Component Health Monitoring for Wind Turbines

  • By Collin
  • /
  • Published Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:54

Why LORD Sensing for component health?
Building on over 30 years of experience, LORD Sensing provides award-winning, reliable solutions for OEM and Test & Measurement applications. Our inertial, wireless, and displacement sensing systems are ideal for installation on wind turbines to monitor components, including the blades, drive train, gear box, tower, and generator. As part of a scalable sensing solution, our wireless nodes and data aggregators provide accurate measurements.

LORD Sensing’s Wireless Solutions:

  • Provide accurate measurements of torque, strain, vibration, power, load, and more
  • Give immediate, actionable results
  • Allow installation where hard-wired solutions would not be possible-- from rotating equipment to tower infrastructure
  • Allow automatic upload of data to SensorCloud™ platform for real-time, cloud-based analytics
  • Include lossless protocol for precise data


Drive Train Vibration
G-Link-200 - Ruggedized high-speed triaxial accelerometer node

Drive Train Torque
Torque-Link - Specialized Analog Sensor Node

Gearbox Vibration/Individual Gear Bearing and Health

Blade Flutter

Flap-wise and Edge-wise Bending Moments

Tower Dynamics and Vibration
GX5-25 AHRS inertial sensor

Tower Bending Moments




  • Ruggedized high-speed triaxial accelerometer node
  • 46.6 mm x 43 mm x 44 mm
  • IP67 rating
  • Integrated 3-axis accelerometer
  • Internal temperature sensor
  • Continuous sampling: 1/hour to 4 KHz


  • Wireless 8-Channel Analog Input Sensor Node
  • 129 mm x 82.5 mm x 31 mm
  • 283 grams (with batteries)
  • 4 differential, 4 single-ended analog input channels
  • Internal temperature sensor
  • Continuous sampling: 1/hour to 4 KHz

All solutions are backed by LORD Sensing’s world-recognized Support Staff. For pricing and ordering information, contact us: 802.862.6629 or email