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Vestas Past Presentation: OEM Studies Toward Leading Edge Protection

Vestas Past Presentation: OEM Studies Toward Leading Edge Protection

There are several factors that affect the degradation of blades, including blade materials, design, and age of the blade etc. Find out the impact of this on the performance.

Get the past presentation by Vestas on "OEM Studies toward Leading Edge Protection" and learn from the industry experts about the new blade design and leading edge protection products

Presentation discusses:

  • Leading edge erosion, how it occurs, effects/consequences
  • New blade design to mitigate effects of leading edge erosion 
  • Leading edge protection products and how to choose the "right" product
  • Accomplishing an industry standard approach to leading edge erosion characterisation & testing 
Article on Tackling the Challenges of Rain Erosion on Rotor Blades

Article on Tackling the Challenges of Rain Erosion on Rotor Blades

Rain Erosion is becoming more common and aggressive. Its impact is substantial, bearing in mind that turbine manufacturers and operators are in a race to improving the blade's operational life when turbines are also reaching 25 years of active service life. 

Get this exclusive article on "Tackling the Challenges of Rain Erosion" and learn more about innovations regarding the leading-edge erosion for rotor blades. 

Registration Form - Rotor Blades 2020

Registration Form - Rotor Blades 2020

Are you interested in attending the 9th International Advances in Rotor Blades for Wind Turbine Conference? Download the registration form to quickly reserve your spot. 

Nabrawind Presentation on Advanced Validation Strategies for Segmented Blades

Nabrawind Presentation on Advanced Validation Strategies for Segmented Blades

The presentation covers the following:

  • Certification approach for sub-structure level testing 
  • Segment test experience 
  • Correlation models and test results 
  • Time to market reduction  

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DNV GL Presentation on BLARE - A Joint Industry Project to Improve Blade Repair Quality

DNV GL Presentation on BLARE - A Joint Industry Project to Improve Blade Repair Quality

The presentation covers the following:

  • The need for damage categorization 
  • Working with a damage database
  • Improved blade maintenance approach
  • Other rotor blade certification services 
We4Ce B.V. Presentation on 2 Bladed versus 3 Bladed: From a Rotor Perspective

We4Ce B.V. Presentation on 2 Bladed versus 3 Bladed: From a Rotor Perspective

Read this exclusive We4Ce presentation on "2 Bladed versus 3 Bladed: From a Rotor Perspective" and gain insights on how 2 bladed energy gives lower LCOE. 

The presentation covers the following topics:

  • Impact of LCOE
  • Case studies 
  • Impact on manufacturing 


Interview with Siemens and TPI Composites on Current Challenges for Rotor Blades

Interview with Siemens and TPI Composites on Current Challenges for Rotor Blades

Read this exclusive expert interview with Jeppe Funk Kirkegaard, Head of Offshore Blade, Structural Design Department, Siemens Gamesa Renewables Energy and Alexander Krimmer, Senior Engineer, TPI Composites where they provide insights on manufacturing challenges and cycle time requirements of the materials.

Download this interview and learn more about:

1. Challenges of very large OF blades

2. Manufacturing challenges

3. Cycle time requirements of the materials

4. Top three cost drivers

TPI Composites Presentation on Faster Time to Market by Deep Partnership between Manufacturing and Engineering

TPI Composites Presentation on Faster Time to Market by Deep Partnership between Manufacturing and Engineering

Read this exclusive presentation by Johannes G. Leib, Global Technical Program Manager, TPI Composites on the topic of "Faster Time to Market by Deep Partnership between Manufacturing and Engineering". 

The presentation covers the following topics:

  • The value of an intense DFM review between manufacturer and designer
  • Utilizing the advantages of Model Based Manufacturing
  • Managing and mitigating risks before start of production – Avoiding bad surprises upfront