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Title: Wooden wind turbine blade manufacturing process

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
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Rockwell International Corp., Canoga Park, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865900
Patent Number(s):
4597715
Assignee:
North Wind Power Company, Inc. (Moretown, VT)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F05 - INDEXING SCHEMES RELATING TO ENGINES OR PUMPS IN VARIOUS SUBCLASSES OF CLASSES F01-F04 F05B - INDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO MACHINES OR ENGINES OTHER THAN NON-POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES OR ENGINES, TO WIND MOTORS, TO NON-POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMPS, AND TO GENERATING COMBUSTION PRODUCTS OF HIGH PRESSURE OR HIGH VELOCITY
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F03 - MACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS F03D - WIND MOTORS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP03533
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
wooden; wind; turbine; blade; manufacturing; process; formed; laminating; wood; veneer; compression; mold; exact; curvature; following; ground; flat; length; twisted; respect; axis; manufacturing process; wind turbine; turbine blade; wooden wind; compression mold; wood veneer; ground flat; exact curvature; laminating wood; /416/

Citation Formats

Coleman, Clint. Wooden wind turbine blade manufacturing process. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Coleman, Clint. Wooden wind turbine blade manufacturing process. United States.
Coleman, Clint. Wed . "Wooden wind turbine blade manufacturing process". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865900.
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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 = {1986},
month = {1}
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