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Riblet-Surfaces for Improvement of Efficiency of Wind Turbines

Deliverables

Final Dissemination and Exploitation plan and achieved D&E results

This report describes the final Dissemination and Exploitation plan as well as the achieved D&E results.

Selection of technology in a benchmark by performance evaluation

This report summarises the findings of the performance evaluation of the two technology sreams and the concluding selection of the technology for up-scaling and field testing.

Preliminary Dissemination and Exploitation plan

This report outlines the preliminary plan for dissemination and exploitation activities envisaged by the individual project beneficiaries.

Test of application technique on mock-up

This report describes the test results of the application technique on the mock-up.

Performance investigation completed

This report describes the results of the performance investigation on the prototypic rotor blades equipped with the riblet stractures.

Final report on requirements

This report desribes the final requirements for - performance of materials and processes - production - riblet tolerances - maintenance - means of compliance as refined according to the progressing work witihn the first project months.

Expected impact on performance

This report outlines the expected impact of the riblet-coated rotor-blades on their performance in terms of power generation.

Application mould material defined

The material for the embossing mould has been defined based on the requirements in terms of material properties and compatibility with the coating as developed in WP4.

Coated rotor blades mounted

The coated rotor blades have been successfully mounted to the selected wind turbine.

Lacquer material for application trials and rotorblade coating available

This deliverable comprises the optmised coating material for application on the rotor blades

Coated rotor blades and basic process design for the coating process

This deliverable comprises prototypes of coated rotor blades as well as the basic design for the coating process.

Disposable slot die

This deliverable is a demonstrator of the disposable slot die for the riblet applicator.

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Publications

Process abilities of the riblet-coating process with dual-cure lacquers

Author(s): Heinrich Kordy
Published in: CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, 2016, ISSN 1755-5817
DOI: 10.1016/j.cirpj.2015.08.003