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Condition Monitoring: Bachmann Expands Portfolio with Structural Health Monitoring

Rudolstadt, Germany - Bachmann Monitoring expands its competence by acquiring team know-how and intellectual property from airwerk GmbH. By adding substantial SHM know-how to its already successful product and services, Bachmann offers a comprehensive monitoring concept to its customers and significantly enhances the company’s portfolio in the area of Condition Monitoring.

The new SHM enables early detection of potential damage to structural elements, which plays an important role in the operation, maintenance (O&M) and asset management of offshore wind energy plants. The data analysis enables Bachmann to make qualified statements on dynamic properties of onshore and offshore structures. It also predicts possible problems or assists with important maintenance tasks. More specifically, SHM fulfills regulatory requirements, the reduction of O&M costs and efficiently supports asset management.

“Our goal has always been to create a holistic monitoring concept. Now we can offer exactly this. With the expertise from our new SHM colleagues, we are able to create a noteworthy USP in this fast-growing international offshore market”, says Holger Fritsch, Managing Director at Bachmann Monitoring.

Source: IWR Online, 03 Sep 2019