Wind power Features for August 2011

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New materials tackle weight, strength and cure time issues for wind turbine blades New materials tackle weight, strength and cure time issues for wind turbine blades

Bernd Hoevel, Senior R&D Manager, and Alain Sagnard, Senior R&D Engineer, at the Dow Chemical Company, describe how the company's foam core material and epoxy resin systems can help manufacture lighter, stronger wind turbine blades.

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Core material reduces cost and weight of longer wind turbine blades Core material reduces cost and weight of longer wind turbine blades

Fred Stoll, Chief Engineer, WebCore Technologies LLC, explains how TYCOR® W core material is helping wind turbine blade designers reduce the cost and weight of bigger blades while giving operations managers improved quality.