Slewing bearings and rings from thyssenkrupp are essential construction and connecting elements for machines. They are used in wind turbines, cranes, excavators, telescopes, solar and tidal power plants. Our products are developed and designed exactly in accordance with our customers' requirements. Working closely together, we find solutions which are unique in terms of design, material properties, and performance.
Energy generation and distribution – sustainable technologies for a better future
While fossil resources are in ever scarcer supply, demand for energy is growing – throughout the world. So how can we manage energy responsibly? And how can we develop renewable energy sources?
At thyssenkrupp our engineering capabilities for these global challenges are focused in the segments Decarbon Technologies, Materials Services and Steel Europe. We work continuously on innovative solutions for the green transformation of industry.
Intelligent materials clearly play a key role in this. They have to meet high technical requirements in terms of temperature, pressure resistance, and surface resistance. X-COR® steels are a prime example. These sour gas-resistant materials are used in storage boilers and pressure vessels for hydrogen sulfide-bearing gases.
Our electrical steel itself is also increasingly efficient. The innovative PowerCore® reduces core losses in the transmission and distribution of electrical energy to a minimum.
Another focus of thyssenkrupp is wind energy. Our large slewing bearings from thyssenkrupp rothe erde are state of the art when it comes to generating electricity from wind turbines. With our unique know-how, we adapt precisely to local conditions. Nine out of ten wind turbine manufacturers rely on thyssenkrupp components such as slewing bearings and rings.
Electricity from renewable sources is a basic prerequisite for green hydrogen. thyssenkrupp nucera is constantly developing water electrolysis technology in this area. And with thyssenkrupp Uhde's expertise in the field of green ammonia, the hydrogen can be transported to where it is needed.
All this makes thyssenkrupp a valuable and reliable partner for the power generation and distribution industry.
In coke-oven technology thyssenkrupp is the number-one address when it comes to building new facilities and above all modernizing existing coking plants.
Wind energy is another key strength of thyssenkrupp. Our slewing bearings are the ideal choice for wind turbines. With our unique know-how we cater precisely to local requirements. Nine out of ten wind turbine manufacturers rely on thyssenkrupp components such as slewing bearings and rings. These components are also used in solar, tidal, and marine current power plants.
Electricity from renewable sources is fueling demand for energy storage systems . We are developing two technologies further: redox flow batteries and hydrogen electrolysis.
All this makes thyssenkrupp a valued and reliable partner to the energy generation and distribution industry.