Personal tools
log in | join | help
Sections

Introducing 3M Wind Blade Protection Coating W4600

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 08, 2013 01:09 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by pressroom last modified May 07, 2013

Awareness is growing in the wind industry about the severe impact that erosion on the leading edge of wind blades can have on turbine output. Erosion can lead to a significant loss in annual energy production, costing owners and operators thousands of dollars. Blade repair and protection can help provide significant annual energy production improvements, reduce costly downtime, and protect the integrity of the blade.




 

 

Erosion coating provides significant performance advantages

Awareness is growing in the wind industry about the severe impact that erosion on the leading edge of wind blades can have on turbine output. Erosion can lead to a significant loss in annual energy production, costing owners and operators thousands of dollars. Blade repair and protection can help provide significant annual energy production improvements, reduce costly downtime, and protect the integrity of the blade.

3M logo

3M Renewable Energy Division is now introducing a new and innovative solution for blade protection at WINDPOWER, May 5-8, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. 3M™ Wind Blade Protection Coating W4600 is a two-component polyurethane coating that provides excellent erosion protection properties to help prevent and repair leading edge erosion on wind blades.

3M has a proven history of providing highly durable solutions in the industry with its 3M Wind Blade Protection Tape. This product has provided significant reductions in leading edge erosion, and has also helped extend maintenance and service intervals. Designed to offer game-changing performance and protection, 3M Wind Blade Protection Coating W4600 further expands 3M’s portfolio of erosion protection solutions. The coating is designed for application in OEM facilities and can be easily applied via brush or casting.

“3M has performed extensive testing on this product and customers will see that it provides superior performance for a critical industry need,” said Christian Claus, business development manager, 3M Renewable Energy Division. “We are proud to expand our product offering to the wind industry.”

Source: Business Wire

 


 

 

 
 
 

Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.