Livonia firm hits 40,000 repairs mark for wind turbines

LIVONIA—PSI Repair Services Inc., the Livonia-based service provider to the wind energy industry, announced that it recently surpassed 40,000 repaired wind turbine parts for the wind energy market, following a busy 2018.

PSI offers component repair and engineering services for GE, Vestas, Gamesa, Siemens, RePower, Acciona, Suzlon, Nordex, Mitsubishi, and Clipper wind turbines. PSI covers the critical electronic, hydraulic and precision mechanical components that drive the turbines’ pitch and yaw systems and down-tower electronics.

Commonly repaired components include printed circuit boards, pitch drive systems, inverters, various electronic components, valves, hydraulic pumps, pitch and yaw motors, blade bearing automatic grease dispensers, oil level sensors, battery chargers, cold climate converters, wind speed monitorss, and more.

PSI’s engineering services include testing, root cause analysis, product upgrades, remanufacturing, and new product manufacturing services. The custom test program uses advanced diagnostic equipment, allowing PSI to detect hard part failures, as well as parts degraded due to stress, down to the microchip level. The root-cause analysis service allows PSI to get a comprehensive view into a customer’s production environment to identify all the elements connected to recurring problems so that the appropriate corrective actions eliminate the problem. The product upgrade service allows PSI to improve upon legacy design with newer, more reliable technology. PSI’s remanufacturing services are available for obsolete and unsalvageable parts, such as circuit boards and power supplies. Finally, the new product manufacturing service is available for customers who need a cost-effective option to produce a small run of unique legacy parts or components.

PSI will be an exhibitor at the American Wind Energy Association’s Windpower Conference & Exhibition in Houston. Texas, May 20-23 in booth 1808. For more information about this event visit www.windpowerexpo.org.

“Since 2009, PSI has provided economical repairs, as well as industry-leading engineering services, for the largest wind farms in the United States,” said Mike Fitzpatrick, general manager of PSI Repair Services. “We are proud to exhibit at this year’s Windpower conference in Houston, which marks our 10th consecutive year of exhibiting at this fantastic event.”

For more information about PSI’s wind energy services, visit www.psi-repair.com/wind-turbine-repair. You can also follow PSI Repair Services on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

PSI Repair Services Inc. is a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries Inc., a manufacturer of industrial components and electronics for the aerospace, defense, automotive, renewable energy, health care, security, and semiconductor industries. Founded in 1967 by an Air Force veteran who learned hydraulics repair in the service, the company later made acquisitions in aerospace, additive manufacturing, factory automation, rugged electronics, and energy storage.

More at www.psi-online.com.

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