Ice accumulating on the blades of a wind turbine poses a significant safety risk to people and buildings in the vicinity. The Labkotec ice detection system detects icing weather conditions and sends you an alert so you can initiate the necessary actions accurately when needed.
Meet the requirements
Ice detection is often necessary in wind farms located in cold conditions. Labkotec’s ice detection system is the only ice detection solution in the market that meets the strict functional safety requirements and can be used as part of wind turbine operations that require PLd safety level according to ISO 13849-1.
Optimise wind turbine operations
Ice that accumulates on the surface of the blades strains the mechanics of the wind turbine and thus shortens its lifetime.
With the help of ice detection, you can start blade heating at a right time and thus reduce unnecessary stops and production losses.
Ready to use with easy installation
Labkotec ice detection system is easy and quick to install on any manufacturer’s wind turbine, including wind turbines that are already in use. Installation does not require separate lifting equipment or separate calibration.
The Labkotec ice detector can easily be connected to the wind farm’s SCADA system. Remote connection allows easy monitoring and parametering of the ice detector. In addition, the software updates of the ice detector can be done remotely.
The ice detector is fully compatible with LabkoNet – a flexible and easy to use remote monitoring system, to transfer and control alarm data.
The market leader
We have manufactured over 10,000 ice detection systems since the 1990s, and today Labkotec is the world’s most widely used ice detection system. We cooperate with all major wind power companies
- Wind turbines
- Meteorological stations
- Communication masts