Wind/Energy Composites

Wind and energy is the fastest growing end market for composite materials. Wind blades, oil rig tubulars, solar panel frames and other structures are forecast to consume more composite materials than any other market over the next decade.
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Service & repair: Optimizing wind power’s grid impact

As wind farms surge into the electrical mainstream, a fast-growing industry works to maximize the service lives of the composite blades that harvest the power of the wind.
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Plant tour: Aeris Energy, Caucaia, Brazil

In Northeast Brazil, wind blade manufacturer Aeris Energy is laser-focused on serving the domestic energy market, but it's poised to expand to serve the entire world. In the process, it has developed operations and a workforce that makes it a standout in the region.
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Saertex develops glass-fiber reinforcement material for wind-turbine rotor blades

The new high-strength glass unidirectional fabric achieves tensile strengths that are reportedly up to 20% higher than conventional glass UD fabrics