World's biggest Wind Turbine Blades by Siemens

The B75 Quantum blade produced by Siemens, is the world’s largest rotor blade for wind turbines. It is a 75 meter fiberglass component cast in one piece! The blade is almost as big as the wingspan of an Airbus A380.

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World's biggest Wind Turbine Blades by Siemens

Thanks to its unique airfoils, offers superior performance at a wide range of wind speeds.

The tips of the blades move at up to 80 meters per second, or 290 km/h (180 mph).

The mold used for the construction, had to consist of two parts so that it could be transported.

The rotor has a swept area of 18,600 square meters, the equivalent to almost two and a half soccer fields.

Has a 6MV capacity with a rotor diameter of 154 meters.

Siemens will be installing 300 new-generation wind turbines off Britain’s coast.

World's biggest Wind Turbine Blades by Siemens

World's biggest Wind Turbine Blades by Siemens

via gizmodo

source Siemens

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