This article first appeared in the Railway-News magazine Issue 3 2021.
As an established and long-standing manufacturer of gearboxes, GGT GMEINDER GETRIEBETECHNIK GmbH has already contributed to many innovations and changes in the railway industry. The challenges of climate-neutral passenger and freight transport and the operator’s desire for increasing service life and the lowest-possible maintenance costs represent a major challenge for all manufacturers in the industry, in which we are breaking new ground to make our products more durable and low-maintenance. With the GGT GearSaver® we combine our immense experience in railway gearboxes with particularly reliable and accurate measurement technology for a completely new approach to continuously monitoring the condition of railway gearboxes.
The GGT GearSaver® system has been designed to monitor and evaluate the condition of the gear oil and to not only detect any damage as early as possible, but also to prevent it, if possible. The overwhelming majority of all damage to gearboxes is caused by missing or incorrect lubrication, which can be avoided by continuous monitoring and timely replacement of the oil. As a multi-criteria sensor, the GGT GearSaver® monitors a large number of relevant physical quantities that provide information about the condition of the gear oil…
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