Grinding Gearboxes

Grinding Gearboxes analyses gearbox failure by addressing the issues of root cause and financial impact, and suggests proactive steps to mitigate the frequency and severity of downtime. The report aims to quantify the inherent risk and financial impact of gearbox failure, but also to promote knowledge sharing among GCube insureds, and to support insurance brokers with a view to minimising that impact.

The report includes:

  • Exploration of the major types of gearbox incidents
  • Analysis of gearbox claims cost variability
  • Interviews with leading gearbox manufacturer ZF, specialist consultancy Romax, and wind energy claims specialists Renewable Energy Loss Adjusters (RELA)

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