30 Sep '11, 4pm

Energy Composites and SSP enter wind turbine blade partnership

Energetx Composites and Aeroblade establish wind blade manufacturing partnership Energetx Composites of the USA and wind turbine blade designer Aeroblade of Spain have entered into a Manufacturing Master Supply Agreement through which Energetx will become Aeroblade’s manufacturing partner in North America. New materials tackle weight, strength and cure time issues for wind turbine blades Bernd Hoevel, Senior R&D Manager, and Alain Sagnard, Senior R&D Engineer, at the Dow Chemical Company, describe how the company's foam core material and epoxy resin systems can help manufacture lighter, stronger wind turbine blades.Members' Content Meeting the challenge of wind turbine blade repair With a growing number of composite wind turbine blades now in service, rotor blade maintenance is becoming a major issue. George Marsh looks at the techniques used to inspect and repair blades a...

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