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Title: Method of making a wooden wind turbine blade

Abstract

A wooden wind turbine blade is formed by laminating wood veneer in a compression mold having the exact curvature needed for one side of the blade, following which the other side of the blade is ground flat along its length but twisted with respect to the blade axis.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Warren, VT
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA; Rockwell International Corporation
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
865130
Patent Number(s):
US 4465537
Assignee:
North Wind Power Company, Inc. (Moretown, VT)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP03533
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; wooden; wind; turbine; blade; formed; laminating; wood; veneer; compression; mold; exact; curvature; following; ground; flat; length; twisted; respect; axis; wind turbine; turbine blade; wooden wind; compression mold; wood veneer; ground flat; exact curvature; laminating wood; /156/144/416/

Citation Formats

Coleman, Clint. Method of making a wooden wind turbine blade. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Coleman, Clint. Method of making a wooden wind turbine blade. United States.
Coleman, Clint. Sun . "Method of making a wooden wind turbine blade". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865130.
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abstractNote = {A wooden wind turbine blade is formed by laminating wood veneer in a compression mold having the exact curvature needed for one side of the blade, following which the other side of the blade is ground flat along its length but twisted with respect to the blade axis.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
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