new EP5 turbine: the higher sections of the modular steel tower, the nacelle, generator, the hub and the blades. The LCC140 crane shall be able to climb a tower section at the time and install the next section. Our team of ELMA engineers is responsible for the programming c.q. automation of all motion control and drive aspects of the climbing crane.