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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. 8 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7011823
Patent Number(s):
4465537 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 6-379631
Assignee:
North Wind Power Co., Inc., Moretown, VT (United States) PTO; EDB-94-122280
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP03533
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 19 May 1982
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; TURBINE BLADES; FABRICATION; WIND TURBINES; CASTING MOLDS; GRINDING; LAYERS; WOOD; COMMINUTION; EQUIPMENT; MACHINERY; MACHINING; TURBINES; TURBOMACHINERY; 170602* - Wind Energy Engineering- Turbine Design & Operation

Citation Formats

Coleman, C. Method of making a wooden wind turbine blade. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Coleman, C. Method of making a wooden wind turbine blade. United States.
Coleman, C. Tue . "Method of making a wooden wind turbine blade". United States.
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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. 8 figs.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {8}
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