TAILING DEVICE FOR TOWER LIFTING
Publication Date: 2014-Mar-28
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The present invention proposes a technique to install tower section of a wind turbine. The technique includes a door hinge or a trailing device as support to install the tower section without utilizing a trailing crane. One side of the door hinge is installed at the tower section flange when supported on ground. Other side of the hinge is laid on floor. The door hinge includes an active J hook, which opens and closes to fit the tower section for installation. The door hinge includes adjustable base plate, rubber support and heavy-duty pillow block to grip the tower section for installation.