MANUFACTURE

Composite blades and struts are manufactured using carbon fibre/epoxy materials provided by TOHO-TENAX (Japan). The materials used is 130 deg. C cure carbon/epoxy prepreg with increased resin content to improve fatigue strength. Parts are made using autoclave cure using composite tooling. Full material traceability and quality inspection is introduced.

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The PMSG generator is made with use of high quality materials - including aircraft-grade aluminium.

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The winding on the generator lamination are on the stator, while the rotor ring is equipped with multiple rows of high-quality magnets.

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TOHO TENAX (Japan) delivers to Axowind high grade specially formulated epoxy carbon-fibre prepreg for manufacturing of our turbine blades and struts, allowing for higher quality and reliability of the product.

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Struts and blades are fabricated using high-pressure cure cycle and a proprietory technique.

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After cure - composite parts are inspected for defects and conformity with the design drawings.

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Finished parts (strut shown) are prepared for application of paint.

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Painted parts prior to assembly are stored in dedicated racks.

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Trial assembly of the prototype turbine allowed for fine-tuning of the assembly process.

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The state of art Autoclaves are used for manufacturing the Carbon-Fibre turbine parts.