The near-shore wind project, Fryslan wind farm, is a 380MW commission in the Frisian section of Ijsselmeer Lake in the Netherlands. Densit Ducorit S8 ultra-high performance grout was chosen to be the grouting solution for securing the concrete platform over the monopile foundations.
Densit Ducorit S8 designed specifically for offshore wind turbine grouting brings superior installation speed, and performance reliability. The Fryslan wind farm is a 380MW commission in the Frisian section of Ijsselmeer Lake in the Netherlands that started in October 2020.
With 89 concrete platforms grouted onto monopile transition pieces, the grouting work was extensive. Two tons of Ducorit S8 material per grouted connection were used. Round the clock work was needed to complete the project which was possible because of the continuous pumping process that the Densit brand can handle, surpassing the OPC concrete alternative. The Ducorit S8 grout enabled three foundation installations within 24 hours.
According to NS Energy, the Fryslan wind farm is expected to generate 1,184GWh of clean electricity a year, or approximately 340,000 Dutch households over the expected life span of 20 years.
Certified for installation in ambient conditions down to 1°C with outstanding flow retention, Ducorit S8 grout enabled three foundation installations within 24 hours. Ducorit S8 grout is DNV-GL-ST-C502 certified. It is a pneumatically transferred product, purpose designed for grouted connections in offshore wind turbine foundations.
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