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Wind Turbine Blade Moulding

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000232285D
Publication Date: 2013-Oct-30
Document File: 1 page(s) / 91K

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Abstract

Use of a shaped plug in manufacture of turbine blade with trailing edge flaps.

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Wind Turbine Blade Moulding 

Use of a shaped plug in manufacture of turbine blade with trailing edge flaps 

 


1. Blade laid up and vacuum infused with trailing edge portions omitted 


2. Plug inserted in mould and used to accurately position trailing edge web 


3. Mould closed with plug still in place and used to locate trailing edge web 


4. On demoulding the trailing edge plug is removed   


5. Trailing edge flap mechanism is now installed on accurately positioned trailing edge web